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22 May 2019

Free parking at weekends, initiatives aimed at boo

Free parking on Saturday after 2pm and all day on Sundays will be reinstated as part of a range of i
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22 May 2019

Council seeks to remove unnecessary CPAC cladding

Council is seeking to remove some of the conditions placed on the Cairns Performing Arts Centre, fol
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22 May 2019

Council on positive environmental track

Council remains on track to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 according to the State of the
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22 May 2019

New 150-space car park for CBD

Council is creating a new 150-space off-street car park at the Old Post Office site on Grafton Stree
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22 May 2019

Roof for netball courts

A new roof will be built over the four centre courts at the Martyn Street netball centre.
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22 May 2019

Council to secure lease to allow Griffith Park red

Council will pursue a freehold lease over parts of Griffith Park allowing it to proceed with a maste
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22 May 2019

Sewerage plant upgrades

Council will invest $2 million to replace filters at two of the region’s wastewater treatment
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22 May 2019

Council moves to formalise position on digital sig

The next step in introducing new rules around advertising devices, including digital signage, has be
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22 May 2019

$40,000 in Go Clubs grants

Grants totalling $40,000 will be made to local community groups to improve club infrastructure.
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22 May 2019

Fees and charges largely unchanged

Council’s Fees and Charges Schedule will remain generally unchanged in 2019-20, with an across
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22 May 2019

Traffic lights for key Edmonton intersection

Council will install traffic lights to improve safety at the busy Robert Road/Bicentennial Road inte
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21 May 2019

Road closures for Great Barrier Reef Masters Games

There will be rolling road closures in the Cairns CBD on Thursday 23 May from 6.30pm in association
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20 May 2019

Pete Murray to headline CPAC Open Day concert

Pete Murray has been revealed as the headline act when the Precinct comes to life for the Cairns Per
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17 May 2019

Children's festival fosters a love of the arts

The Cairns Children's Festival is on this weekend, spanning 16 mostly free events, at the Botanic Ga
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17 May 2019

Rainbow flag shows support for LGBTQI

A rainbow flag has been hoisted above Council’s Spence Street offices this morning in recognit
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17 May 2019

Simultaneous storytime part of packed libraries pr

There's a packed program of events for Australian Library & Information Week including National
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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

$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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