23 Apr 2012Council celebrates awards success
Cairns Regional Council is celebrating success in awards that highlight the quality and dedication of staff members. Two Council employees received major awards at Friday’s Skill360 Australia Employment and Training Awards, while a further two employees were runners-up in their categories.
20 Apr 2012Esplanade Lagoon closed for maintenance
The Esplanade Lagoon will be closed for scheduled maintenance for up to four weeks starting from Wednesday, June 6 2012.
20 Apr 2012Council ramps up Babinda Library access
A new entry ramp at Babinda Library has improved access to library and Council facilities for people with mobility issues and their carers.
Youth Week 2012 will start with scary games and robots on the big screen, as Cairns Regional Council kicks off a week of activities for young people.
11 Apr 2012Statement from Council CEO Lyn Russell
The scheduled appointment of a Managing Contractor to oversee the construction of the Cairns Entertainment Precinct has been postponed, following correspondence this morning from Minister for Local Government David Crisafulli and Queensland Director-General, Department of Local Government, Neil Castles.
11 Apr 2012Put yourself in the picture book
Cairns Libraries is hosting a special workshop with children's author Narelle Oliver this weekend for anyone who has longed to be a book illustrator.
10 Apr 2012Cairns a role model for disaster resilience
Following an assessment of disaster-vulnerable cities world-wide that have demonstrated excellence in disaster mitigation, preparedness and coordination, the United Nations-led program Making Cities Resilient, has selected Cairns as the first Role Model city from the Pacific region.
03 Apr 2012Businesses invited to get 'up to speed'
With rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in the Cairns region to commence within 12 months, Cairns Regional Council is proud to support a new program helping businesses get “up to speed” with high-speed broadband.
02 Apr 2012Never too young to be a library member
It is never too early to join the library and, as part of the National Year of Reading, Cairns Libraries is offering a special gift to each baby who joins during 2012.