Media releases

25 Aug 2016

Search for missing links to parks’ past

Council is seeking assistance from the public in documenting the origins of park names.
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24 Aug 2016

Collins Ave bridge replacement to start

Replacement of the Collins Avenue bridge at Edge Hill will start next month
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24 Aug 2016

Changes to October Council meetings

October Ordinary Meeting at Babinda, changed committee dates
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24 Aug 2016

Sister Cities Ambassador appointed

Long-time Sister Cities Committee member Sim Hayward has been formally appointed Cairns’ Siste
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24 Aug 2016

CEO departs Cairns Regional Council

Cairns Regional Council Chief Executive Officer Peter Tabulo has confirmed that he will not be retur
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24 Aug 2016

Rates notices issued

Cairns Regional Council advises that all ratepayers should have now received their half-yearly rates
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23 Aug 2016

Vote with your butt

Cairns Regional Council has teamed up with Keep Australia Beautiful to test an innovative butt bin
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19 Aug 2016

Have your say on nature play

Council is seeking community feedback on a proposed nature play park at Centenary Lakes
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19 Aug 2016

Innovators heed call to bring out region’s best

Innovators across Tropical North Queensland have answered the call to find the region’s bright
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18 Aug 2016

Parklands offer a peek into the past

The historical significance of Munro Martin Park has been incorporated into the new-look venue.
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18 Aug 2016

Operatic opening to hit a high note

Munro Martin Parklands will be officially opened tomorrow night
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18 Aug 2016

Grants to help upgrade cultural facilities

Cultural organisations looking to upgrade their facilities can now access grant funding at any time
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18 Aug 2016

Events grants up for grabs

Event organisers are invited to apply for grant funding.
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17 Aug 2016

Formal recognition for Sister Cities role

Council will appoint resident Sim Hayward as Cairns’ Sister Cities Ambassador
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17 Aug 2016

Volunteer program success

More than 8000 volunteer hours have been contributed under Council’s Green Space Our Place pro
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17 Aug 2016

Many achievements for Active programs

The success of Council’s Active Towns and Healthy Active School Travel (HAST) programs has bee
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17 Aug 2016

Push to retain later closing time

Council will write to the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Fair Trading to request that 3am trading be a
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17 Aug 2016

Improvements to Go Clubs grants

Changes are recommended to be made to the Go Clubs grants program to better meet the funding needs o
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17 Aug 2016

McLean St upgrade

Work is expected to start next month to upgrade McLean Street to a standard two lane road.
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17 Aug 2016

Loan guarantee for cricket upgrades

The Governance Committee has recommended that Council provide a loan approval for the Mulgrave Combi
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Last updated: 10 April 2015