Media releases

02 Jan 2018

Level 1 water restrictions to commence

Level 1 water restrictions will commence on 3 January 2018
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28 Dec 2017

Changes to CBD regulated parking from January

Motorists are reminded that changes to CBD parking will take effect from 2 January 2018.
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22 Dec 2017

Design reflects rainforest vision

The Lake Street carpark’s new façade features a stunning rainforest-inspired design created in
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22 Dec 2017

Celebrate carpark re-opening with free parking

Lake Street carpark re-opens tomorrow with free parking until the new year.
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22 Dec 2017

Dance the ’Nard away this New Year’s Eve

Revellers of all ages are invited to farewell 2017 on the Cairns Esplanade at the city’s bigge
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22 Dec 2017

Keep pets safe these holidays

Pet owners are reminded to make sure their pets are easily identifiable during the Christmas –
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20 Dec 2017

Council services over the holiday period

Cairns Regional Council offices will be closed from 5pm on Friday 22 December until 2 January 2018.
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15 Dec 2017

Countdown to the Queen’s Baton Relay

The Queen's Baton Relay will be arriving in Cairns in three months' time.
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13 Dec 2017

Christmas cheer packed into hampers

The 2017 Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Appeal has raised a massive $70,000 to provide food hampers
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13 Dec 2017

What a great year, says Mayor!

As 2017 draws to a close, Mayor Bob Manning reflected on what has been a highly successful 12 months
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13 Dec 2017

Local spending boosts economy

Cairns Regional Council injected $311 million directly into the Cairns economy last financial year
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13 Dec 2017

Support for educational program

Council will continue its support of the Holloways Beach Environmental Education Centre
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13 Dec 2017

Water main upgrades

New water mains will be constructed at Gordonvale and Babinda.
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13 Dec 2017

First Peoples Advisory Committee to return

Cairns Regional Council’s First Peoples Advisory Committee (FPAC) will be re-established
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08 Dec 2017

Arrow Tracks now open

The long-awaited Yellow Arrow Walking Track, and upgraded Red Arrow and Ivan Evans walking tracks ar
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07 Dec 2017

Free mulch giveaway starts tomorrow (8 December)

Residents can pick up a load of free mulch this weekend (December 8-11) to help their gardens surviv
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07 Dec 2017

Future sports stars test new pitch at Walker Road

The next generation of sporting stars have put Cairns’ latest sporting facility to the test at
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06 Dec 2017

Australia Day Award nominations extended

Nominations for the 2018 Cairns Regional Council Australia Day Awards have been extended until Frida
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06 Dec 2017

New format for Carols by Candlelight

More than 300 local singers, dancers and even an illusionist will help celebrate the festive season
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06 Dec 2017

Parking Local Law amendment adopted

Council today adopted an amendment to its Local Laws to allow for a 15% increase to parking infringe
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Last updated: 10 April 2015