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School Holiday Bat Chats - Fri 23

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Esplanade Markets

The Cairns Esplanade Markets are on every Saturday by the Lagoon. More

Cairns Region Multicultural Business Forum

A forum focusing on diversity and inspiring innovation within Cairns region multicultural business community. More

School Holiday Bat Chats - Sat. 24

Informal guided tours of the City Library Spectacled Flying-fox colony. More

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Plan to improve active options at beaches

Plan to improve active options at beaches
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Economic plans preserve unique character

Economic plans preserve unique character
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Retirement village for Clifton beach

Retirement village for Clifton beach
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Residential projects approved

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Did you know that it’s FREE to drop off your recycling to your local transfer station? Every day that your transfer station is open is a day that you can drop off your recyclables. Find your nearest transfer station: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/water-waste-roads/waste/facilities
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A huge thanks to everyone who participated in this fantastic day of golf and fundraising. A massive total of more than $42,000 was raised to support the great work of Mission Australia - this is double the previous fundraising record! We couldn't have done it without major sponsor Prime Constructions and all of the wonderful supporters on the day.
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Controlled burn in Gordonvale this arvo...
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Still time to come down to the Esplanade for TAFE QLD Great Big Basketball Battle basketball shoot out ... turn into the Today Show if you can't make it. We caught up with Opals Abby Bishop, Today Show's Natalia Cooper, our own Matt Smith and Boomer Tom Jervis!! #GC2018
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ONLINE DOG REGO I OUTAGE We are having technical problems with our online dog registration. We are working on it. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Kewarra Beach at its stunning best
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Saturday, 17 June 2017
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Big shout out to The Dogfather, Michael Burling, for tonight's Dog Behaviour 101 workshop. If you couldn't make it, or just want some more expert advice, join us and Michael at Pets in the Park, 11am to 3pm tomorrow (Saturday 17), at Ravizza Park, Edmonton. All the details are here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CairnsRegionalCouncil/events/?ref=page_internal
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The South Sydney Rabbitohs bring a home game to Cairns for the fifth consecutive season when they take on the North Queensland Cowboys at Barlow Park on July 16. Grab your tickets now to save time and money. http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/show.aspx?sh=QLDRABB17
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Come share your ideas to feed into Council's Northern Beaches Community Facilities Strategy. Consultants will be on hand from 10am-12pm at the Smithfield Shopping Centre markets this Sunday, 18 June. If you can't make the drop-in session - check out the survey http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/have-say/open/northern-beaches-community-facilities-strategy
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Did you miss out on the recent waste & recycling info session at the City Library? We're holding another one at Manunda next week. No bookings necessary, just come along and join in. There will be a Q&A session at the end, so bring all your waste and recycling questions. Can't make it to Manunda? We'll be visiting all of the Cairns Libraries branches in the next couple of months.
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We'll be doing some work to improve pedestrian crossing safety next month on Pier Point Rd. We're taking out the traffic signals at the entry to the Southern Esplanade Carpark and replacing it with a zebra crossing and safety fencing. We expect the works will start mid-July and last about 4 weeks. There will be minor disruptions to motorists accessing the carpark and The Pier Shopping Centre during these works and detours will be in place for pedestrians. More info: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/water-waste-roads/works-in-progress/open/pierpoint
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Join Council's FREE Event Bootcamp at Cairns City Library from 11am-1pm. Learn about marketing and promotional strategies for your event, gain planning tips and unlock funding opportunities. RSVP to Sam Osmond on 4044 3600 or s.osmond@cairns.qld.gov.au
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Wednesday, 14 June 2017
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UDPATE 14 JUNE The impound pets page is working again. Thanks for your patience. IMPOUNDED PETS I Website not working We are having some technical issues with the impounded pets information on our website. We are working on it! In the interim, if you are missing a pet, please call customer service on 4044 3044. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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A reminder that the Lake St multi-storey carpark will be closed to all users from 7.30pm tonight. Casual entry will not be permitted after 3pm. Thank you for your patience and cooperation while we carry out this important upgrade. We look forward to welcoming you to the safer, more accessible, new-look carpark in around 6 months' time!
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Get down to Ravizza Park on Saturday 17 June for classes and displays; info booths and market stalls; the Pets Parads with great prizes; kids activities; food and drinks for sale.
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What an amazing day yesterday! Big congrats to everyone who took part (including our very own Cr Brett Olds!) and thanks to everyone who came out to cheer them on.
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Saturday, 10 June 2017
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A reminder that there are changed traffic conditions and road closures this weekend for Cairns Ironman. Click the link and download the maps and info that are relevant to you. The Smithfield Waste Transfer Station will also be closed this Sunday. We apologise for the inconvenience. http://ap.ironman.com/triathlon/events/asiapac/multisports/cairns/travel/changed-traffic-condtions.aspx#axzz4jS2SbphR
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There's been a lot of discussion lately about disposable coffee cups and their impact on the environment. We can't recycle coffee cups, so unless they are made from biodegradable products (which some local ones are - big thumbs up!!) they get shipped off to landfill. Reusable cups are the safest way to go. Post a pic of yours to share the coffee cup love :) #BYOCoffeeCup
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Applications are now open in the Community Sustainability Grant program! Not-for-profit groups can apply for up to $5000 to deliver sustainability-based projects. This could include resource efficiency, sustainable travel, food production, biodiversity improvements or community education programs. Find out more here: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/community-environment/sustainability/sustainability-grant-program
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Thanks to your generosity at ECOfiesta and the recent green waste drop-off and mulch pickup weekends, Cr Richie Bates today presented more than $1,600 to the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre to support their amazing work. Some really impressive rescue and rehab stories :)🐢🐢
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Tuesday, 6 June 2017