Council News

Facilities & recreation

Tanks Arts Centre

Arts and culture

Our commitment to arts and cultural development includes Beautiful Spaces, Cairns Civic Theatre, grants for cultural development, Cairns Festival, Tanks Arts Centre and much more. More...

The Cairns region is famous for its tropical beaches

Beaches and foreshores

The Cairns region has some of the most beautiful coastline in Queensland. Our tropical beaches are a popular destination for individuals and groups all year round. More...

BBQ facilities

Camping grounds & caravan parks

Council owns popular camping grounds at Palm Cove, Bramston Beach, Babinda Boulders and Fitzroy Island More...

Cemetery

Cemeteries

Council manages seven cemeteries. These facilities provide venues for burials, and memorials for ashes. More...

Commercial filming in the Cairns region

Filming & Photography

The Cairns region is an ideal destination for commercial filming and photography. Producers, filmmakers and photographers love our stunning, diverse and accessible locations. More...

Library

Library services

Council manages 8 public libraries, with branches at Babinda, Abbott St City, Earlville, Edmonton, Gordonvale, Manunda, Smithfield and Stratford. More...

Port Douglas markets

Markets

Locations, dates and times for markets in the Cairns region. More...

Sugarworld Gardens

Parks, gardens & leisure facilities

Council provides many facilities including parks and gardens, the Cairns Esplanade and lagoon, BBQ and picnic facilities, public pools, sports fields and playgrounds for recreation, sports and leisure. More...

Sport & recreation

Cairns Regional Council provides a diverse range of sport and recreation opportunities for our residents and visitors. More...

Cairns Botanic Gardens

Weddings

Weddings landing page for the Cairns Regional Council facilities that hold weddings More...