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25 Nov 2020

Funding to help deliver Esplanade upgrade

The Queensland Government will provide $3 million in funding to help complete a component part of Co
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25 Nov 2020

Young people love our natural assets

Young people rank the region’s natural assets as the top reason they love living in Cairns, fo
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25 Nov 2020

EOI wanted for water supply business case

Cairns Regional Council is inviting Expressions of Interest for the development of preliminary busin
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25 Nov 2020

Sports clubs score Go Clubs grants

Two Cairns sports club will share in almost $6000 of Go Clubs grant funding to assist with maintenan
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25 Nov 2020

Carols and fireworks at Showgrounds

Christmas carols and fireworks are set to light up the Cairns Showgrounds next month as part of a Ch
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25 Nov 2020

Policy amendments to boost investment

Amendments to the COVID-19 Response – Investment Incentive Policy are expected to provide grea
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25 Nov 2020

New childcare centre approved for Edmonton

A childcare centre in Edmonton catering for up to 180 children has been approved by Council.
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17 Nov 2020

Our Cairns results revealed

The results are in from the biggest community survey ever conducted by Cairns Regional Council.
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16 Nov 2020

Level 1 water restrictions implemented

Cairns Regional Council is calling on residents to reduce water use, with Level 1 water restrictions
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16 Nov 2020

Free green waste disposal and sand bag pick up

Residents are encouraged to get ready for the upcoming wet season by clearing out their backyards an
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12 Nov 2020

Christmas carols from the comfort of home

Join Santa as he visits iconic destinations around Cairns this year as part of an original festive f
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11 Nov 2020

Community groups share $50,000 in funding

A new festival that combines tennis, live music and markets is one of five events that will benefit
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11 Nov 2020

Smithfield food and health hub approved

A Smithfield property once used for the cultivation of palm trees will be transformed into food, sho
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11 Nov 2020

Amendments to CairnsPlan will improve efficiencies

Improvements to building design requirements, strengthening the strategic framework to reduce impact
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11 Nov 2020

Road priorities identified

The six-laning of the Captain Cook Highway from Grove St to the Caravonica roundabout is among a lis
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11 Nov 2020

Dam sitting at 82 per cent capacity

Copperlode Dam was sitting at just above 82 per cent capacity on 3 November, above the level it was
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11 Nov 2020

Refurbishment of water reservoirs

Water reservoirs in Earlville, Kanimbla and Yorkeys Knob will undergo refurbishment in order to safe
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11 Nov 2020

Building approvals surge

The construction sector in Cairns is experiencing strong growth, with 271 building approvals in the
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11 Nov 2020

Consumer spend rises despite COVID crisis

Consumer spending in the Cairns Local Government Area has increased over the past year, despite the
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11 Nov 2020

Actions support city centre activities

The implementation of incentive policies, a multi-million dollar funding agreement with Tropical Tou
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