Have your say

There are many ways for residents to get involved with their community and Council, including events, forums and community engagement opportunities.

Current engagement opportunities

Project Open date Closing date Status
Changes to line marking - Grafton Street and Lake Street Have your say on changed traffic conditions proposed for Grafton Street and Lake Street. Read more 01/03/2017 07/04/2017 Open
Pop-up Parkour Survey for future use of youth spaces within Cairns Read more 09/03/2017 31/03/2017 Open
Rainy Mountain Park Rainy Mountain Park community consultation Read more 20/03/2017 07/04/2017 Open
Yellow Arrow Trail Council wants you feedback on the proposed Yellow Arrow Walking Trail and new trail head facilities at Aeroglen. Read more 29/03/2017 21/05/2017 Open

Completed engagement activities

Project Open date Closing date Status
Active Living program Council is looking for feedback from instructors, attendees and the general public to make sure the program continues to meet the needs of our community. Read more 24/03/2015 17/04/2015 Closed
Botanic Gardens Nature Play Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed new nature-play-based playground at Centenary Lakes. Read more 15/08/2016 29/08/2016 Closed
Bridge naming request - Babinda Creek Residents are asked to consider a request to name the Babinda Creek Bridge the 'John Sganzerla Bridge'. Read more 13/04/2015 01/05/2015 Closed
Cairns Cycle Sports Precinct Council is developing a master plan for a Cycle Sports Precinct. Read more 12/10/2015 30/10/2015 Closed
Cairns Performing Arts Centre Tell us what you think of the Cairns Performing Arts Centre Read more 14/11/2015 04/12/2015 Closed
CairnsPlan 2016 feedback Council has commenced the process to prepare the first round of amendments to the CairnsPlan 2016. Read more 15/07/2016 12/08/2016 Closed
Cattana Wetlands Management Council would like to hear your views on how to manage or improve the Cattana Wetlands. Read more 27/06/2016 19/07/2016 Closed
Chinaman Creek Catchment - Drainage Management Plan Tell us your stories about flooding in Bungalow, Earlville and Mooroobool to help develop a new drainage management plan for the area. Read more 03/10/2016 31/10/2016 Closed
Clifton Beach pathway project Council proposes to construct a path along the Clifton Beach foreshore, adjacent to Arlington Esplanade. Read more 17/11/2015 11/12/2015 Closed
Fuller Park Master Plan Council has developed a master plan for Fuller Park in an effort to deliver the most efficient use of the space. Read more 13/07/2015 31/07/2015 Closed
Future of Sugarworld Parklands Your feedback will help use create a new masterplan to guide the development of Sugarworld Parkland. Read more 13/03/2015 24/04/2015 Closed
Holloways Beach Community Garden Council is seeking feedback on the Proposed Community Garden, Raintrees Park, Holloways Beach. Read more 12/10/2015 30/10/2015 Closed
Holloways Beach Community Garden new proposal Council is seeking feedback on an amended application for a community garden in Raintrees Park, Holloways Beach. Read more 27/11/2015 11/12/2015 Closed
Holloways Beach Foreshore Council wants to hear your views about park improvements to the Holloways Beach Foreshore. Read more 26/06/2016 18/07/2016 Closed
Intersection upgrade works - Lake Placid Road Lake Placid Road intersection upgrade works Read more 16/11/2016 09/12/2016 Closed
Jalarra Park survey Jalarra Park community survey. Read more 05/08/2016 22/08/2016 Closed
Kamerunga Environmental Park Changes are proposed for the Kamerunga Conservation Park, accessed via Stoney Creek Road. Read more 16/11/2016 02/12/2016 Closed
Keith Edwick Park Improvements Master Plan for improvements to Keith Edwick Park, Machans Beach. Read more 07/08/2015 04/09/2015 Closed
Keith Edwick Park and Machans Beach rock wall development plan We want your ideas about how Keith Edwick Park, and nearby areas along the new Machans Beach rock wall, can be improved. Read more 14/04/2015 27/04/2015 Closed
Local Laws Review Council invites public comment on proposed new local laws to apply across the whole of the Cairns Regional Council local government area. The new laws will replace Council's current local laws. Submissions close 4pm on Wednesday 23 December 2015. Read more 02/12/2015 23/12/2015 Closed
Mann Street cycleway project Mann Street cycleway project Read more 24/05/2016 10/06/2016 Closed
Manoora Community Garden Manoora Community Garden (Power of the Pallets Inc) request to use part of Moody Creek Park for a community garden. Read more 21/03/2016 04/04/2016 Closed
Mt Whitfield North drainage management plan Tell us your stories about flooding in Stratford and Freshwater to help us develop a new drainage management plan. Read more 12/10/2015 02/11/2015 Closed
Northern Beaches Youth Activity Precinct Northern Beaches Youth Activity Precinct will create an active space for use by BMX riders, scooters, skaters and even parkour. Read more 10/05/2015 18/05/2015 Closed
Our Cairns Council is seeking your views about the type of Cairns you want to live in and what’s important to you. Read more 01/08/2016 30/09/2016 Closed
Palm Cove Markets review Council is reviewing the trial of the monthly Sunday market at Palm Cove and is seeking your feedback. Read more 14/12/2015 15/01/2016 Closed
Proposed Local Government Infrastructure Plan Council has prepared a proposed Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) that will be its primary trunk infrastructure planning document. Read more 31/10/2016 12/12/2016 Closed
Proposed significant changes to draft Cairns Region Planning Scheme Council proposes several "significant changes" to particular areas of the draft Cairns Region Planning Scheme. Read more 13/07/2015 25/08/2015 Closed
Public toilet amenities - Trinity Park A new toilet block is proposed for the carpark at the end of Reed Road, Trinity Park. Read more 19/01/2016 05/02/2016 Closed
Redden Island dog off-leash area Council wants your feedback on whether to retain or remove the dog off-leash area at Redden Island Read more 15/04/2016 29/04/2016 Closed
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Archived projects

Details of community engagement projects completed prior to March 2015 can be found on our community engagement archives website.

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Last updated: 27 August 2015