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26 Jun 2020

Lagoon reopens in time for school holidays

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon will reopen on Monday 29 June 2020, following its biennial maintenance p
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25 Jun 2020

Life finally returns to the stage

A series of eight events, over five weekends, at Cairns Performing Arts Centre and Tanks Arts Centre
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24 Jun 2020

Report outlines Palm Cove tree removal process

A report tabled at Council today has outlined the actions and processes undertaken by Council since
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24 Jun 2020

Botanic Gardens and Tanks tours return

The Green Space Our Place volunteer program will resume its Tanks Art Centre/Botanic Gardens Heritag
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24 Jun 2020

Funding for suburban Active Living Programs

Council has secured an additional $20,000 from the North Queensland Sports Foundation to continue th
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24 Jun 2020

Online borrowing proves popular

Residents have turned increasingly to online borrowing with Cairns Libraries reporting a marked incr
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24 Jun 2020

Black Spot funding sought for Upward Street inters

Council is seeking $605,000 in Federal Government funding to upgrade the Upward Street / Draper Stre
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24 Jun 2020

Council adopts Fees and Charges Schedule

Council has adopted its Fees and Charges Schedule for the 2020-21 financial year with no increases i
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23 Jun 2020

Meals of Wheels benefits from donations

More than $2,600 in donations collected during Council’s two first free green waste disposal p
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15 Jun 2020

Time to get creative for Understory

ENTRIES for the seventh instalment of Cairns Regional Council’s Understory Film Festival are n
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12 Jun 2020

Coronavirus causes Festival to be cancelled

Ongoing uncertainty around limits on public gatherings has forced Council to cancel this year’
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12 Jun 2020

Road safety improvement works for schools on Ander

Council will begin road safety improvement works around St Mary’s Catholic College and St Gera
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12 Jun 2020

Water service interruption – Yorkeys Knob

Yorkeys Knob residents are advised that water to the suburb will be interrupted overnight on Thursda
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11 Jun 2020

Solar farms power emissions reductions

Construction is underway on four mini solar farms, and additional roof-mounted solar panels, at five
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10 Jun 2020

Ferris wheel set for seven-month return

The Reef Eye Ferris Wheel will return to Cairns as soon as practically possible for a seven-month st
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10 Jun 2020

Abbott Street reduced to one lane at pedestrian cr

Council will reduce Abbott Street to a single in each direction between Spence and Wharf streets to
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10 Jun 2020

Drainage upgrade for new development

Council has approved the $1.2 million upgrade to drain infrastructure as part of a residential devel
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10 Jun 2020

Redlynch road widening will improve safety

Council will widen a 340-metre stretch of Redlynch Intake Road, south of The Rocks Road intersection
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10 Jun 2020

Festival aims to showcase talented filmmakers

North Queensland filmmakers can submit their applications to the annual Understory Film Festival fro
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10 Jun 2020

Council supports extending JobKeeper scheme

Council has recommended that the Federal Government extend the JobKeeper payment scheme by six month
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Last updated: 16 June 2020