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Brinsmead
CairnsQueensland
Population 5,234 (2011 census)
Established 1975
Postcode(s) 4870
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Cairns
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Suburbs around Brinsmead:
Redlynch Freshwater Stratford
Redlynch Brinsmead Whitfield
Redlynch Redlynch
Kanimbla
Kanimbla

Brinsmead is a suburb of the city of Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. It located 8 km (5.0 mi) west of the city centre. The suburb takes its name from the Brinsmead Gap, a topographical feature between the hills of the Whitfield Range, in turn named after Horace Brinsmead. Freshwater Christian College is located in Brinsmead.

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