Media releases

29 Jun 2015

A-League Roars into Cairns this summer

The Hyundai A-League will come to Cairns for the first time later this year, with a competition fixt
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29 Jun 2015

The Precinct headlines $142.7m capital works progr

Under Council's 2015-2016 Budget, the Cairns community will reap the benefits of a $142.7 million ca
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29 Jun 2015

Rising values offset by rate-in-dollar reductions

In handing down the 2015-16 Budget, Cairns Regional Council offset increased land values to replicat
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29 Jun 2015

Modelling reveals strong financial outlook

Long-term financial projections have confirmed that Cairns Regional Council's recent track record of
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29 Jun 2015

Smart steps in water security plan

More than $3.7 million will be spent in the 2015-2016 financial year on the initial stages of establ
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29 Jun 2015

More reasons to love the outdoors

More than $11 million will be spent on enhancing and maintaining local parks and playgrounds through
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29 Jun 2015

Investment in responsible pet ownership

In its 2015-2016 Budget, Cairns Regional Council has announced that it will embark on a major campai
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29 Jun 2015

Sporting plans aim to get more people playing

Three masterplanned sporting precincts are among $20.2 million in sporting infrastructure impro
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29 Jun 2015

Balanced budget, low rate rise, big investment

Cairns Regional Council's 2015-2016 Budget has achieved a surplus operating result and delivered a m
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29 Jun 2015

Preparing for Mt Peter population

In its 2015-2016 Budget, Cairns Regional Council is preparing for increased population in the southe
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25 Jun 2015

Questions about pets? Ask the EMU

The ever-popular RSPCA EMU (Educational Mobile Unit) is in Cairns this week and will be heading to t
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25 Jun 2015

Dance, make, climb, run – holidays are full of fun

Whether it's learning how to make a paper lantern or strumming a tune on the ukulele Cairns Regional
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24 Jun 2015

Work starts on Green Arrow track

A hidden hiking gem will soon be unlocked, with work starting this week on the Green Arrow walking t
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23 Jun 2015

Active Living gets back to basics for winter

"Back to basics" is the theme of the new Active Living Program, which has an emphasis on encouraging
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17 Jun 2015

Free movie night to raise money for Reach Out for

Residents wishing to support the victims of the Ravenshoe café disaster last week will have the oppo
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17 Jun 2015

New-look for Palm Cove markets

After a short break, the Palm Cove market will be back in August in a new format on Williams Esplana
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10 Jun 2015

Campaign to reduce unwanted pets

Pet owners are being called to action on the issue of desexing dogs and cats under a statewide campa
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05 Jun 2015

Understory uncovers local film talent

Filmmakers and film lovers alike will be in for a treat when the Understory Film Festival returns to
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03 Jun 2015

Upgrade to enhance Tanks experience

Tanks Arts Centre will receive a $2.2 million upgrade in time for the closure of the Civic Theatre i
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03 Jun 2015

Review highlights cultural achievements

The achievements of Cairns Regional Council in the arts and cultural sector have been highlighted at
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Last updated: 10 April 2015