Media releases

12 Feb 2014School of Arts makeover approved

A Development Application for the upgrade of the School of Arts Building in Lake Street has been approved.

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12 Feb 2014Earth Hour contribution

Cairns Regional Council will again participate in the Earth Hour initiative by switching off non-essential lighting on 29 March.

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12 Feb 2014MoU with university

A new Memorandum of Understanding MoU) between Council and James Cook University will ensure ongoing collaboration in the interest of community wellbeing and development.

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12 Feb 2014Coconut policy to mitigate risks

Council's Infrastructure Services Committee has recommended the adoption of a Coconut Management Policy for Council-managed land.

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12 Feb 2014City Centre Alive gateway statement

An artistic gateway statement will be established at the corner of Lake Street and Aplin Street to welcome visitors to the newly upgraded city centre.

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12 Feb 2014Public to name Cattana lakes

Residents will have the opportunity to name the six lakes at Cattana Wetlands.

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12 Feb 2014Aquarium DA approved

Council has approved with conditions a Development Application for an aquarium proposed for Lake Street in the Cairns CBD.

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10 Feb 2014Nominate an outstanding woman

Less than two weeks remain to nominate an outstanding local woman to be recognised on International Women's Day.

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07 Feb 2014Get into Go Clubs to access grants, benefits

The first round of grants under the recently-launched Go Clubs initiative is now open to local sporting clubs.

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06 Feb 2014Contribute to Lake Morris plan

Residents are invited to provide their input into a study that will determine the future use of Lake Morris (Copperlode Dam).

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