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09 Jun 2020

Illegal discharges compromise treatment plants

The illegal discharge of hazardous chemicals into the Cairns sewerage system has on three occasions
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08 Jun 2020

Temporary closure of streets at Palm Cove

Cairns Regional Council advises of the upcoming, temporary road closures at Palm Cove to allow for t
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04 Jun 2020

Council campgrounds reopen tomorrow

With Queenslanders allowed to hit the roads and go on holiday, Council will open its campgrounds tom
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04 Jun 2020

Plotting a course to recovery and prosperity

A map to plot Cairns’ course to economic recovery and prosperity has received strong local sup
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27 May 2020

Gordonvale heritage project to proceed

The Mill Gardens and Gordonvale to Greenpatch Heritage Trail project will go ahead, but without the
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27 May 2020

Enhancements will improve CPAC experience

Council will take the opportunity to enhance the audio, electrical and storage capabilities of the C
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27 May 2020

Timber bridge in Gordonvale to be replaced

A deteriorated, one-way timber bridge in Gordonvale will be replaced with a two-lane, single span co
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27 May 2020

Rock groynes to mitigate beach erosion

The construction of two, 30-metre rock groynes at Holloways Beach are expected to improve the beach
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27 May 2020

Upgrade lights-up Griffiths Park

Cricket and AFL matches could be played under lights at Griffiths Park from next year after Council
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27 May 2020

New traffic signals to improve school safety at Wo

Council is hoping to secure $500,000 in government funding to install traffic signals and improve sa
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27 May 2020

Funding sought for industrial road

Council will apply for $980,000 in funding to rehabilitate and upgrade Links Drive in Woree.
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27 May 2020

Council looks to replace timber bridge

Council will apply for State Government funding to replace a 60-year-old timber bridge on Behana Geo
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27 May 2020

Council fast-tracks Esplanade Dining Precinct

Redevelopment of the Esplanade Dining Precinct will be fast-tracked to limit the disruption to trade
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27 May 2020

Lake Morris Road closure for tree maintenance

The upper sections of Lake Morris Road will be closed to all traffic, including pedestrians and cycl
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26 May 2020

Recent rain leads to a lifting of water restrictio

Cairns Regional Council has today lifted its Level 2 water restrictions, following recent rainfall i
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20 May 2020

Free green waste disposal from this weekend (23-31

Clean up the yard and take advantage of Council’s second free green waste disposal of the year
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20 May 2020

Council offers interest-free rates repayment plans

Ratepayers are reminded that the three-month extension on rates repayments ends on 27 May.
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19 May 2020

Reopening of libraries proves popular

More than 1100 visitors, 2500 items borrowed and 4800 returned – the reopening of Cairns Libra
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15 May 2020

Look out … it’s a new lookout

Views of the Cairns city have never looked better with the upgrade of the popular Lake Morris Road l
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15 May 2020

Council to reopen public barbecues

Public barbecues across the city will be reopened this weekend following advice from Queensland Heal
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Last updated: 16 June 2020