21 Oct 2011Visitor Centre to open its doors
The brand new Botanic Gardens – Tanks Arts Centre Visitors Centre will officially open its doors to the public next weekend.
19 Oct 2011Boundary changes to Council divisions
Three Cairns Regional Council divisions have been altered to ensure an even distribution of voters at the 2012 election.
19 Oct 2011Community Plan to guide next 20 years
A Community Plan has been adopted for the Cairns region, providing a broad set of guidelines for planning and development during next 20 years.
18 Oct 2011Library reopens after makeover
Having undergone a makeover that includes extensive internal and external paintwork, new public facilities, upgraded security and new carpets across the 2010 square metre floor area, Cairns Regional Council’s City Library is ready for visitors.
Mayor Val Schier today joined with Mayor Toshio Okubo of Oyama, Japan, to celebrate five years of the Sister City relationship between Cairns and Oyama.
13 Oct 2011Memories of war fill The Tanks
A stirring collection of photographs, drawings and everyday items will tell a story of devastation and destruction when the A-Bomb: Hiroshima-Nagasaki exhibition opens in Cairns tomorrow.
Cairns Regional Council has adopted a checklist that will ensure that all new and renovated council buildings meet a high standard of sustainable design.
10 Oct 2011Mayor to spread Christmas cheer
Cr Schier will tomorrow launch the annual Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Appeal, to raise funds to buy hampers for those families within the Cairns region who need a helping hand to make their Christmas festive.
07 Oct 2011Engineering award for tennis centre
CRC received a Highly Commended award for projects in $5 million to $10 million category at the Institute of Public Works Engineering Qld Division (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards dinner in Maryborough.