Media releases

07 Aug 2013Temporary closure – Lake Morris Rd

Lake Morris Road will be closed to all traffic this Friday, August 9, from 7am to 4pm.

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02 Aug 2013Council's role in Aquis Resort proposal

The proposed Aquis Resort at the Great Barrier Reef, to be located on Yorkeys Knob Road, has been accepted as a Coordinated Project by the Office of the Coordinator-General, Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. A draft Terms of Reference will be prepared by the State outlining the requirements for an Environmental Impact Statement, followed by a public notification process.

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31 Jul 2013Last chance for parade entries

The deadline to enter the James Cook University Grand Parade has been extended until 5pm Wednesday 7 August. There has been an overwhelming response making it impossible to accept entries beyond the new deadline.

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29 Jul 2013Mt Whitfield controlled burn

Cairns Regional Council advises that a controlled burn is scheduled to take place for the Mount Whitfield Conservation Park from 12 noon tomorrow, 30 July, weather permitting.

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29 Jul 2013Deputy Mayor buoyed by trip to China

Deputy Mayor Terry James buoyed by trip to China.

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26 Jul 2013Disability Action Week Awards

Uplifting stories from those who inspire people of all abilities will be shared when Cairns Regional Council announces its Disability Action Week Award winners on 9 September, 2013.The fourth annual awards will recognise the achievements of people with a disability and nominations open on 29 July, 2013.

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25 Jul 2013Tree planting event to mark National Tree Day

Hundreds of Cairns residents will get their hands dirty and give back to our environment on National Tree Day this Sunday, 28 July.

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25 Jul 2013Seniors Week in Douglas

There's plenty happening in the Douglas area for Seniors Week, 17 to 25 August.

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25 Jul 2013 Celebrate Paradise with Cairns Festival

With old favourites and a host of new events this year's Cairns Festival offers the community plenty of opportunities to Celebrate Paradise.

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25 Jul 2013Changes to car parks for Swisse Color Run

Council advises that due to the number of runners taking part in this Sunday's Swisse Color Run, the car park that services Muddy's Playground and the Esplanade skate park will be closed from 6am – 11.30am.

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