Media releases

07 Apr 2014Disaster prep for the whole family

Preparing for a cyclone or other natural disaster might seem daunting for families with young children.To make this task a little easier, Council has partnered with Reuse and Recycle Cairns to present a family workshop to help parents and children to plan for a natural disaster.

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05 Apr 2014Shop now to get lucky on Lake St

A major competition with a prize pool of $80,000 has been launched by Cairns Regional Council in a bid to support city traders while work is underway to re-develop Lake Street.

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03 Apr 2014Never too young to discover garden wonders

The "Little Taccas" program, named after the tropical plant Tacca integrifolia, will kick off next month to give young children an appreciation for nature and gardening.

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02 Apr 2014Awards celebrate cultural diversity

Nominations are now open for two Cairns Cultural Diversity Awards that will be presented during Cultural Diversity Week (formerly Peace Week) celebrations from 20-28 September.

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01 Apr 2014Interest sought for car park partnership

Cairns Regional Council has called for Expressions of Interest from potential commercial partners for the construction of a multi-storey car park in the Cairns CBD.

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25 Mar 2014Jabirus offer helping hand at wetlands

The Jabirus volunteer group has recently taken up residence at Cattana Wetlands on Tuesday mornings.

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25 Mar 2014Strategy to secure region's water

Long-term sustainability of the Cairns region's water supplies will be the focus of a new Council advisory group.

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24 Mar 2014Seawall reconstruction starts

Work has today started on the long-awaited replacement of the Machans Beach seawall.

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24 Mar 2014Library brings back conversation over a cuppa

Conversation Café is the newest addition to Smithfield Library's monthly calendar, bringing people together to discuss a set topic chosen by participants over a cuppa in a friendly, supportive environment.

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19 Mar 2014Edmonton pool earns retirement

The ageing Edmonton Pool will be retired from public service on June 30 as Cairns Regional Council looks to establish new recreational opportunities in the immediate area.

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