Mrs Sim Hayward, previous chair and longstanding member of Council's former Sister Cities Advisory Committee, was appointed as Cairns' Sister Cities Ambassador at the August 2016 Council meeting. The Ambassadorship was adopted following the completion of the Sister Cities Advisory Committee's term in March 2016 in line with local government elections.
The former Sister Cities Committee was established to provide recommendations to Council and contribute to the on-going development and maintenance of Council's Sister Cities relationships. It was structured as per Council's adopted Sister Cities Management Policy ( PDF, 0.03 MB ).
The new Ambassador position champions the interests of Cairns from an economic, educational, tourism and community perspective.
SCC Minutes Dec 2015 (52.7 KB)
Sister Cities Committee Minutes - December 2015
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Sister Cities Committee Minutes - October 2015
SCC Minutes Aug 2015 (47.1 KB)
Sister Cities Committee Minutes - August 2015
SCC Minutes June 2015 (47.9 KB)
Sister Cities Committee Minutes - June 2015
SCC Minutes April 2015 (53.0 KB)
Sister Cities Committee Minutes - April 2015
SCC Minutes Feb 2015 (53.5 KB)
Sister Cities Committee Minutes - February 2015
Sister Cities Management General Policy (32.3 KB)
To clearly articulate Council's commitment to establishing and maintaining Sister Cities relationships and to describe the role and function of the Sister Cities Advisory Committee in managing relationships.