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13 Aug 2020

Road to link Kewarra Beach and Trinity Beach

Plans for a connection road between Kewarra Beach and Trinity Beach have been released for community
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12 Aug 2020

Cairns ratepayers paying among the lowest rates

Cairns ratepayers are paying some of the lowest rates and utility charges in the state when compared
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12 Aug 2020

New medical care centre approved

A proposed new outreach medical service to provide mobile care to disadvantaged community members, i
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12 Aug 2020

Program to replace water mains

Council has allocated over $2.1 million to replace 15 water mains across the Cairns region.
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12 Aug 2020

Grant to fund new Cairns Festival activation

Council will look to secure a $250,000 State Government grant to produce a new vibrant, high quality
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12 Aug 2020

Policy to help ‘mum and dad’ investors

Free pre-lodgement meetings, a reduction of application costs and lower infrastructure charges are c
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12 Aug 2020

New committee structure will improve outcomes

The introduction of a new committee structure will enhance Council’s ability to effectively an
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07 Aug 2020

Smithfield student builds State’s ‘perfect’ commun

A Smithfield State High School student has won top honours in a state-wide competition that encourag
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01 Aug 2020

Tennis royalty serves up celebrations for centre c

World number 1 women’s tennis player Ash Barty has joined Cairns Mayor Bob Manning and Federal
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29 Jul 2020

Float chairs give access to the sea at last!

For Stratford man Chris Wighton getting into the ocean is not an easy exercise. But now, thanks to t
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24 Jul 2020

Taipans swap hoops for books

Storytime is back is with special guest readers from the Cairns Taipans kicking off this year’
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24 Jul 2020

Work to start on Holloways Beach rock groynes

Council will start construction of two, 30-metre rock groynes at Holloways Beach next week to improv
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24 Jul 2020

Increased demand expected for Christmas hampers

Demand for hampers delivered by the Mayor’s Christmas Cheer Appeal is expected to surge this y
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22 Jul 2020

Free venue to assist events for students

Council will provide free venue hire at the Tanks Art Centre for two key events that provide benefit
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22 Jul 2020

Sewage relining program endorsed

Almost $2.5 million will be spent this financial year to maintain the structural integrity of the ci
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22 Jul 2020

Council recommits to Cairns Taipans

Council has reaffirmed its commitment to the Cairns Taipans basketball team by signing a further two
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22 Jul 2020

Council’s green credentials endorsed

Cairns Regional Council’s latest snapshot of the state of the region’s environment has r
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22 Jul 2020

Fly-through dishes up Esplanade’s new look

The harmonising of contemporary dining, connecting footpaths and tropical greenery is highlighted in
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21 Jul 2020

New and improved McGregor Rd open to traffic

The newly aligned McGregor Rd opened this afternoon, increasing traffic capacity for Smithfield Vill
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16 Jul 2020

Tobruk Memorial Pool temporary closure

Work will start on Friday 24 July for gutter grate and tile replacement to the 50m and 25m lap pools
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Last updated: 16 June 2020