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14 May 2019

64 pets find new fur-ever homes

Sixty-four rescue cats and dogs found their new fur-ever homes at Council’s adoption day on Sa
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14 May 2019

Giant crabs take up residence in Cairns parklands

Munro Martin Parklands has been transformed into an open-air art gallery with three larger-than-life
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14 May 2019

Free mulch pick-up extended all week

The free garden mulch pick-up has been extended through to Monday 20 May.
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14 May 2019

$8500 up for grabs in Cairns Festival Grand Parade

Would-be-parade entrants have until Sunday 21 July to enter their float in this year's Cairns Festiv
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09 May 2019

State-of-the-art water laboratory opens

A state-of-the-art $8.3 million laboratory that will future-proof the delivery of water testing serv
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09 May 2019

Investigation into Cairns Metro/Airport Link

Funding will be sought to investigate the need for a high-frequency public transport link between th
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09 May 2019

Code of conduct for recreational fishers

Local and visiting recreational fishers will be asked to follow a code of conduct aimed at protectin
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09 May 2019

Ongoing support for sports body

Council has entered a new 3-year agreement with the North Queensland Sports Foundation to support it
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07 May 2019

Time to get filming for Understory

Existing and emerging film makers have until October 11 to get their entries in for the sixth Unders
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07 May 2019

Pick up free mulch this weekend

Free garden mulch will be made available to Cairns region residents this coming weekend, Friday 10 t
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07 May 2019

Find your new pet at adoption day this Saturday

Potential pet owners are urged to attend the fourth Operation Fur-ever Home on Saturday(11 May) to f
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03 May 2019

Secure your spot in Masters Games history

Athletes have until midnight on Thursday 9 May to secure their spot in the biggest Great Barrier Ree
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24 Apr 2019

Crystal Cascades to get major facelift

A plan to upgrade the highly popular Crystal Cascades swimming area and nature reserve will go out f
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24 Apr 2019

Path to link Trinity and Kewarra beaches

Council will create a pedestrian and cycle path connecting Trinity Beach and Kewarra Beach instead o
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24 Apr 2019

Well-known doctor recognised

Well-known Gordonvale doctor Raymond James Davis will be recognised for his service to the community
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24 Apr 2019

Wage offer to go to the vote

Council staff will have the opportunity to vote on a wage offer next month, with an agreement reache
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24 Apr 2019

Support for community events

Events including Big Talk One Fire, Haus of Drag Extravaganza, the Festival of the Knob and Cairns T
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23 Apr 2019

Anzac Day commemorations and road closures

There are four key changes to Anzac Day commemorations in Cairns this year. The main reason for the
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17 Apr 2019

Council services over Easter

Most Council services will continue as usual over the Easter break.
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17 Apr 2019

Active Living starts in the suburbs

Burning off the Easter calories will be a lot easier when Council’s Active Living program star
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Last updated: 05 November 2018