21 May 2014Council RAP a Reconciliation Awards finalist
Cairns Regional Council's Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been recognised for its contribution toward closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents as a finalist in the Community category of the 2014 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.
20 May 2014Lagoon closure for maintenance
Essential maintenance will be carried out on the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon and associated amenities from 10 to 28 June 2014, resulting in a full closure of these facilities for 17 days.
19 May 2014Free mulch giveaway
Garden mulch will be made available to residents free of charge from Cairns Regional Council's waste transfer stations this weekend.
Cairns Regional Council is running a competition for both primary and secondary school students, encouraging them to take an interest in Cairns' Sister Cities.
19 May 2014Taipans turn page on too many elephants
National Simultaneous Storytime will be held on Wednesday 21 May at 11am. City, Earlville, Stratford, Smithfield, Gordonvale and Edmonton Libraries will participate.
16 May 2014Leave feedback on Lake Placid master plan
Feedback is being sought on the proposed master plan for the popular recreation area at Lake Placid.
16 May 2014Dog park options put to survey
A survey has been developed to allow residents, dog-owners and park users to have their say on the future use of Brinsmead's Goomboora Park.
14 May 2014New walking track
A proposed new walking track linking the popular Blue Arrow walking track to Whitfield Hill has been endorsed by the Community Services Committee.
14 May 2014Names for lakes
Names have been selected for the six lakes at Cattana Wetlands, following a public consultation process.