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Babinda Christmas Wonderland experience (16 - 19 Dec)

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Christmas Lunch

A special lunch organised for those less fortunate at Christmas More

Cairns Esplanade New Years Eve

Celebrate the start of another year in our beautiful city More

Palm Cove New Years Eve Fireworks

Come and watch the Palm Cove foreshore come alive on New Years at 9:00pm More

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Countdown to the Queen’s Baton Relay

Countdown to the Queen’s Baton Relay

Christmas cheer packed into hampers

Christmas cheer packed into hampers

What a great year, says Mayor!

What a great year, says Mayor!

Local spending boosts economy

Local spending boosts economy

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The Queen's Baton Relay is coming to Cairns, March 15-17, 2018. Plan where you'll see the Baton as it travels through the city. For the full route visit www.gc2018.com/qbr
In three months the Queen's Baton lands in Cairns as part of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games celebrations - it lands in Cairns March 15-17, 2018. Find out if the baton is coming past your home or workplace... www.gc2018.com/qbr
Your chance to WIN access to the VIP area at our Dance the ‘Nard Away NYE party and fireworks, plus 6 platinum tickets to the Cairns Taipans NYE game, with our event sponsor CQUniversity Australia. Find out how to enter at http://bit.ly/2z6mXKR
There was a lot of Christmas cheer in the air at the last Council meeting of the year this morning.
Did you know you can call and request a bin pickup?
Help us reduce missed pick-ups by putting your bins out before 6am on your bin day. This will reduce additional pick-up runs and help our drivers stay on schedule.
⚠️⚠️⚠️ UPDATE ⚠️⚠️⚠️ Free Mulch is running out fast! Now only Babinda and Portsmith have stock left. Only while stocks last! Babinda – Approx 30m3 Portsmith – Approx 200m3
The remarkable Monty Summers, the current Sports Person of the Year, encourages entries for the Australia Day Awards. Nominate at: https://goo.gl/zFMrYD Deadline extended until 15th Dec!
Missed Bin? Please report it online at: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/payments/report-a-problem We have a new waste contractor and are experiencing some teething problems. We appreciate your patience as we are working through the backlog. Council hopes to have everything back on track by the end of the week.
Hitch a ride in a self-driving shuttle at the Cairns Esplanade! 📅 Tues - Thurs (1 - 3pm and 4 - 6pm) 📅 Friday (10am - 12pm and 1 - 3pm)
Our phone system is back up and running!
Our phones are down at the moment. We'll let you know when we are back on line. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Red lids will gradually replace the green lids of your general waste bin. Find out more: http://ow.ly/alM050fs7gF
🍿 Our Free Open Air Movie night is on this Saturday 📽️
Mayor Bob Manning and Dave Colvin of JJ Richards shake hands on Council’s new 9-year kerbside waste and recycling contract starting this Friday. Watch out for the new trucks in your neighbourhood!
Join us for Tropical Tree Day this Sunday and you could win an NQ Cowboys support Pack, thanks to Pacific Toyota.