22 May 2013Strategy enforces RV-friendly attitude
Designated parking bays for recreational vehicles (RV) will be created in the Cairns CBD, Mossman and Port Douglas to make the area more accessible to travellers.
22 May 2013$80,000 in RADF grants awarded
Projects ranging from Shakespearean theatre to graffiti art, a cemetery night walk and a sci-fi screenplay are among thirteen projects in the latest Regional Arts Development Fund grant round from Cairns Regional Council, announced Mayor Bob Manning.
Cairns Regional Council has provided preliminary approval for a mixed-use development that signals a new era for the former Babinda mill site.
22 May 2013Skate parks get boost from RDAF
Four Cairns region communities will benefit from funding obtained through the Regional Development Australia Fund to upgrade or construct skate park infrastructure.
20 May 2013Free garden mulch giveaway
Garden mulch will be made available to residents free of charge from Cairns Regional Council's waste transfer stations this weekend (May 24-27, 2013).
20 May 2013Council presents $200k in community grants
May 20, 2013 - Almost $200,000 in grants will today be presented to 44 organisations to assist with events and activities that enrich the Cairns region.
20 May 2013Sister Cities bond re-affirmed
The Sister Cities relationship between Cairns and Lae, in Papua New Guinea, will be re-affirmed today with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
17 May 2013It's official - Trish is a library favourite
The public has spoken – Queensland's favourite librarian is none other than Gordonvale Library's Trish Richards.
The words of Australian picture book The Wrong Book will ring out across the region and beyond next week as Cairns Libraries participate in National Simultaneous Storytime on May 22, 2013
All things sustainable will be on display at this year's Sustainable Living Expo, to be held at Fogarty Park on Sunday, July 14, 2013