Media releases

08 May 2014Taxis roll into Lake Street

The newly constructed Lake Street taxi rank is set to roll into action this weekend as the city centre's new transport hub takes shape.

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07 May 2014Club volunteers to dine with cricket greats

The Queensland Bulls Masters have joined with Cairns Regional Council under the Go Clubs initiative to host the luncheon at Cazalys on 17 May.

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02 May 2014Bob's Builders find winning formula

 At last week's Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) Australasian Management Challenge, CRC's team – Bob's Builders – put its skills and knowledge of local government to the test against teams from 16 other regions.

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01 May 2014Carmen gets lucky in $3000 prize draw

The first of the Get Lucky on Lake monthly winners has been drawn, with Carmen Ferreira of Kewarra Beach the lucky shopper.

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30 Apr 2014Grand Parade applications open

Residents are urged to put some colour in their lives and a spring in their step to sign up for this year's Cairns Festival Grand Parade.

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30 Apr 2014Palm Cove Night Markets to start this week

Unique gifts, family entertainment and a stunning foreshore backdrop will combine to celebrate the start of the Palm Cove Night Markets on Friday 2 May 2014. The markets will be held at the northern end of Palm Cove every Friday evening from 5pm to 9pm.

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29 Apr 2014Awards focus on TNQ excellence

The 2014 TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards build on the success of the previous Tropical Innovation Awards, but offers a broader range of categories catering specifically to home-grown business expertise.

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28 Apr 2014Time to face challenges in northern growth

Cairns Mayor Bob Manning has highlighted the need for improved water and road infrastructure in addressing the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia this morning.

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27 Apr 2014Trees to be trimmed to manage colony

Council will commence trimming trees near the City Library and on the Novotel Oasis Resort site this week as part of a program aimed at reducing the number of flying foxes in the area.

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24 Apr 2014Free green waste disposal

As the wet season draws to a close, Cairns Regional Council is offering free disposal of green waste from this Saturday 26 April until Sunday 4 May.

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