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Disaster Dashboard

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Operation Fur-Ever Home

Find your new pet, 9am-1pm, 18 Nov... More

Know an unsung hero?

Nominations open until 23 December... More

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Beach Netball

It's netball, but not as you know it! Round robin event for juniors & seniors. More

Weekend Mindfulness Training (18-19 Nov)

Buddhist meditation workshop by an Australian monk Ven. Pannyavaro. More

Tri De Femme

Join Bicycle Cairns for the annual Bicycle Centre Cairns Tri De Femme, raising money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation More

Commonwealth Games business briefing

Free information session on opportunities for Cairns tourism and business operators. More

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New routes to affect kerbside collection

New routes to affect kerbside collection
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Joint effort to find fur-ever homes

Joint effort to find fur-ever homes
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Support for Arrow Experience

Support for Arrow Experience
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Women encouraged to cycle

Women encouraged to cycle
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⏰🗑 Your bin collection times may change! To find out what this means for your area go to http://ow.ly/bIak30gDme3
Savannah and Marty are with us at Cannon Park looking for a Fur-Ever pet. Come join us.
Recycling starts with you. Know what goes where. #nationalrecyclingweek
Munro Martin Conservatory at Cairns Botanic Gardens will be temporarily closed for maintenance from 7.30am - 9.30am!
Individual bottle top lids can't be recycled. But... #nationalrecyclingweek
As we are heading into this cyclone season, we are launching our new Cairns Disaster Dashboard at http://disaster.cairns.qld.gov.au/. Now is the perfect time to get familiar with this new resource and sign up to our emergency notification system, Cairns Alert.
A Remembrance Day Service will be held at the Cairns Cenotaph this morning. To respect the solemn nature of this service, the Cairns Esplanade will be closed to traffic between Aplin and Florence St for about 30 mins from 10.45am..... We will remember them.... Lest We Forget
Are you recycling right? Find out during National Recycling Week! We'll have pop-up stalls at local shopping centres where you can have a chat about all things recycling. Plus, you could win a double pass to visit the Great Barrier Reef or gift vouchers from local environmental stores. Come and visit us: Monday 13 Nov 10am-12noon – Smithfield Shopping Centre Tuesday 14 Nov 10am-12noon – Stockland Earlville Shopping Centre Friday 17 Nov 10am-12noon – Cairns Central Shopping Centre
From now until 12 November - drop off your domestic green waste for free at any of our waste transfer stations. Also available: free sandbags to fill onsite so you can be ready for the upcoming wet season. (Not available at Babinda). A voluntary gold coin donation to Tangaroa Blue is welcomed and appreciated. Full details including locations and opening hours: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/whats-on/whats-on/events/free-green-waste-disposal-and-sand-bags
Time is running out to enter the 2017 Christmas eCard competition. Open to residents aged 13 years and under, three age group winners will be selected to switch on the Cairns Esplanade Christmas Tree and win some great prizes. The overall winning design will feature as Council's official eCard this Christmas. The theme this year is Santa Snorkels the Reef. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/whats-on/annual-events/xmascard
Want to win some tickets to next week's #2017RLWC game between Samoa and Scotland?? Come down to our RLWC Live Site and you might be lucky enough to pick up a few tickets!
An advance heads-up that the Cairns Esplanade will be closed to traffic on Remembrance Day (11 Nov) between Aplin and Florence St for about 30 mins. This will be during the RSL's Remembrance Day Service.