Media releases

07 Aug 2014Bag a bargain at libraries book sale, 15-17 August 2014

Booklovers rejoice! Cairns' biggest annual book sale is back.

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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.

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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.

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06 Aug 2014Qld Treasurer added to Tropical Economies speaker line-up

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.

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05 Aug 2014Council to pay respects to flight MH17 victims

Flags outside the Cairns Regional Council building will be flown at half-mast as a mark of respect for the victims of the downing of flight MH17 on the declared National Day of Mourning this Thursday.

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05 Aug 2014Young ambassadors sample life in Cairns

Young representatives of Cairns' Sister Cities are this week enjoying a taste of life in Cairns, thanks to the Sister Cities Youth Ambassador program.

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05 Aug 2014Council lodges submission to Aquis EIS review

Cairns Regional Council has today, 5 August 2014, made its submission to the Coordinator-General in response to the Aquis integrated resort Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The submission was prepared with the assistance of a panel of consultants, who had been selected for their expertise in dealing with major development projects.

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04 Aug 2014Cairns People's Orchestra a first for regional Australia

From virtual beginners to virtuosos, everyone is invited to join the People's Orchestra - the first time the concept has been used in regional Australia. Join the information session on Friday (8 August) from 6pm at the Cairns Botanic Garden Visitor Centre.

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01 Aug 2014Workshops bring cool ideas to housing

The Cairns housing industry is embracing the concept of sustainable tropical design, demonstrated by the level of participation at a targeted workshop yesterday.

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01 Aug 2014Time running out for garden entries

Just days remain for local green thumbs to enter the running for a host of prizes in the Seniors Week Garden Competition and to get their hands on the final tickets to the popular Garden Tea Party.

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