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Rates due 1 March

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Half yearly rates due 1 March 2017

Woman of the Year Awards

Nominate local women by 28 Feb... More

International Women's Day, 8 March

Barking workshop

This 30min video is packed with barking tips More

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Rainbow kids yoga

Free fun yoga class for 7-10 year olds. More

Esplanade Markets

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

Rare Disease Day Fun Run & Walk

Walk, ride and run to support locals affected by rare disease. More

Small Business Legalities Workshop

Workshop that will teach business structures, negotiating contracts, the privacy act, succession planning, licensing, tenancy and credit management. More

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Splash of orange to lead way to semis showdown

Splash of orange to lead way to semis showdown
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Starry sight aims to end violence

Starry sight aims to end violence
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Regional arts projects get helping hand

Regional arts projects get helping hand
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Anyone keen for a swim? You never know what you'll find at the Buy Back Shop - and here's proof! We currently have a second-hand pool available to buy - just needs a little cleaning up and a hole in the ground to drop it. Come on down and check it out! Open Thu-Sun 8.30am-5pm.
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We're thrilled that Sir Elton John will play in Cairns in September! Who's coming?? Tix go on sale 14 March.
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Exciting news - Sir Elton John is coming to Cairns!! :D Skip forward to 19:20 for more details.
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Their season may be over, but we're proud of our men in orange. Well done @CairnsTaipans! #OrangeArmy
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A reminder that the Green Arrow is still out of action for repairs. There have been a few washouts on the track following the recent heavy rain. We're working to fix these as quickly as possible. Thanks for your patience.
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Saturday 18 February, 2017
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#GoTaipans #OrangeArmy
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High above the construction site of the Cairns Performing Arts Centre is a simple message for the Cairns Taipans. Look up after 5pm for the second part of the installation! #GoTaipans #OrangeArmy
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Our staff have really turned it on today to show support for our Cairns Taipans. The libraries, in particular have put on some great displays of orange - the Taipans are regular visitors to our library branches and are fantastic reading ambassadors for our community. #GoTaipans #OrangeArmy
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It's game day!! If you're heading to the Cairns Convention Centre tonight, walk the orange crossing on your way in :D Joe Blake had a special message for the people of Cairns when he checked it out with Crs Linda Cooper, Richie Bates and Brett Olds yesterday. #GoTaipans
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning is current for the Cairns Region. Follow the Cairns Disaster Coordination Centre page for updates.
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Great to see the Cairns Post getting behind the Cairns Taipans! Who else is dressing up their workplace?
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Parts of the Green Arrow walking track will be closed from 8am tomorrow (Thursday) while we fix up some damage caused by the weather. We're not sure exactly when it will be ready for re-opening, but we'll keep you posted. Apologies for the inconvenience. The Red and Blue tracks will stay open.
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A splash of orange paint to pave the way for the #OrangeArmy on Friday night! #GoTaipans
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Thousands of Cairns-made stars will feature in a special art installation at next year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games as part of the One Million Stars to End Violence campaign. This week, we handed over thousands of stars made in Cairns Libraries branches to CoCA, who are coordinating Cairns' contribution to the project. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/stars
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We're turning Cairns orange in support of our Taipans. Keep an eye out for orange lighting around town and some other pop-up features including an orange pedestrian crossing and a flag flying over a major city construction site. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/taipans-orange
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Members ticket sales are open for this Friday night's massive clash with the Perth Wildcats. Be there to support our men in orange in game 1 of their semi-finals fixture 🏀
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Happy Library Lovers Day! Spread the love by visiting your local library branch 😍😘❤️💕
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Book your ticket now for the International Women's Day breakfast at the Hilton Cairns. Guest speakers are The Imperfect Mum Kristy Vallely and Project Booyah coordinator Kelly Chamberlain. https://www.facebook.com/events/355866958145474/
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Always wanted to go on a treasure hunt? Visit the Buy Back Shop! It's full of interesting, unique and useful pre-loved items for your home, craft project or hobby - all at bargain prices! Located at Portsmith Transfer Station off Ray Jones Drive, open every Thursday to Sunday 8.30am – 5pm.
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Saturday, 10 February 2017
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The expansion of Petersen Park at Edmonton will start on Monday. The number of playing fields will double from 2 to 4 and there will be a new carpark and amenities building. We're also preparing 12 residential lots for sale to help offset the cost of $2.8 million project. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/council/news-publications/media-releases/releases/petersen-park
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The new traffic signals at Smithfield Village Drive & O'Brien Rd at Smithfield will be operational from tomorrow! The improvement works started in November and also include new lighting and road markings. Big thanks to everyone for your patience and cooperation during the works and please be aware of the changed traffic conditions.