Media releases

06 Feb 2014Contribute to Lake Morris plan

Residents are invited to provide their input into a study that will determine the future use of Lake Morris (Copperlode Dam).

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05 Feb 2014Esplanade to get sewer upgrade

The next stage of a major upgrade to Cairns' sewer network will start next week, taking in parts of the Cairns Esplanade. Loss of parking will occur.

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03 Feb 2014Workshops to aid disaster preparation

Cairns Regional Council is asking residents to consider whether they would have been adequately prepared, had Tropical Cyclone Dylan taken a different path, and to take advantage of upcoming free disaster preparation workshops.

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31 Jan 2014Long-term planning for Lake Morris

Cairns Regional Council will take a long-term view of Lake Morris Road, with a plan to investigate public use of Copperlode Dam and its surrounds.

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31 Jan 2014New conservatory to showcase botanical beauty

A purpose-built conservatory will soon showcase many of the Cairns Botanic Gardens' most spectacular plant species. Inspired by the iconic licuala palm, the conservatory is expected to be completed at the end of this year. The George Watkins Orchid House and Munro Martin Fernery have been closed to allow works to commence.

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28 Jan 2014Work to start on airport link

 Construction will soon start on a second road link between the Cairns CBD and Cairns Airport.

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24 Jan 2014Top citizen can put on a show

More than three decades' service to the Cairns community has been acknowledged with the announcement of the 2014 Cairns Regional Council Citizen of the Year.

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23 Jan 2014Plaque to honour Gordonvale namesake

A century after the town of Gordonvale took his name, the grave of John Gordon will finally receive recognition in a special ceremony tomorrow (Friday 24 January 2014).

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23 Jan 2014Splash of pink shows support

A splash of pink is visible every Friday at the Portsmith Waste Transfer Station, as employees show their support for the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

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23 Jan 2014Rates notices to be issued

Half-yearly rates notices will be issued tomorrow, Friday 23 January 2014 with ratepayers given until close of business on 24 February 2014 to pay their rates.

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