CHS Photographic Collection
Seeing is believing
The Cairns Historical Society’s photographic collection has been assessed as nationally significant for its extensive visual record of Cairns and Far North Queensland, including Cape York Peninsula.
The Cairns Historical Society holds over 24,000 digitised photographs. The photographs can be searched by subject or name and viewed in our collection catalogue.
The catalogue is not yet available online but our photographic team know the collection intimately and can assist with any query.
Purchase an image
Digital copies of images in the CHS photographic collection are available for sale.
- Low Resolution images (screen shots for reference and unpublished uses): $2
- High Resolution images (600 dpi Tiff Files): $26
Donate an image
The Society is always interested in hearing from people with images from Cairns and Far North Queensland. If you have an original image you think we could be interested in, please use the form below to make contact. We would love to hear from you!