Council News

About the council

Council Meetings

Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees provide advice and recommendations to Council for legislative compliance/reporting, community engagement, and project advice and stakeholder input. More...

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Awards & recognition

We are proud of the wide range of accolades and honours awarded to Cairns Regional Council. Such awards underline our commitment to delivering excellent service to our community. More...

Community Engagement

Community engagement

Council is committed to engaging the community across a range of policy, programs, works and service issues, to work together, focusing on solutions and making a difference. More...

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Corporate structure

Council's high level management structure consists of five departments headed by General Managers who report to the Chief Executive Officer. More...

Statutory Meeting

Council meetings, agendas & minutes

Council operates six Committees: Infrastructure; Planning & Sustainability; Community Services; Governance; Economic Development; and Water & Waste. Meetings held monthly. More...

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Current tenders

Council issues tenders and public quotation requests for supply of materials, equipment and services in order to fulfill its obligations and objectives as a service organisation. More...

Divisions

Divisional boundaries

The councillors represent ten divisions, and each is elected by eligible voters in each division. The new divisional boundaries for Cairns Regional Council took effect from March 2008. More...

Council Workers

Employment at council

Cairns Regional Council offers generous employee benefits and career development opportunities. Enjoy an exciting and rewarding career with excellent working conditions and benefits. More...

Major Projects

Major projects

Cairns Regional Council is committed to the revitalisation of the city through its major projects. More...

Councillors

Mayor & Councillors

The Council comprises a popularly elected mayor and ten elected divisional councillors. The Mayoralty is decided on a majority popular vote across the entire local government area. More...

Media Public Notices

Media & public notices

Cairns Regional Council’s media releases and Public Notices provide information on current issues and matters of public interest. More...

Publications and reports

Publications & reports

Official Cairns Regional Council publications will be made available for public release including Budgets, Corporate Plans, Operational Plans, Corporate Reports and Publications & Brochures. More...

Half yearly rates due 24 February 2014

Rates, fees & charges

Council raises most of its revenue from residential and commercial rates, and spends funds to deliver more than 200 services, facilities and infrastructure to its diverse community. More...