Hobson Drive Conservation Park

Location: Latrielle Terrace Brinsmead

Hobson Drive Conservation Park, Brinsmead, Cairns
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Hobson Drive Conservation Park is categorised as a Bushland/Conservation area.

Bushland/Conservation areas are generally un-embellished and are protected under the Nature Conservation Act 1992.  This means they are not accessible for normal recreation purposes, but more for protection of biodiversity and natural habitat.

History behind the name

Named after the road it adjoins.  Hobson Drive, Brinsmead is named after Alderman William Doyle Hobson who was present at the first meeting of the Municipal Council held in the Council Chambers on 22 July 1885. He was a prominent cane farmer and businessman in the shipping industry.

Last updated: 20 September 2017