Suburb Profiles

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Nearby Suburbs
Parramatta Park
Cairns City

Westcourt is an established inner city suburb of Cairns, adjacent to Parramatta Park and Bungalow. The main land uses and activities are commercial and residential in nature. Westcourt is about 7mins drive east of Cairns CBD.

The People
3209 people live in the area, and most access community facilities in nearby areas, including Manunda and the City. There are a range of housing types in Westcourt, with a very high proportion of flats and units. People who live in the area are most likely to be renting their accommodation. 

General facilities
Westcourt has a few community facilities and services, including local level parks, the Cairns Cricket Ground, retirement villages and the fire station. Residents are also able to access other services and facilities in nearby areas, which is facilitated by the Sunbus public transport service in the area. The nearest library is in Manunda, about 4mins drive west, and the closest public swimming pool is the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon, about 7mins drive east. 

There are no medical facilities in Westcourt but the nearby suburbs of Manunda, Cairns North and Cairns city are only a few minutes drive away. Cairns city offers the full complement of medical, dental and pathology services. The nearest hospital is Cairns Base Hospital about 7mins drive west.

There are a number of convenience shops in Westcourt including petrol stations. Westcourt is also home to the Direct Factory Outlet (DFO) shopping centre which includes a major grocery outlet and takeaway food outlets. The suburb also includes major electrical stores and other services. 

There are a number of child care centres in Westcourt and in adjacent suburbs of Manunda and Cairns city.

There are no schools in Westcourt but Trinity Bay High School is about 4mins drive away in Manunda. There is a primary school in Parramatta Park, about 3mins drive east and a number of other schooling options in Cairns city.

Public Transport
Sunbus provides a public transport service to the area and taxis are available.

Source:, Pricefinder & our own in house research
Last updated 22.06.2017