Media releases

26 Jun 2017

Rates rise stays below CPI

Cairns Regional Council has kept its rates increase below CPI, with a 1.75 per cent rise to be appli
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26 Jun 2017

Smart investment in water savings

A $20 million commitment to roll out smart water meters across the region will position Cairns as a
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26 Jun 2017

Gallery precinct to take shape

Council has committed $190,000 in its 2017-18 Budget for preparatory works on the former Courthouse
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26 Jun 2017

Broad scope in capital program

Cairns Regional Council has announced a $169 million capital works program that will result in impro
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26 Jun 2017

Budget funds liveable city

Creating a highly liveable city that is attractive to investors and visitors is the focus of Cairns
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26 Jun 2017

Community spaces enhance lifestyle

Cairns Regional Council will invest more than $22 million in new and improved community assets for r
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26 Jun 2017

More Budget highlights

More highlights from Cairns Regional Council's 2017-18 Budget, including waste and recycling strateg
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21 Jun 2017

Library lease extension

Manunda Library is expected to remain a feature of Raintrees Shopping Centre for at least the next d
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21 Jun 2017

Sewer main contract awarded

The construction contract for a new sewer main at Trinity Beach is expected to be awarded to Koppens
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21 Jun 2017

Partnership with QPAC

Cultural Services Committee has supported the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Quee
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21 Jun 2017

Foreshore improvements planned

Support for Holloways Beach Foreshore Improvement Plan
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21 Jun 2017

Final stage of new sports precinct

Walker Road Sporting Precinct will enter its final stage of construction
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21 Jun 2017

Road improvements flagged

Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee has endorsed $4.7 million in road improvements.
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15 Jun 2017

Plan to improve active options at beaches

Improved sporting and active recreation infrastructure is on the cards for the Northern Beaches.
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14 Jun 2017

New culture centre for CADCAI

A new home has been proposed for the region’s Chinese heritage and cultural activities.
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14 Jun 2017

Residential projects approved

Nearly 100 new residential lots will be created by subdivision projects at Brinsmead and Kewarra Bea
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14 Jun 2017

Green light for Bellview

A high-rise project to increase accommodation on the Cairns Esplanade has received the green light f
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14 Jun 2017

Retirement village for Clifton beach

A proposal to build a new retirement village at Clifton Beach has been approved.
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14 Jun 2017

Economic plans preserve unique character

Four strategic focus areas have been identified as the key to sustainable economic development in Go
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07 Jun 2017

Industry icon to host local film festival

Director, Producer and Actor Aaron Fa’aoso will help to celebrate the Far North film community
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Last updated: 10 April 2015