Baby Welcoming Ceremony
Each year, Cairns Regional Council welcomes new babies to the region with the Baby Welcoming Ceremony.
For parents of new arrivals, the ceremony provides a special family keepsake in the form of a beautiful commemorative certificate.
2017 Baby Welcoming Ceremony
This year's ceremony will be held on Sunday 29 October. Families who have welcomed a baby in the past year are invited to be part of this ceremony by registering their baby.
Registrations will open closer to the event date - check this page for details!
Register your baby
Registrations are now open for anyone who has welcomed a baby in the past year - 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016. Each registered baby will be presented with a special commemorative certificate.
Parents wishing to register their baby to be officially welcomed at the ceremony, which will be held on the day, should complete the online form below or download and submit the Baby Welcome registration form ( PDF, 0.07 MB ).
Registrations close midnight Sunday 16 October 2016.
Last updated: 24 February 2017