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12 Dec 2019

Greenpatch camping facilities reopened

Council has reopened the recently upgraded Greenpatch camping ground in Gordonvale after reviewing i
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11 Dec 2019

New complex to house MRF

A new, larger and purpose built complex to house Council’s new Material Recovery Facility will
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11 Dec 2019

Changes to W4Q criteria sought

Council will ask the Queensland Government to make changes to the timing and eligibility criteria of
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11 Dec 2019

Waste Water Treatment Plant remediation works appr

Remediation works at three of Council’s Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTP) will be completed
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11 Dec 2019

Funding sought to subsidise recycling transport co

Council has applied for $250,000 in State Government funding to subsidise prohibitive transport cost
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11 Dec 2019

Green waste processing contracts awarded

Northern Sands Pty Ltd and Cairns Mulch Pty Ltd have been awarded contracts to process Council green
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11 Dec 2019

Mini solar farms to reduce emissions

Council has awarded Solgen Energy Pty Ltd the $3 million contract to build mini solar farms at five
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11 Dec 2019

Council calls for changes to NAIF

The Federal Government will be asked to extend the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)
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11 Dec 2019

Council endorses updated water strategy

Council has endorsed changes to the management of the city’s water supply to better target the
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11 Dec 2019

Advocacy documents outline State and Federal prior

Council today endorsed advocacy documents, which outline the policies, projects and investment requi
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11 Dec 2019

Gordonvale garden and heritage plan

Council will seek public comment on developing the Mill Gardens and establishing a heritage trail li
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11 Dec 2019

Council investigates bold new emissions target

Cairns Regional Council will investigate options that will allow the organisation to achieve the bol
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11 Dec 2019

Hampers packed full of Christmas cheer

Hundreds of local families will be feeling like “happy little Vegemites” this Christmas
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10 Dec 2019

Parklands to sparkle with festive cheer

Munro Martin Parklands will twinkle and shine with festive spirit these holidays with a special Chri
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06 Dec 2019

Council extends recycling capacity

Coffee pods and light globes, toothbrushes and beauty products, household electrical cables and x-ra
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06 Dec 2019

Sing along to Carols by Candlelight spectacular

The sounds of Christmas will reverberate from Fogarty Park this Sunday (8 December) with the staging
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29 Nov 2019

Cairns Libraries go cashless

Cairns library branches in the City, Earlville, Edmonton, Gordonvale, Manunda and Smithfield wi
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29 Nov 2019

Parade to kick off Christmas in the City

Cairns Regional Council is bringing “Christmas to the City” on Sunday 1 December with a
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29 Nov 2019

New $25,000 grant launched for artistic project

Creative individuals and organisations have the chance to secure $25,000 in funding through a new RA
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29 Nov 2019

Road closures for Christmas festivities

Cairns Regional Council advises of road closures on Sunday 1 December to provide safety for all part
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Last updated: 05 November 2018