Media releases

24 Sep 2014Annual Report adopted

The 2013-14 financial year ended with a surplus of $7.4 million, according to the Annual Report adopted by Council today.

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24 Sep 2014Seawall contract awarded

Council today awarded the construction contract to JDS Group Pty Ltd for $4.3 million.

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22 Sep 2014Cairns' G20 performance get rave reviews

Mayor Bob Manning has praised the Cairns community for its contribution to a successful G20 Finance Meeting at the weekend.

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12 Sep 2014Celebration of Cairns' diversity

Cairns will celebrate its diverse, multicultural community during the next two weeks with a host of activities designed to promote friendship and cultural awareness.

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12 Sep 2014Mayor to address tourism masterclass

Recognising the importance of partnerships in attracting investment is the key to a successful tourism industry, says Cairns Mayor Bob Manning, who will address a Tourism Masterclass on the Sunshine Coast ahead of next week's Destination Q forum.

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11 Sep 2014Final chance to have say on recreational plans

Members of the community are invited to have their say on draft plans for two of the region's most-loved recreational areas.

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11 Sep 2014Shining a light on City Library

Cairns City Library has become an after-dark attraction, thanks to the installation of new coloured feature lighting.

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05 Sep 2014Transport Minister to join the party

Cairns Regional Council and the Queensland Government will join forces tomorrow to celebrate the completion of the City Centre Alive project.

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04 Sep 2014Public art completes Lake St picture

A finishing touch has been placed on the new-look Lake Street with the installation of a shell-like sculpture symbolising the wonders of nature.

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03 Sep 2014Grand Parade winners announced

For the FNQ Cerebral Palsy Support Group the Cairns Festival Grand Parade was a positive way of raising awareness. Little did the group know their entry would raise $5000 in prize money.

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