Portsmith is an inner city area, which is focused on Industrial activity. The area is a major employment node for Cairns. Most of the land is not suitable for any type of development. This is a mainly low-income accommodation suburb but there have recently been some apartment complexes developed. Portsmith is about 5mins drive south of Cairns CBD.
• Few community facilities and services,
• A number of convenience stores and takeaway food outlets.
• Sunbus services some parts of Portsmith. Taxis also service the area but booking in advance is necessary.