Media releases

23 Jan 2014Splash of pink shows support

A splash of pink is visible every Friday at the Portsmith Waste Transfer Station, as employees show their support for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

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23 Jan 2014Rates notices to be issued

Half-yearly rates notices will be issued tomorrow, Friday 23 January 2014 with ratepayers given until close of business on 24 February 2014 to pay their rates.

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17 Jan 2014Celebrate Australia Day with free activities

Cairns Regional Council is encouraging residents and visitors to join in free activities across the region to celebrate Australia's national day.

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15 Jan 2014Consul-General to visit Cairns

Cairns Regional Council will this week host a delegation of Chinese Consular representatives, including Chinese Consul-General Yongchen Zhao.

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09 Jan 2014Triple treat an Aussie first

In what is believed to be a first for Australia, Cairns Botanic Gardens will be the venue for a third titan arum flower in a single summer.

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03 Jan 2014Time to be water wise

Cairns region residents are asked to think about their water consumption, as water supplies are dropping due to an extended dry period.

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20 Dec 2013Smelly seconds for rare plant fans

A second titan arum – also known as the "corpse flower" – is expected to bloom in the coming weeks at the Cairns Botanic Gardens.

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20 Dec 2013Be a responsible dog owner this Christmas

Cairns Regional Council is calling on pet owners to be aware of their responsibilities to their pet and their community, particularly as Christmas approaches.

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18 Dec 2013Grandstand plans

Council is exploring the option to purchase a temporary grandstand system that would seat more than 2000 spectators at major sporting events.

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18 Dec 2013 Wi-Fi network to expand

Free Wi-Fi will be extended to more areas of the Cairns CBD in 2014.

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