Media releases

05 Jun 2014Understory deadline looms

Far North film makers have a week to submit their entries for the inaugural Understory Film Festival. The festival is being run by Cairns Regional Council to showcase the region's talent and build industry capacity. Submissions close on 10 June 2014.

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30 May 2014Tablelands features in TNQ20 nominations

 Hot on the heels of the successful Innovation Expo and Ideas After Dark at Malanda, Tablelands businesses are stepping up to show that they are among the region's best and brightest.

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30 May 2014A ton of interest in TNQ20 Awards

The inaugural TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards has cracked 100 nominations – but there is still room for many more.

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28 May 2014Shields St Heart open for discussion

The next stage of the City Centre Alive project will be open for discussion next month, as Cairns Regional Council invites public comment on the Shields Street Heart concept.

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28 May 2014Mutual benefit would be ideal water outcome

A group tasked with determining the most feasible options to meet the water demands of a growing Cairns will investigate various water supply and storage options, as well as methods of demand management and opportunities for increased use of recycled water.

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27 May 2014Cool guide to debut at Sustainable Living Expo

Next month's Sustainable Living Expo is shaping up to be the "coolest" yet.

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23 May 2014Copperlode energy consumption to be slashed

Huge energy savings will be achieved with the installation of a new water circulation system in Cairns' primary water reservoir this weekend.

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23 May 2014One week left to nominate for TNQ20

There is just one week left to nominate a worthy business for the inaugural TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards.

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22 May 2014Record golf day funds support COUCH project

Mayor Bob Manning has presented more than $20,000 to the Committee for Oncology Unit Cairns Hospital (COUCH) to assist with the construction of a wellness centre in Cairns

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21 May 2014Fees and Charges stay below CPI

 Cairns Regional Council's Governance Committee today recommended adoption of the new schedule, which will take effect on 1 July, pending approval by the full Council at next week's Ordinary Meeting.

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