Media releases

21 May 2014Council RAP a Reconciliation Awards finalist

Cairns Regional Council's Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been recognised for its contribution toward closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents as a finalist in the Community category of the 2014 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.

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20 May 2014Lagoon closure for maintenance

Essential maintenance will be carried out on the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon and associated amenities from 10 to 28 June 2014, resulting in a full closure of these facilities for 17 days.

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19 May 2014Free mulch giveaway

Garden mulch will be made available to residents free of charge from Cairns Regional Council's waste transfer stations this weekend.

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19 May 2014Celebrating Sister Cities in words and pictures

Cairns Regional Council is running a competition for both primary and secondary school students, encouraging them to take an interest in Cairns' Sister Cities.

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19 May 2014Taipans turn page on too many elephants

National Simultaneous Storytime will be held on Wednesday 21 May at 11am. City, Earlville, Stratford, Smithfield, Gordonvale and Edmonton Libraries will participate.

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16 May 2014Leave feedback on Lake Placid master plan

Feedback is being sought on the proposed master plan for the popular recreation area at Lake Placid.

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16 May 2014Dog park options put to survey

A survey has been developed to allow residents, dog-owners and park users to have their say on the future use of Brinsmead's Goomboora Park.

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14 May 2014New walking track

A proposed new walking track linking the popular Blue Arrow walking track to Whitfield Hill has been endorsed by the Community Services Committee.

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14 May 2014Names for lakes

Names have been selected for the six lakes at Cattana Wetlands, following a public consultation process.

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14 May 2014Go Clubs seeks partners

The Community Services Committee has recommended that Expressions of Interest be sought from local businesses wishing to become involved with the Go Clubs program under a partnership arrangement.

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