31 Jan 2011Council prepares for Yasi approach
Cairns Regional Council’s Local Disaster Coordination staff have met with the Local Disaster Management Group today as Tropical Cyclone Yasi poses the second cyclone threat to the north Queensland coast within a week.
28 Jan 2011Douglas waste and recycling service survey
Cairns Regional Council is set to survey the waste and recycling requirements of business customers in the Douglas region to establish the level of satisfaction with current services.
28 Jan 2011Cairns CBD to Aeroglen cycleway progresses
Construction of the Cairns CBD to Aeroglen cycleway continues with a rerouting of traffic on the Esplanade between Florence and Upward Streets to one way, beginning Monday.
The first round of grants under a new economic development strategy today awarded $100,000 for the development of events across the region.
27 Jan 2011Community Plan imagines tomorrow
The guiding vision for the future of the region has been detailed in a soon-to-be released draft of the Community Plan.
27 Jan 2011Reds clash set for the weekend
Cairns will see the best of the world’s top rugby union players when the town hosts a pre-season Super 15 clash between the Queensland Reds and New Zealand’s Canterbury Crusaders this Saturday.
25 Jan 2011Australia Day 2011 Award Winners
Ten residents will be recognised with Australia Day Awards for their exceptional contribution to the Cairns regional community at this year’s Australia Day celebrations at the Cairns Civic Theatre.
20 Jan 2011Australia Day celebrations 2011
Cairns Regional Council will support Australia Day celebrations this year reaching from Port Douglas to Edmonton, in planned community events that will bring families and friends together for a day of entertainment and free activities.
20 Jan 2011Free school tutoring in 2011
Cairns Libraries are offering free expert tutoring for local students, with on-demand, experienced tutors available each afternoon at www.cairnslibrary/yourtutor.com.au.
Fitzroy Island Campground, which was reopened under a new management agreement in the lead up to Christmas, is set to become one of the best managed facilities in the tropical north, thanks to an agreement with Cairns Regional Council.