Media releases

06 Nov 2014Be wise about water use

Shorter showers, full dishwashers and wise water use in the garden can go a long way in reducing the strain on water supplies, as dry weather continues to grip the Cairns region.

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06 Nov 2014Australia Day Awards nominations open

Nominations are now open in the Cairns Region 2015 Australia Day Awards.

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06 Nov 2014Applications invited for CBD improvement fund

Expressions of interest are now open for CBD businesses seeking dollar-for-dollar funding to improve the amenity of the Cairns city centre.

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03 Nov 2014Long-time lappers make final splash

A final splash was made at the "old" Tobruk Memorial Pool this morning to signal the start of a new era for the swimming complex.

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30 Oct 2014Are you ready for cyclone season?

With a new cyclone season just about to start, residents are reminded that now is the best time to make preparations to survive a natural disaster.

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27 Oct 2014Survey to gauge household recycling

Council-contracted survey officers will be out and about during the next two weekends to gauge household recycling habits.

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27 Oct 2014Draft planning scheme open for comment

Public consultation is now open on the document that will guide growth and development in the Cairns region during the next 20 years.

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24 Oct 2014Mayor questions casino probity process

Cairns Mayor Bob Manning has today questioned the current status of the probity process involved with the takeover of the Reef Hotel Casino by AQUIS proponent, Tony Fung.

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24 Oct 2014Get an inside view of Disaster Coordination Centre

Members of the public will get an inside look at the Cairns Disaster Coordination Centre at an Open Day in the lead-up to the start of the cyclone season.

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24 Oct 2014Bears to rebuild with Lego

Brinsmead's Loridan Drive Reserve will be transformed into an outdoor cinema next week for a free family movie night.

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