Cairns Hospital is Australia’s first large-scale regional digital hospital, leading the way in health care information and technology. The 500+ bed public hospital offers a comprehensive range of health care services.
Cairns Private Hospital
Located only 150 metres back from the Cairns Esplanade, Cairns Private is a modern, well-equipped facility which offers a comprehensive range of medical and allied services.
Cairns Day Surgery
With specialist services including oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, gynaecology and paediatric surgery, Cairns Day Surgery helps minimise the disruption to your normal life.
The Cairns Clinic
Providing expert mental health services in Cairns, The Cairns Clinic is the first mental health clinic in Australia to receive accreditation by the International Standards of Organisation (ISO) and the Commonwealth Government’s National Mental Health Standards 20120.
Check out the Healthshare website to find a GP in your suburb.
National Health Services Directory
The National Health Services Directory links you to key information and contact details of a large range of health services including GPs, pharmacy, occupational therapy, emergency department and more.
ADF Family Health
The National ADF Family Health Program recognises the service and sacrifices of our Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families, and the difficulties many ADF families experience accessing affordable healthcare upon relocation. Visit the ADF Family Health website to learn more.
North Queensland is home to an array of flora and fauna unique to the tropical and desert environment. In the Far North, there are a few insects and animals that you need to keep and eye out for and avoid.
The 1st November to 30th April is cyclone season in North Queensland and with this there is also an increase in rainfall. As such, many areas are subject to flooding. In such events as cyclones and flooding/severe storms, it is best to be well prepared and informed. You can do this by visiting the following websites:
- Police, Fire and Emergency Services
- Bureau of Meteorology
- TIO Weather Alerts: TIO Weather Alerts is a free service tailored to your postcode, notifying you when severe weather is heading your way so you can be prepared.
The QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads website has helpful information about changing over your registration and license.
Search via the Australia Post website to find locations, opening hours and available services.