Media releases

02 Dec 2013Cairns prepares for G20 spotlight

Cairns will host the G20 Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' meeting on 20 and 21 September 2014. Mayor Bob Manning says it's a great opportunity to showcase the region.

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29 Nov 2013Flexible learning to benefit communities

Cairns Regional Council Mayor Bob Manning has welcomed an announcement that construction will start early in 2014 on two special assistance schools for disengaged young people.

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29 Nov 2013Christmas lights will go on - rain or shine

Rain won't dampen the Christmas spirit in Cairns, with tomorrow evening's switching on of the Cairns Esplanade Christmas tree lights to go ahead regardless of weather.

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27 Nov 2013Markets a cruisey addition to waterfront

The first of a series of markets located adjacent to the Cairns cruise liner terminal will be held tomorrow.

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27 Nov 2013No change to speed limit

Speed limits in the Cairns CBD will remain unchanged.

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27 Nov 2013School games bid

Cairns Regional Council will support a bid to host the 2015 Pacific School Games in Cairns

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27 Nov 2013Meeting times to change

Meetings of Cairns Regional Council in 2014 will start at 9am.

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26 Nov 2013Australia Day Award nominations extended

Nominations for the Cairns Region 2014 Australia Day Awards have been extended until the end of this year.

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26 Nov 2013Swimming legend launches Go Clubs

Australian swimming legend and triple Olympian Lisa Curry will join forces with Cairns Regional Council this morning to officially launch Council's Go Clubs initiative at the Esplanade Lagoon.

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22 Nov 2013Final Mossman meeting for CRC

 Cairns Regional Council will meet in Mossman for the final time next week.

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