Project updates about the Cairns Convention Centre upgrade
Early preparatory works are underway on the Cairns Convention Centre, expansion and refurbishment.
Snapshot as at 24 July 2020
- 60 subcontracts have been awarded
- 45 of these awarded to local businesses
- 204 onsite workers inducted, 180 are local
The Managing Contractor, Lendlease, is currently reporting a forecast extension for the refurbishment to February 2021. The expansion work is expected to be complete Quarter 2, 2022.
The Department of Housing and Public Works is exploring a range of options to mitigate COVID-19 impacts to achieve earliest possible completion.
Tradie information session
Local tradies keen to throw their hard hats into the ring for work on the Cairns Convention Centre expansion can learn about work packages and how to apply, at upcoming industry information sessions.
Stunning new designs detail now available
The latest architectural designs for the new-look Cairns Convention Centre have just been released, revealing for the first time an impressive interior bathed in sunlight and stunning sky deck overlooking Trinity Inlet.
- Last updated:
- 3 August 2020