Cairns Regional Council has approved a $1.13 million contract to VIS Constructions for the construction of the Flecker Botanic Gardens Conservatory.
13 Aug 2014Fields of Fire "sold out" in a week
Tickets to Fields of Fire have "sold out" in just one week proving the popularity of this nod to the region's agricultural past.
12 Aug 2014Chalk the Walk back by popular demand
Thanks to Cairns Festival the Esplanade will once again be brought to life with colour with the return of 'Chalk The Walk'. The event was one of the most popular on the Festival program last year and this year promises to be even more fun!
10 Aug 2014Packed program for Fluent
One of Cairns Festival's major showcase events, Fluent, hits the Esplanade on Sunday 31 August, with a full-day program celebrating this region's diversity in a hip hop/urban based multi-arts format. Embracing film, dance, spoken word, emceeing, roller sports, music and more, the theme of Fluent is "find your flow" encouraging young people to explore their expression and become fluent.
07 Aug 2014Share sustainable ideas for chance to win
There is extra incentive to learn about living more sustainably, thanks to a new round of prize draws associated with Cairns Regional Council's Green Thumb initiative.
Booklovers rejoice! Cairns' biggest annual book sale is back.
07 Aug 2014Free ticket needed for Fields of Fire
This year's Fields of Fire is set to be even bigger and better than last year's inaugural event. To avoid disappointment Festival goers are asked to obtain a FREE ticket from TicketLiNK to ensure entry on the day. No ticket, no entry.
07 Aug 2014Mic open to Christmas crooners
The hunt is on for performers at this year's Cairns Carols by Candlelight, with open auditions to take place later this month.
Next month's Future of Tropical Economies Conference (FTEC) is shaping up as the perfect precursor to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting, with a line-up of high quality speakers confirmed for the event.