Council News

Environment water & waste

Cattana Wetlands tree planting

Environmental protection

Council implements legislation that protects the environment from environmental harm, including the Environmental Protection Act and Dangerous Goods Safety Management Act. More...


Natural resource management

Cairns Regional Council supports all Landcare groups, Community groups, Schools and individual landowners that are engaging in genuine revegetation projects. More...

Sustainability education


Cairns Regional Council balances environmental, social and economic considerations to create a sustainable, secure and vibrant future for our region. More...

Water Services

Water services

Council works with community and environmental groups, residents and other stakeholders to deliver its water, wastewater and solid waste management services. More...


Waste & Recycling

Cairns Regional Council waste strategies and policies More...