Brinsmead is a suburb of the city of Cairns in Far
North Queensland, Australia. Brinsmead is located
8 km (5.0 mi) west of the city centre. The suburb of
Brinsmead takes its name from the Brinsmead
Gap, a topographical feature between the hills of
the Whitfield Range, in turn named after Horace
Brinsmead. Freshwater Christian College is
located in Brinsmead.