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25 Sep 2019

Rock groynes key to erosion mitigation

Two 30-metre rock groynes are proposed to be constructed at Holloways Beach as part of a campaign to
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25 Sep 2019

Council spends 86% of total expenditure locally

Cairns Regional Council spending in 2018-19 supported more than 3,200 local jobs and injected $312 m
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25 Sep 2019

Major upgrade to Florence Street approved

Two roundabouts will be replaced by signalised intersections as part of a $10.5 million upgrade to F
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20 Sep 2019

Program will get you ‘Dancing in the Street’

The rhythmic theme of Martha and the Vandellas’ 1964 hit Dancing in the Street comes to Shield
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20 Sep 2019

Water quality project wins Queensland award

An innovative project that monitors water quality, shares that data in real time and encourages resi
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19 Sep 2019

Applications open for arts funding

Arts and cultural practitioners of all genres are invited to apply for a share in RADF grant funding
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13 Sep 2019

Shields Street tunes into a musical showcase

Join the excitement of Sunday on Shields this weekend when CQUniversity Creative Arts students prese
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13 Sep 2019

Interactive program promotes inclusiveness

A grocery shopping competition, interactive challenges and wheelchair tennis tournament are some of
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13 Sep 2019

Shields Street closed for Sunday activation

Cairns Regional Council advises of the upcoming, temporary road closure to allow for the Sunday on S
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12 Sep 2019

Join a crew and help clean up the city

The Great Northern Clean Up continues this weekend with five Council registered sites, from Mt Sheri
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11 Sep 2019

Upgrades to key roads

Cairns Regional Council will spend more than $9 million over the next five years on seven key road i
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11 Sep 2019

Busy Earlville street set for a makeover

A busy road in Earlville will get a $1.5 million makeover with new footpaths, lighting and tree plan
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11 Sep 2019

Strategy to hose down fire risks

A strategy to mitigate fire risks, manage fuel loads and improve coordination with emergency service
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11 Sep 2019

Economic stimulation for Gordonvale and Babinda

Support for events, developing community assets and improved infrastructure have been key components
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11 Sep 2019

New facilities for Munro Martin Parklands

A dressing room, box office and portable bar are part of a $1.3 million upgrade planned for Munro Ma
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11 Sep 2019

Audiences flock to CPAC

Over 55,000 people attended the new Cairns Performing Arts Centre in its first six months of operati
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11 Sep 2019

Engaging the next generation on climate action

High school students from throughout the city will have the opportunity to express their concerns, i
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06 Sep 2019

Shields Street closed for Sunday activation

Cairns Regional Council advises of the upcoming, temporary road closure to allow for the Sunday on S
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06 Sep 2019

Zoo comes to town for Shields Street family fun

Don’t miss the chance to get close and personal with some of our scaly and furry native animal
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04 Sep 2019

Partial closure of Red Arrow

Cairns Regional Council advises of a partial closure of the Red Arrow loop from tomorrow (5 Septembe
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Last updated: 16 June 2020