School zones

All schools in the Cairns Local Government Area have a designated 1.5 hour speed zone in the morning (7.30am to 9.00am) and a 1 hour zone in the afternoon (2.30pm to 3.30pm), with the exception of:

  • Our Lady Help of Christians School (Balaclava Rd, Earlville): 1.5 hours in the morning (7.30am to 9.00am) and afternoon (2.00pm-3.30pm);
  • Cairns West State School (Mayers St, Manunda): 1.5 hours in the morning (7.30am to 9.00am) and afternoon (2.00pm-3.30pm);
  • Parramatta State School (Severin St and Minnie St, Parramatta Park): 1.5 hours in the morning (7.30am to 9.00am) and afternoon (2.00pm-3.30pm);
  • St Gerard Majella School and St Mary’s Catholic College (Anderson Rd, Woree): 1.5 hours in the morning (7.30am to 9.00am) and afternoon (2.30pm-4.00pm).

Schools are encouraged to establish a Safe School Travel (SafeST) Committee which can help a school community identify road safety concerns, and become an integral part of a school's safe travel strategy. Further information about a SafeST committee can be found on the Department of Transport and Main Roads website.

The Fact Sheets in Related Documents (Parking near Schools ( PDF, 0.16 MB ); Safe Routes to School ( PDF, 0.2 MB ); School Speed Limits and Loading Zones ( PDF, 0.75 MB )) have been developed as a resource for schools.

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Last updated: 23 December 2020