Media releases

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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05 Feb 2014Esplanade to get sewer upgrade

The next stage of a major upgrade to Cairns' sewer network will start next week, taking in parts of the Cairns Esplanade. Loss of parking will occur.

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03 Feb 2014Workshops to aid disaster preparation

Cairns Regional Council is asking residents to consider whether they would have been adequately prepared, had Tropical Cyclone Dylan taken a different path, and to take advantage of upcoming free disaster preparation workshops.

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