Media releases

08 Mar 2014Joanne recognised for breast cancer support

A woman who has inspired local girls to follow in her footsteps in supporting members of the community battling breast cancer has been named Cairns Woman of the Year.

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05 Mar 2014Varied outlets to celebrate women

Just a handful of tickets remain available for this Saturday's Cairns Regional Council International Women's Day Breakfast that will held at the Shangri-La in Cairns on Saturday morning, the breakfast will feature the announcement of the 2014 Cairns Woman of the Year and Young Woman of the Year.

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26 Feb 2014Hefty fines for allowing mosquitoes to breed

Cairns Regional Council has issued five Cairns property owners with Public Health Orders as the number of reported dengue cases rises to over 100.

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26 Feb 2014Road closures for king tides

High tides will be higher than usual this week, with some road closures and some roads under traffic control.

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26 Feb 2014Artist needed for city centre signature piece

Artists are encouraged to develop a public art piece to take pride of place in the rejuvenated city centre.

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26 Feb 2014Council welcomes mountain bike push

Cairns is perfectly positioned to get the maximum benefit from the expansion of mountain bike tourism in the region, Cairns Acting Mayor Cr Terry James said today.

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25 Feb 2014Last chance to have a say on Lake Morris plan

Residents have only a few days to provide input into a study that will determine the future use of Lake Morris (Copperlode Dam).

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21 Feb 2014 Watch out for FNQ film makers

Local film makers and aspiring film geniuses can gain an audience – and cash prizes – thanks to the inaugural Understory Film Festival.

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21 Feb 2014Pets, parking, camping, roadside car sales: residents urged to have their say

Should dog owners take more responsibility for keeping their dogs quiet after 10pm? What kind of goods should be sold on roadsides? Is smoking on the Esplanade acceptable? Do you want segway businesses to be able to operate on city footpaths? Take part in our local laws issues survey to have your say.

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20 Feb 2014Cairns Festival: calling all performers

Performers, artists, rovers, workshop holders, bands, magicians, puppeteers, children's entertainers – whatever your artistic calling, Cairns Festival wants to hear from you! Applications to take part in Festival are now open.

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