Media releases

02 Dec 2014Nominate a top citizen for Australia Day Awards

Time is running out to submit nominations in the 2015 Cairns Region Australia Day Awards.

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01 Dec 2014CRC snares state tourism award

CRC took out the Local Government Award at the 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards in Brisbane on Friday night. This followed receipt of a similar award at the Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards the previous week.

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01 Dec 2014Local talent to shine at Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight will fill Fogarty Park with music and magic on Sunday 14 December.

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27 Nov 2014Cyclone preparation gets practical

Cairns' Local Disaster Management Group will swung into action today as fictional Severe Tropical Cyclone Otis headed for the coastline.

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25 Nov 2014Lake St recognised as engineering feat

At the Engineers Australia Far North Queensland Engineering Excellence Awards, held at the weekend, the City Centre Alive project was named Design and Construction Project of the Year.

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25 Nov 2014Council celebrates outstanding staff

CRC's Training and Excellence Awards provided an opportunity for management to thank and congratulate staff members on their achievements, leadership and contribution to Council's operations.

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24 Nov 2014Mayoral statement re casino aquisition

Mayor Bob Manning has again questioned the current status of the probity process involved with the takeover of the Reef Hotel Casino. Cr Manning made a similar call a month ago.

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24 Nov 2014Cairns resilience earns national praise

A campaign to improve the resilience of the Cairns community in the face of disaster has been rated among the best in the nation.

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24 Nov 2014Bright Knights use Cairns force

Cairns Regional Council has back-to-back titles in its sights, as the Cairns Bright Knights take on the Local Government Management Australia (LGMA) Rural Management Challenge Queensland this week.

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24 Nov 2014Festive season starts with the flick of a switch

Festive season celebrations will start this weekend with the lighting of the Cairns Esplanade Christmas Tree.

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