11 Dec 2013Cyclone “Petra” to test disaster readiness
A fictional cyclone will send Cairns Regional Council's Disaster Coordination Centre (DCC) into activation mode today.
11 Dec 2013Ordinary Meeting briefs – 11 December 2013
Ordinary Meeting briefs on 11 December 2013 included English St speed limit extended, Babinda waste transfer station change and Buyback shop improvements.
10 Dec 2013Target reached in Mayor’s Christmas Appeal
Thanks to the generosity of local people and businesses, around 800 hampers will be filled with Christmas goodies and delivered to families who are doing it tough.
10 Dec 2013Green Thumbs gather for sustainable prize
A program aimed at increasing discussion about sustainability and putting ideas into practice has attracted more than 6000 participants.
06 Dec 2013Free mulch giveaway
Garden mulch will be made available to residents free of charge from Cairns Regional Council's waste transfer stations next week.
The sounds of Christmas will ring out from Cairns' Fogarty Park this Sunday evening as Carols by Candlelight celebrates the festive season.
04 Dec 2013Top trainees recognised
Cairns Regional Council celebrated the success of its trainees and its trainers at its annual training awards held today.
04 Dec 2013Decisive year sets path for action
Cairns Regional Council Mayor Bob Manning has reflected on 2013 as a year of achievement for the council.
03 Dec 2013Auslan video helps disaster preparation
A video providing advice to people with hearing impairment on accessing a public storm tide cyclone shelter is the latest addition to Cairns Regional Council's suite of disaster information. You can view the video here www.cairns.qld.gov.au/disaster
Cairns has been short-listed as a potential pre-competition training location for Australia's biggest ever football tournament, the AFC Asian Cup in 2015.