The Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation’s Cardiac Challenge will be held from 21-23 September 2019. Visit www.cardiacchallenge.com.au for more information.
KURANDA RANGE ROAD CLOSURE: The Far North Queensland Hospital Foundation advises that it has obtained a one-lane road closure of the Kennedy Highway (Kuranda Range) on Saturday, 21st September, 2019. To enable cyclists in the Mount Franklin Cardiac Challenge to safely traverse the Range, the up-lane will be closed from 6.00am–8.45am on that date.As per the permit, the closure will affect the uphill lane of the Kennedy Highway (Kuranda Range) from Canopy’s Edge, Smithfield to RainForestStation, Kuranda. Any cyclists who have not been able to reach the top of the Range by 8.00am, will be uploaded into a vehicle. All emergency vehicles will be able to traverse the Range in either direction if required during the closure. Your patience during this short closure is appreciated by the many cardiac patients in FNQ who the ride supports. For more information call 07-4226 6327.