Cairns Hospital

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.

For more information visit the Cairns Hospital website or phone (07) 4226 0000.


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.

For more information visit the Cairns Private Hospital website or phone (07) 4052 5200.


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.

For more information visit the Cairns Day Surgery website or phone (07) 4051 5454.


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.

For more information visit the Cairns Clinic website or phone (07) 4050 7000.


General Practitioner

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.

Mosquitoes/midges/box jellyfish

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.


Emergency Services

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:


Motor Registry

The QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads website has helpful information about changing over your registration and license.


Post Offices

Search via the Australia Post website to find locations, opening hours and available services.