Media releases

24 May 2016

Boil water advisory notice – Mirriwinni

Cairns Regional Council advises that consumers in the Mirriwinni area should boil drinking water unt
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24 May 2016

Waterfront fiesta kicks off ECOweek

The second annual ECOfiesta takes place at the Cairns Cruise Liner terminal this Sunday 29 May.
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24 May 2016

Mayor supports call to scrap electricity price hik

Mayor Bob Manning has put his support behind a push to review electricity price increases in regiona
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24 May 2016

Opt in for online dog rego

Dog owners are invited to do away with paper registration renewals and sign up to receive their noti
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23 May 2016

Military history workshop heads up big library wee

Free activities for Australian Library and Information Week
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20 May 2016

Discover wonder of Botanic Gardens at open day

The Cairns Botanic Gardens Open Day on 29 May will showcase the variety and wonder of the Gardens an
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20 May 2016

Screen experts lead film festival workshops

Four top level executives from Screen Queensland will visit the 2016 Understory Film Festival next m
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20 May 2016

Understory celebrates local film industry

More than 20 local films from a range of genres will be showcased at Tanks Art Centre on 18 June as
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19 May 2016

Ear to the ground on leak detection

Cairns Regional Council has embarked on a major audit of water infrastructure
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18 May 2016

Simultaneous Storytime goes to the head

Children across Cairns and beyond will explore a world of headwear through National Simultaneous Sto
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18 May 2016

Awards to showcase region's innovators

The 2016 Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards (TNQIA) were launched today
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16 May 2016

Shields St Heart enters stage 2

Work has started on the second stage of the Shields Street Heart project
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14 May 2016

Kids make a splash at pool's grand opening

The redevelopment Tobruk Memorial Pool is now open
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11 May 2016

Machans Beach improvement plan

An improvement plan has been endorsed for Machan Beach’s Keith Edwick Park.
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11 May 2016

Mountain Bike strategy endorsed

Council has supported a draft regional plan for mountain bike infrastructure.
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11 May 2016

Reconciliation Action Plan updated

An updated Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) has been endorsed by Council.
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11 May 2016

Mann St cycleway

Construction is due to start in June on the Mann Street cycleway project.
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11 May 2016

New Committee structure

Five committees will be established for the new term of Cairns Regional Council.
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11 May 2016

Relay for Life venue

Cancer Council will continue to use Barlow Park for Relay For Life.
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11 May 2016

Foreshore plan for Yorkeys Knob

The Yorkeys Knob Foreshore Improvement Plan and Vegetation Management Plan has been endorsed by Coun
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Last updated: 10 April 2015