Media releases

20 Jun 2014$60,000 in RADF grants awarded

More than $60,000 in grants were today presented to 13 local projects in the latest round of Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grants.

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20 Jun 2014Pre-G20 conference to explore future of tropical economies

The rise of the world's tropical economies will be the focus of the international Future of Tropical Economies conference hosted in Cairns in the lead-up to the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in September.

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16 Jun 2014Sustainable Living Expo shifts to The Pier

Persistent wet weather has resulted in a venue shift for next weekend's Sustainable Living Expo.

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13 Jun 2014Dragon tale breathes fire into expo

Cairns Regional Council's Sustainable Living Expo is just over a week away and the Tropical Arts Theatre Group is putting the finishing touches on its very special contribution.

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10 Jun 2014Cocoa growers taste test TNQ20 Awards

With just days remaining to nominate a business for the inaugural TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards, the response has surpassed all expectations.

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06 Jun 2014Have your say on Shields St Heart

The next phase of the City Centre Alive CBD revitalisation program will be open to public comment from Tuesday 10 June.

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05 Jun 2014Understory deadline looms

Far North film makers have a week to submit their entries for the inaugural Understory Film Festival. The festival is being run by Cairns Regional Council to showcase the region's talent and build industry capacity. Submissions close on 10 June 2014.

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30 May 2014Tablelands features in TNQ20 nominations

 Hot on the heels of the successful Innovation Expo and Ideas After Dark at Malanda, Tablelands businesses are stepping up to show that they are among the region's best and brightest.

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30 May 2014A ton of interest in TNQ20 Awards

The inaugural TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards has cracked 100 nominations – but there is still room for many more.

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28 May 2014Shields St Heart open for discussion

The next stage of the City Centre Alive project will be open for discussion next month, as Cairns Regional Council invites public comment on the Shields Street Heart concept.

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