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03 Jul 2020

More Council services resume

Most Council services and facilities will return to normal operation on Monday (6 July 2020) followi
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03 Jul 2020

Flying fox relocation starts this weekend

Measures to relocate spectacled flying foxes from the Cairns City Library will get underway on Satur
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02 Jul 2020

Active Living classes are back

Council's Active Living free fitness classes return to the Esplanade, Brinsmead, Edmonton, Gordonval
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01 Jul 2020

Council flags renaming a road to honour Edmonton p

Council today announced its intention to recognise the extensive contribution of Lou Piccone to the
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01 Jul 2020

Budget 2020-21: Record $181m program to boost the

A record $181 million Capital Works program committed to in Council's 2020-21 Budget will provide a
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01 Jul 2020

Budget 2020-21: Rates and charges

Cairns Regional Council has today announced a general rates and charges increase of 1.8 per cent for
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01 Jul 2020

Budget 2020-21 plots a path to recovery

A record $181 million capital works program headlines Cairns Regional Council’s 2020-21 Budget
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01 Jul 2020

Budget 2020-21: briefs

A new animal pound, renewed and expanded CCTV network, cemeteries improvements, and bus stop upgrade
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26 Jun 2020

Budget to be tabled next week

Cairns Regional Council advises that its 2020-21 Budget will be tabled at a Special Meeting on Wedne
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26 Jun 2020

Lagoon reopens in time for school holidays

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon will reopen on Monday 29 June, following its biennial maintenance progra
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26 Jun 2020

New tracks pump fun into school holidays

Skaters, scooter and BMX riders will be able to put their skills to the test with a new bitumen pump
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26 Jun 2020

Bright reminder raises awareness of domestic viole

A simple red park bench has been installed in a Westcourt park as part of a national initiative to r
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26 Jun 2020

Lagoon reopens in time for school holidays

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon will reopen on Monday 29 June 2020, following its biennial maintenance p
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25 Jun 2020

Life finally returns to the stage

A series of eight events, over five weekends, at Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Tanks Arts Centre
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24 Jun 2020

Report outlines Palm Cove tree removal process

A report tabled at Council today has outlined the actions and processes undertaken by Council since
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24 Jun 2020

Botanic Gardens and Tanks tours return

The Green Space Our Place volunteer program will resume its Tanks Art Centre/Botanic Gardens Heritag
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24 Jun 2020

Funding for suburban Active Living Programs

Council has secured an additional $20,000 from the North Queensland Sports Foundation to continue th
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24 Jun 2020

Online borrowing proves popular

Residents have turned increasingly to online borrowing with Cairns Libraries reporting a marked incr
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24 Jun 2020

Black Spot funding sought for Upward Street inters

Council is seeking $605,000 in Federal Government funding to upgrade the Upward Street / Draper Stre
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24 Jun 2020

Council adopts Fees and Charges Schedule

Council has adopted its Fees and Charges Schedule for the 2020-21 financial year with no increases i
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