Media releases

18 Dec 2013Flying fox management policy

Council has adopted a general policy and Code of Practice in relation to management of flying fox colonies on Council-controlled land in urban areas.

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18 Dec 2013Vehicle restriction trial on Lake Morris Rd

 A restriction of cars on Lake Morris Road between 5pm and 8am will be trialled from March next year in a bid to improve safety for cyclists.

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18 Dec 2013Outdoor dining changes on hold

Elements of the Best Practice Use of Footpaths Policy relating to outdoor dining will be put on hold pending further consultation.

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18 Dec 2013Savings lead to improved position

Council has nearly halved its expected budget deficit, according to financial statements tabled at today's Ordinary Meeting.

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13 Dec 2013Bust out for NYE on Cairns Esplanade

New Year's Eve will once again bring a feast of festivity to the Cairns waterfront, with music, activities and fireworks set to ring in the start of 2014.

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13 Dec 2013Taipans join Christmas fun at library

The Cairns Taipans will help library-goers get into the Christmas spirit with a special Storytime next week.

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11 Dec 2013Water whiz Mawer to be honoured

Cairns' own world champion on water, Wayne Mawer, will be the guest of honour at a presentation at Cairns Regional Council on Wednesday 11 December 2013.

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11 Dec 2013Ordinary Meeting briefs – 11 December 2013

Ordinary Meeting briefs on 11 December 2013 included English St speed limit extended, Babinda waste transfer station change and Buyback shop improvements.

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11 Dec 2013Cyclone “Petra” to test disaster readiness

A fictional cyclone will send Cairns Regional Council's Disaster Coordination Centre (DCC) into activation mode today.

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10 Dec 2013Target reached in Mayor’s Christmas Appeal

Thanks to the generosity of local people and businesses, around 800 hampers will be filled with Christmas goodies and delivered to families who are doing it tough.

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