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
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 31/08/2016 Open
Street re-naming proposal Council is considering re-naming some streets from the Kate Street access via Ray Jones Drive through to Kowinka Street in White Rock. Read more 01/08/2016 30/09/2016 Open
Botanic Gardens Nature Play Cairns Regional Council is seeking public feedback on a proposed new nature-play-based playground at Centenary Lakes Read more 15/08/2016 29/08/2016 Open
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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
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
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
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
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
Shields Street tree removal and replacement program A street tree removal and replacement program is proposed for a section of Shields Street Read more 12/05/2015 25/05/2015 Closed
Stoney Ck Rd pathway An on-road and off-road pathway is proposed for Stoney Ck Rd. Read more 20/05/2015 05/06/2015 Closed
The Precinct The Precinct will incorporate a new purpose-built theatre and lush tropical parklands Read more 24/05/2015 03/03/2016 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
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
Thomson Road Master Plan Thomson Road Difficult to locate Sports Master Plan. Read more 01/01/2015 18/08/2015 Closed
Keith Edwick Park Improvements Master Plan for improvements to Keith Edwick Park, Machans Beach. Read more 07/08/2015 04/09/2015 Closed
Yorkeys Knob Foreshore Council is developing an improvement plan and vegetation management plan for the Yorkeys Knob Foreshore and Goodward Park. Read more 20/08/2015 18/09/2015 Closed
Sugarworld Parklands Draft Masterplan Council is seeking your views on the Sugarworld Parklands Draft Masterplan which will guide future development of the site. Read more 18/09/2015 12/10/2015 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
Cairns Cycle Sports Precinct Council is developing a master plan for a Cycle Sports Precinct. Read more 12/10/2015 30/10/2015 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
Cairns Performing Arts Centre Tell us what you think of the Cairns Performing Arts Centre Read more 14/11/2015 04/12/2015 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
Yorkeys Knob Foreshore Council has developed a draft improvement plan and vegetation management plan for the Yorkeys Knob Foreshore, including Goodwood Park. Feedback from the community is welcomed. Read more 23/11/2015 11/12/2015 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
Seymour St - one way option To improve safety near the Mother of Good Counsel School, Council is proposing to one-way Seymour St. Read more 26/11/2015 11/12/2015 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
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
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
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
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
Redlynch Sports Precinct Master Plan Redlynch Sports Precinct Master plan Read more 03/06/2016 24/06/2016 Closed
Mann Street cycleway project Mann Street cycleway project Read more 24/05/2016 10/06/2016 Closed
Redlynch Sport and Recreation Parklands Master Plan Draft master plan for the Redlynch Sport and Recreation Parklands. Read more 03/06/2015 23/06/2015 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