Former Martynvale Post Office
Places of Significance - Cairns Regional Council

This small suburban post office, opened in 1948, shows the small scale of Cairns' suburbs in an era before the popular use of the motor vehicle, which allowed postal facilities to be more centralised and further away from residential areas. Today it is expected that a postal facility will be found at a large shopping centre but in the days of few vehicles and largely bicycle use, small postal outlets were found in small suburban areas where post and public telephone facilities were available.

 

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