Media releases

10 Dec 2013Target reached in Mayor’s Christmas Appeal

Thanks to the generosity of local people and businesses, around 800 hampers will be filled with Christmas goodies and delivered to families who are doing it tough.

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10 Dec 2013Green Thumbs gather for sustainable prize

A program aimed at increasing discussion about sustainability and putting ideas into practice has attracted more than 6000 participants.

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06 Dec 2013Free mulch giveaway

Garden mulch will be made available to residents free of charge from Cairns Regional Council's waste transfer stations next week.

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05 Dec 2013Carols bring festive fun, support for community

The sounds of Christmas will ring out from Cairns' Fogarty Park this Sunday evening as Carols by Candlelight celebrates the festive season.

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04 Dec 2013Top trainees recognised

Cairns Regional Council celebrated the success of its trainees and its trainers at its annual training awards held today.

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04 Dec 2013Decisive year sets path for action

Cairns Regional Council Mayor Bob Manning has reflected on 2013 as a year of achievement for the council.

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03 Dec 2013Auslan video helps disaster preparation

A video providing advice to people with hearing impairment on accessing a public storm tide cyclone shelter is the latest addition to Cairns Regional Council's suite of disaster information. You can view the video here www.cairns.qld.gov.au/disaster

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02 Dec 2013Mayor welcomes short-listing for AFC Asian Cup training

Cairns has been short-listed as a potential pre-competition training location for Australia's biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup in 2015.

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02 Dec 2013Cairns prepares for G20 spotlight

Cairns will host the G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' meeting on 20 and 21 September 2014. Mayor Bob Manning says it's a great opportunity to showcase the region.

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29 Nov 2013Flexible learning to benefit communities

Cairns Regional Council Mayor Bob Manning has welcomed an announcement that construction will start early in 2014 on two special assistance schools for disengaged young people.

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