Cairns - TAFE Queensland North

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The tropical city of Cairns offers a relaxed, laid back lifestyle and is home to a multicultural community of approximately 170,000 people. A vibrant, cosmopolitan city offering world-class sporting events and festivals the community enjoy the city delights and the beautiful surrounding natural environment.

Attractions including World Heritage listed rainforests and the Great Barrier Reef draw over two million visitors annually making Cairns one of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia.

The TAFE Queensland North, Cairns Campus, is situated in the heart of Cairns, located in the western suburb of Manunda approximately 4km from the city centre. Public transport is available to and from the campus.

Address and contact details

Address: Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets, Manunda, Cairns
Postal: TAFE Queensland - North Region, Locked Bag 1, CAIRNS QLD 4870
Telephone: 1300 656 959
Facsimile: (07) 4042 2622

Cairns campus map (PDF, 157KB)

Customer Service Centre hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 10:30am - 4:30pm

Facilities and services

Support services
TAFE Queensland North, Cairns Campus, provides a variety of services to support students in achieving personal, educational and employment goals.

Library services

Access the the Library Network section under Online services and browse our online catalogue and online resources, and view the full range of services, opening hours and contact details.

Library services and facilities include the Learning Centre, photocopying facilities, teleconferencing and videoconferencing, meeting rooms, DVD viewing areas, online library catalogue and online resources and databases, study and group seating areas, internet, library tours and library subject guides (LibGuides).

The Learning Centre consists of computers, scanners and printers. It is located in H Block, next to the Library. Here students can access computers for course related activities.

WiFi is available on campus to all currently enrolled TAFE Queensland North students.

Public transport

Sunbus operates throughout the city, running from the northern beaches to the southern suburbs via the CBD and the TAFE.  For information about zones, fares, tickets, ticket types, ticket prices and concessions.

Detailed information can be found on the Sunbus website or phone (07) 4057 7411.

Black & White Taxis provides taxi services for the Cairns region. Information can be found on the Cairns Black & White Taxi's website


Ample parking is available in various locations surrounding the TAFE buildings at no cost.