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Dog rego coming soon

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June 18, Ravizza Park

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ECOweek on now

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Ecobiz Workshop: Evaluate money-saving opportunities

Ecobiz workshop - evaluate your money-saving opportunities and put your ideas into action More

24th Mabo Day Celebration

24th Mabo Day Celebration being held on 3 June 2016. More

Cairns Bat Festival

Cairns Bat Festival being held on 3 June 2016. More

Whitfield State School P&C Trivia Night

Whitfield State School P&C Trivia Night being held on Friday 3 June 2016. More

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Big crowd for festive start to ECOweek

Big crowd for festive start to ECOweek
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Temporary road closure - Florence St

Temporary road closure - Florence St
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Boil Water Notice lifted - Mirriwinni

Boil Water Notice lifted - Mirriwinni
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Waterfront fiesta kicks off ECOweek

Waterfront fiesta kicks off ECOweek
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Do you have a not-for-profit community event coming up? Don't forget to submit it for publication in our What's On Calendar. It's free to list. Check out this week's great local events: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/whats-on/whats-on
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Big cheers for everyone who turned out for ECOfiesta yesterday - what a fantastic day! ECOweek continues all this week. Check out the range of events and offers: http://ecoweek.org.au/whats-on.php
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Plenty going on today at ECOfiesta!! Come join in the party!!! #ecofiesta #ecoweek
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Today!
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A heads-up that Florence St will be closed on Sunday (29th) from 6am to 6pm while we install some new stormwater pipes and lighting. Apologies for the inconvenience.
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The Boil Water Notice for Mirriwinni has been lifted. Run taps for a couple of minutes to be on the safe side. Thanks to all affected residents for your patience.
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Join us at the Cairns Botanic Gardens this Sunday for a fantastic free day of tours and info.
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The new edition of Living in Cairns e-news is now live. Subscribe via the link in the comments to get it delivered in mobile-responsive format to your inbox each month. http://createsend.com/t/j-228EA9F7985D1B85
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Counting down to ECOfiesta this Sunday! Join in the fun at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal from 10am for free entertainment, markets and eco-inspiration. Arrive by bike or bus and get a free coffee. Free pedicabs from the Esplanade from 11am and priority parking for cars with three or more people (spaces limited). Don’t forget to bring your own reusable bag, coffee cup and water bottle to this waste-wise event!
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It's National Simultaneous Storytime Day! Get down to the City, Earlville, Smithfield and Stratford Cairns Libraries branches at 11am to join the fun.
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Boil Water Notice - Mirriwinni Consumers in the Mirriwinni area should boil drinking water until further notice: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/public-notices/notices/boil-water-mirriwinni
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Last chance to book a seat on next week's free waste and recycling tours! There are just a few seats left, so be quick. Find out what happens to your household waste once it's been collected. Ph 4044 8352 to book.
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Just what we needed! Thanks to all this "dry season" rain, our dam level is on the way up. It's still far from full, but it's definitely a boost :)
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Because turtles! Share your turtley awesome pics of our amazing sea creatures in the comments. #WorldTurtleDay
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This unseasonal rain event has triggered a flood watch for much of North Qld, including the north tropical coast. Be aware of possible fast-rising creeks and drains and #IfItsFloodedForgetIt
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Cr Linda Cooper was joined by two-time award winner Travis Bain today to talk all things 2016 Understory Film Festival at the host venue, Tanks Arts Centre. Entry to the festival is free, but space is limited - get in early to get great seats! www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/2016uff
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Cairns ECOfiesta is happening on Sunday 29 May. Check out the huge entertainment line-up!
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Have you seen these guys around town listening to the ground? They're looking for leaks in our water infrastructure using a specialised sound technology. By locating underground leaks, we're able to save both money and water. Today the guys from Detection Services showed Cr Richie Bates how it all works. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/leak-detect
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National Simultaneous Storytime is happening next week at four Cairns Libraries branches. Join in all the free fun from 11am next Wednesday 25 May. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/storytime2016
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Entries are now open for the 2016 Tropical North Qld Innovation Awards. Mayor Bob Manning was joined by Innovation & Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch and a cuddly friend to launch the awards this morning with some of the region's top innovators. Find out more about the awards: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/tnqia
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We're doing some asphalt works tomorrow (Wednesday) on the parking bays on Sheridan St at Munro Martin Park. This follows the kerb and channel improvements done in the area. following the K&C works recently undertaken. Unfortunately, the affected parking bays will be out of action while we do this, but it should only be for a day or so. Apologies for any inconvenience and thanks for your patience.
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We've started Stage 2 of the Shields St Heart project to improve the city centre. More trees, a tropical feel and inviting pedestrian walkways are on the way! What do you think?http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/shields-stage-2