Media releases

30 May 2017

Suburban hot spots feed connectivity

More free wi-fi hotspots are be installed in the Cairns region
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29 May 2017

ECOweek2017

If you weren't one of the 12,000 who enjoyed ECOfiesta 2017, ECOweek is yet to come.
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26 May 2017

Learn to convert energy to dollars

Energy experts will come together in Cairns next Thursday, 1 June 2017, for a free seminar helping b
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26 May 2017

FNQ rolls out the green carpet for annual fiesta

More than 10,000 visitors are expected to flow through FNQ’s premier sustainability event on S
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24 May 2017

Safety drives carpark upgrade

A multi-million-dollar revamp of the Lake Street carpark will start next month
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24 May 2017

Lower energy use leads to savings

The annual State of the Environment Report provides a snapshot of Council’s performance
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24 May 2017

Rainforest trail could be iconic tourism feature

A proposed 76km rainforest mountain bike track could be worth more than $10 million a year to the re
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24 May 2017

Minimal changes to fees and charges

Cairns Regional Council’s Fees and Charges Schedule will remain generally unchanged in 2017-18
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23 May 2017

Expertise shared across global waters

Cairns Regional Council was selected to participate in a “twinning” program
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18 May 2017

Proposed park name tribute to Freshwater family

A drainage reserve of Maree Street in Freshwater is proposed to be named Stroopers Park
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18 May 2017

ECOfiesta music lineup set to inspire

Australian festival favourites Hot Potato Band will headline a stellar entertainment program featuri
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18 May 2017

Celebrate libraries with bovine tale

National Simultaneous Storytime is on next Wednesday
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18 May 2017

Cash and helping hands for sporting groups

A program to link potential volunteers with the sporting clubs that need them was launched today
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17 May 2017

Biosecurity program supported

Council will step up its monitoring of invasive pest species through a proposed Biosecurity Surveill
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17 May 2017

Girls’ House to kick-start master plan

Councillors have put their support behind the construction of a Cape York AFL House for Girls
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17 May 2017

Sister Cities program update

Cairns will soon renew its Sister Cities relationship with Scottsdale via Skype
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17 May 2017

Assistance for cultural groups

Six organisations have been recommended to share in nearly $200,000 in grant funding to improve cult
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17 May 2017

Operational Plan update

Eleven projects identified in the 2016-17 Operational Plan were delivered in the third quarter of th
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17 May 2017

Buy Back Shop Success

More than 600 tonnes of waste has been diverted from landfill this financial year, thanks to the Buy
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12 May 2017

Frontline photos give insight into WWI

Images from the battlefields of World War I give an insight into harsh realities of war
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Last updated: 10 April 2015