Media releases

16 Jul 2014Lake St to open six weeks early

Lake Street will be re-opened nearly six weeks ahead of schedule as the City Centre Alive project nears completion.

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16 Jul 2014Keep pets safe during fireworks

With the Cairns Show now under way, pet owners are urged to consider the safety of their dogs during the evenings.

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16 Jul 2014Wi-fi signal spans CBD

Logging on in the Cairns CBD has just become easier, with the expansion of Cairns Regional Council's free community wi-fi network.

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15 Jul 2014Trailer makes graffiti removal easier

Community and sporting organisations dealing with graffiti vandalism now have access to a purpose-built trailer to make removal easier.

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11 Jul 2014Group ride to open southern cycleway

The newest instalment of Cairns Regional Council's Cycling and Walking Strategy will be officially opened with a celebratory bicycle ride next weekend.

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11 Jul 2014Innovative agriculture earns top TNQ20 gongs

The Atherton Tablelands have earned the spotlight at the inaugural TNQ20 Business Excellence and Tropical Innovation Awards, with the top two gongs going over the range.

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10 Jul 2014Rave reviews give lagoon top billing

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon has been heralded as one of the world's top tourist attractions, earning a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the fourth successive year.

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09 Jul 2014Traffic jams to ease with Redlynch link

A joint project between Cairns Regional Council and a residential developer will improve traffic flow around Redlynch.

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09 Jul 2014Retune Gordonvale TVs next week

Gordonvale residents will need to re-set their television channels next week as part of the Federal Government's "Retune" program.

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08 Jul 2014Sample local film talent under the stars

A trailer to whet the appetite of film buffs has been released in the lead-up to the inaugural Understory Film Festival.

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