24 Aug 2011Memorial plaque to remember Declan
A plaque will be placed in a Machans Beach park and a tree planted on Cairns Esplanade in memory of late teenager Declan Crouch.
24 Aug 2011Council to push Highway priorities
Cairns Regional Council will submit its priorities for upgrades to the Bruce Highway, after Councillors today voted not to endorse an upgrade strategy proposed by the State Government.
22 Aug 2011A race in time and space
History will be revealed and augmented reality will blur the lines in a digital race around Cairns this weekend.
22 Aug 2011Artwork gives conference a taste of Cairns
A unique artwork has travelled to the Gold Coast and back in a bid to lure local government’s top women to visit the Cairns region.
Five decades of festival memories came to the fore this afternoon, as Mayor Val Schier hosted a reunion for nearly 100 volunteers past and present to share their stories of Fun in the Sun.
18 Aug 2011Boulders offer new free exercise option
A new free attraction has been added to the Cairns Esplanade, with the official opening of the Esplanade Bouldering Park.
17 Aug 2011Douglas waterfront plan enters next phase
Cairns Regional Council today voted unanimously to endorse the various projects for implementation under the Port Douglas Waterfront Master Plan, allowing further detailed design and applications for funding to be developed.
15 Aug 2011Cairns Mayor joins mine labour discussions
Cairns Regional Mayor Val Schier will meet with Premier Anna Bligh, mining industry representatives and Federal Ministers tomorrow to further discuss opportunities for fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) mining employment.
15 Aug 2011Cairns Marine is top innovator
Cairns Regional Council has congratulated the winners of the 2011 Tropical Innovation Awards, which were presented at a sell-out gala dinner for 300 people at the Cairns Convention Centre on Friday evening.