Media releases

01 Jul 2014Garden comp open to senior green thumbs

Entries are now open in the 2014 Seniors Week Garden Competition.

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01 Jul 2014Seniors step into active living

A free fitness class specifically catering for participants aged 55 and over has been added to the new Active Living timetable, which starts today.

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30 Jun 2014Celebrate business success at TNQ20 presentation

Tickets are now available for Cairns' premier business networking event, the TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards.

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30 Jun 2014Award-winning films in all-Aussie line-up

Do yowies really exist? In a coup for Cairns Festival, award-winning locally made movieThrowbackis set to premiere at Festival's all-Australian film festival.

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27 Jun 2014Blending of cultures in sisterly celebration

Colourful cultural performances and special VIP guests will be some of the highlights of the Sister Cities National Day celebration on Saturday July 5.

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27 Jun 2014Lake St southern section open

Another milestone has been reached in the revitalisation of the Cairns city centre, with the re-opening of the Lake St and Spence St intersection.

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27 Jun 2014Modern twist on gravely tales

The installation of QR (quick response) codes at the Pioneer Cemetery in McLeod Street has put Cairns' early history at the fingertips of visitors.

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25 Jun 2014Holiday activities to beat the boredom

There is no reason for kids to get bored these school holidays, with a host of free activities on the Cairns Esplanade and at Cairns Libraries branches.

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24 Jun 2014Time for buskers to shine

Cairns Festival is bringing back the buskers stage! Thanks to sponsor Pacific Toyota loungeroom performers will have the chance to bring their talents into the open each weekday of Cairns Festival (September 1-5).

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23 Jun 2014New look for Gordonvale Library

Gordonvale Library will receive a full refurbishment in the 2014-15 financial year, creating more space and a user-friendly layout as part of Cairns Regional Council's $121.6 million capital works program.

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