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BLA Careers and Employment Expo to be held on 26 May 2016. More
Forever Young: Better Health and Wellbeing for our Culturally Diverse Older Australians on 26 May 2016. More
Gordonvale Police Charity Golf Day 2016 to be held on 27 May 2016. More
Boil water advisory notice – Mirriwinni
Mayor supports call to scrap electricity price hike
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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.
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
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.
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 :)
Because turtles! Share your turtley awesome pics of our amazing sea creatures in the comments. #WorldTurtleDay
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
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
Cairns ECOfiesta is happening on Sunday 29 May. Check out the huge entertainment line-up!
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
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
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
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.
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
Did you try out the FlowRider during the opening weekend of the Tobruk Memorial Pool? Check out the action, let us know if you're in it and tell us what you think of the wave.
We're going to be doing some works at the top of Bel Air Drive at Whitfield from Monday to improve the vehicle turn-around area. Unfortunately, this means there will be no access to the Green Arrow walking track from the Whitfield end for around a week. You can still access the track via the Red and Blue Arrows, starting at Collins Avenue.
Come see us at the RSPCA's Million Paws Walk on the Esplanade - near Muddy's. Bring your pooch and help raise funds for the RSPCA.
The Tobruk Memorial Pool is open and the FlowRider is pumping. Come join us! Free entry all day.
Corporal Ben Roberts-Smith VC, MG joined surviving Rat of Tobruk Henry Tranter to officially open the new Tobruk Memorial Pool on 14 May 2016. The new complex features a FINA-certified 50m pool, two 25m program pools and a FlowRider.
We're counting down the hours... just 18 of them to go until the Tobruk Memorial Pool officially reopens!! We can't wait! How about you?? https://www.facebook.com/events/600323810141035/
What happens to your waste?? Ever wonder where your household waste and recycling goes once your bin has been emptied? As part of ECOweek, we're offering free tours of our waste and recycling facilities to answer your questions. Tours on May 31, June 2 & 3. Seats are limited and they filled up quick last time, so call 4044 8352 to reserve your place.
We're proud to present the Cairns Children's Festival at Tanks Arts Centre this Sunday! Bring the family along for a full day of fun, entertainment & excitement.
Three more sleeps til opening day :D :D Who's keen to try out the FlowRider?? https://www.facebook.com/events/600323810141035/