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16 Aug 2019

Shields Street closed for Sunday activation

Shields Street, between Lake and Abbott streets, will be closed to traffic from 10am to 5pm on Sunda
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14 Aug 2019

Council commits to new MOU with JCU

Council has reaffirmed its close association and support of James Cook University with a commitment
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14 Aug 2019

Signs share Indigenous traditions and knowledge

Signage conveying Indigenous traditions, stories and knowledge has been installed in seven public pa
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14 Aug 2019

Funds target city’s disaster resilience

Council has applied for almost $250,000 in funding to increase the city’s response, resilience
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14 Aug 2019

Masters Games deliver economic windfall

The 2019 Great Barrier Reef Masters Games in Cairns delivered the city’s economy a $2 million
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14 Aug 2019

CPAC Open Day sets new cultural standard

More than 7,500 people attended, over 3,500 meals were sold and a new standard for community engagem
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14 Aug 2019

New MRF gets green light

Council has approved the design and construction of the new multi-million dollar Material Recovery F
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14 Aug 2019

Freshwater Tennis Club Park gets new name

The Tennis Club Park at Freshwater will be renamed to Richmond Park in homage to the area’s pa
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14 Aug 2019

New bus stop at Raintrees Shopping Centre

Council will build a new $2 million bus stop to replace the existing facility at Raintrees Shopping
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14 Aug 2019

Family attraction with bird’s eye view of the city

Cairns Regional Council is partnering with Westshell Wheels to bring the country’s highest, co
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09 Aug 2019

Baby animals part of the Shields Street family fun

Join the excitement of Sunday on Shields this weekend as the Farm Comes to Town with a petting zoo,
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07 Aug 2019

DJ Phatberg’s flush with good ideas

Council has launched a rap song and video to educate residents about the importance of being mindful
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06 Aug 2019

Free suburban exercise program proves a hit

Free exercise and wellbeing classes will continue to be rolled out across the city after a successfu
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05 Aug 2019

Voting opens for new Face of Cairns News

More than 100 aspiring news readers sat in the news chair at the Cairns Show to have their shot at b
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02 Aug 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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02 Aug 2019

Free parking at Lake Street car park

The Lake Street multi-storey car park will be free for drivers after 2pm on Saturday and all day Sun
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25 Jul 2019

Industry gets insight into Council works program

Cairns Regional Council will today (25 July) brief the local construction industry on $52 million wo
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24 Jul 2019

Program delivers street enhancement

Five streets are set to get a facelift as part of Council’s annual major pavement rehabilitati
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24 Jul 2019

Grants support community events

An Indian food festival, a Halloween experience and the celebration of PNG’s independence are
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24 Jul 2019

Cairns ratepayers get more value for money

Ratepayers in Cairns continue to pay among the lowest rates in the state, while still receiving high
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Last updated: 16 June 2020