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Cairns Public Amenities

The installation of a new public amenities block at the intersection of Grafton and Spence streets (Centre Island) in Cairns improves the access and availability of public amenities near the Cairns Convention Centre and Central Business District.

The block is provided through the Public Domain Improvement Program (PDIP), which funds minor capital works to deliver a range of long lasting benefits to the community as well as ensuring the best possible experience for visitors during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

In addition, the project funds the purchase of portable amenities for use at a range of locations through the city at sporting related activities and events including Festival2018, the arts and culture festival held alongside the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Benefits

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will transform the Gold Coast and Queensland by creating benefits for our communities before, during and after the 11 days of competition. These are the benefits that this initiative will bring to Queenslanders across our state:

  • GC2018 creates opportunities for permanent legacy benefits from infrastructure improvements

  • GC2018 inspires Australians to become healthier and happier through an active lifestyle and physical activity.

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