Media releases

27 Sep 2018

GBR Masters Games benefit region

Over $2 million was generated for the local economy by this year’s Games.
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20 Oct 2017

Applications open for arts funding

Arts and cultural practitioners of all genres are invited to apply for a share in grant funding to s
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20 Oct 2017

National praise for Our Cairns

A community engagement program that has helped to set Council’s goals for the next five years
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18 Oct 2017

Cultural showcase for 2017 Rugby League World Cup

Council will host a 2017 RLWC Fan Zone featuring live broadcast of games on the big screen at the Ca
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18 Oct 2017

Baton bearers share the dream of GC2018 Commonweal

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced the local baton bearers fr
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18 Oct 2017

New-look link to best shows in town

Entertainment lovers will be greeted with a brand new look and even better booking experience when t
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13 Oct 2017

Appeal to spread Christmas Cheer

The Mayor's Christmas Cheer Appeal has been launched for 2017
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13 Oct 2017

Snorkelling Santa to inspire creative kids

Council's 2017 Christmas eCard Design Competition is now open.
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13 Oct 2017

Get on your bike for a free brekky

Cairns Regional Council will host the free feed on the Cairns Esplanade to celebrate National Ride2W
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11 Oct 2017

Hotel development expands

Cairns Regional Council has approved a Development Application for an expanded development on the Ca
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11 Oct 2017

Successful year recapped

Cairns Regional Council finished the 2016-17 financial year with an operating surplus of $6.4 millio
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11 Oct 2017

Loan assistance for YAPS

Council has offered assistance to the Young Animal Protection Society (YAPS) to secure a loan of up
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11 Oct 2017

Teachers link with Council to tackle water ‘whys’

An interactive water education program is set to make a splash in local classrooms from next year
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11 Oct 2017

Parklands prove popular

Munro Martin Parklands’ first year of operation as an outdoor performance venue has exceeded e
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11 Oct 2017

Art project tackles graffiti

Four key locations have been identified for an urban art program aimed at reducing graffiti vandalis
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11 Oct 2017

Recycling bin roll-out

A plan to install recycling bins in prominent public places is expected to reduce the amount of wast
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03 Oct 2017

Concert success puts Cairns on music map

The success of Sir Elton John’s Cairns concert at the weekend has set the city on a path to at
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28 Sep 2017

Move to activate vacant land in Gordonvale

Council will seek to activate vacant land in the Gordonvale Town Centre
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27 Sep 2017

Tourism funding locked in

Council and TTNQ enter into a further three-year funding agreement
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27 Sep 2017

State grant applications

Council applies for funding to support local initiatives
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Last updated: 10 April 2015