Media releases

27 Jul 2016

Cairns ratepayers get best value

Ratepayers in Cairns continue to pay less for their services than others throughout the state
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27 Jul 2016

Council provides $7.2m in grants

Council has provided $7.2 million in financial support to groups and organisations in 2015-16
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27 Jul 2016

New clubhouse for Walker Rd sports

Work will start in August on Stage 3 of the Walker Road Sporting Precinct
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27 Jul 2016

Development incentives update

Infrastructure Charges Incentive Program update
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27 Jul 2016

Move to improve crocodile management

Cairns Regional Council will seek to strengthen guidelines for removing crocodiles from local waterw
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27 Jul 2016

Plan to expand use of Cannon Park

Cairns Regional Council will prepare a master plan that will determine future use of Cannon Park Rac
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27 Jul 2016

Cemetery plot review

An audit of reserved cemetery sites will ensure records are up to date and unwanted sites are refund
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27 Jul 2016

Esplanade volleyball courts to stay

Temporary show courts constructed for a recent international beach volleyball tournament will stay o
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25 Jul 2016

Grab a bargain at Libraries book sale

The annual Cairns Libraries Book Sale will be held over three days this weekend.
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21 Jul 2016

Cairns welcomes Rugby League World Cup

The countdown to Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) action in Cairns has started
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20 Jul 2016

Temporary closure – Lake Street

Lake Street will be temporary closed at the Shields Street link from this Sunday (24 July 2016) to a
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20 Jul 2016

Help for non-profit groups

Council’s Governance Committee has recommended Rates Based Financial Assistance be approved fo
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20 Jul 2016

Children’s Fest success

Around 4000 people attended the 2016 Cairns Children’s Festival at The Tanks Arts Centre in Ma
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20 Jul 2016

Arts and Culture grants

Amendments will be made to a grant stream that helps community organisations to upgrade their facili
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20 Jul 2016

Enhancing the suburbs

Cairns Regional Council will spend $4.35 million on improving suburban street amenity
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20 Jul 2016

Snap up tickets for Seniors Week events

Tickets to major Seniors Week events are now available
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20 Jul 2016

Survey to build vision of Our Cairns

Mayor Bob Manning today launched theOur Cairnscommunity survey
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15 Jul 2016

Time ticking for innovative entries

Innovators in Tropical North Queensland have just four weeks left to submit entries for the Tropical
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15 Jul 2016

Lagoon maintenance, Pier Point Rd improvements

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon will be closed for maintenance from Monday 18 July 2016 for three weeks.
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13 Jul 2016

CairnsPlan open to amendments

Council will invite community members to provide feedback on the CairnsPlan 2016 and suggest amendme
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Last updated: 10 April 2015