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|Location||15 km (9 mi) N of Cairns|
|LGA(s)||Cairns Regional Council|
|State electorate(s)||Barron River|
Smithfield, about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) to the north of Cairns City Centre, Queensland, Australia was first established in 1876, and was a rival for dominance of the area to Cairns at that time. However, after a devastating flooding of the Barron River on which the settlement was situated during a cyclone, the original site was abandoned.
It is now a suburb of Cairns, and is the business and trade centre of the Cairns 'Northern Beaches'.
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