02 Mar 2013Accolade for mental health advocate
A long-time advocate for mental health services has been recognised for her contribution to the wellbeing of local people at the 2013 Cairns Region Woman of the Year Awards.
02 Mar 2013Lake St revitalisation concept released
The first major component of the City Centre Master Plan is open for public comment with the release of concept designs for the revitalisation of Lake Street and Shields Street.
27 Feb 2013Lake Street consultation to start
Cairns Regional Council was today briefed on the refurbishment project for Lake Street and Shields Street and has approved the commencement of community engagement.
Sporting organisations are reminded that Expressions of Interest with regard to the use of new playing fields at Edmonton close on Monday.
21 Feb 2013Dengue confirmed in Port Douglas
Following confirmation from Queensland Health that two cases of dengue fever have been identified in Port Douglas, Cairns Regional Council is urging residents not to lower their guard in defending against the mosquito-borne disease.
20 Feb 2013Showreel puts spotlight on Cairns region
A showreel featuring the range of locations suitable for commercial filming has been produced to help shine a spotlight on the Cairns region.
20 Feb 2013Committee briefs Feb 20
Briefs from Cairns Regional Council Committee meetings on February 20, 2013.
Residents are invited to have their say on two major Cairns projects for which public consultation closes this week. The Grafton Street Chinese Heritage Concept Plan and the Southern Cycleway Draft Plan are currently receiving public feedback, which will be incorporated into the final design processes.
19 Feb 2013Inspirational women to share their stories
Cairns Regional Council’s International Women’s Day Breakfast will be held at the Pullman Cairns International on Saturday, March 2.
15 Feb 2013Pittman to speak at Sportstar Awards
Two-time world champion and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jana Pittman will be a world away from her training ground in the snow-covered slopes of Europe when she visits the Cairns region next month for the North Queensland Sportstar Awards.