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21 Feb 2020

Art pays for Cairns teenagers

Two young Cairns artists have sold out their entire collections within a week of opening their first
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14 Feb 2020

Innovative addition slam dunks litter problem

An innovative solution to an ongoing litter problem will be unveiled at Coastwatcher’s Skate P
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14 Feb 2020

Little Taccas expands southside

The first Little Taccas program at Edmonton’s Sugarworld Parklands will start on Thursday 5 Ma
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13 Feb 2020

Ferris Wheel eyes longer return

Council will invite Westshell Pty Ltd to bring its 35-metre high travelling Ferris Wheel back to the
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13 Feb 2020

Community groups share in funding

Eight groups will share in more than $36,000 ($36,800) as part of Council’s Local Community Ev
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12 Feb 2020

Council invests in public art

Council invested over $3 million in public art from 2012 to 2018, with 135 new artworks commissioned
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12 Feb 2020

Strategy encourages walking and cycling

A comprehensive strategy to encourage people to walk and cycle more often has been adopted by Counci
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12 Feb 2020

Review of Munro Martin Parklands use policy

Council will adopt a more liberal approach to the hire of Munro Martin Parklands to broaden communit
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12 Feb 2020

Upgrade of Magazine and Arnold streets

Council has endorsed the first stage of a $2.1 million upgrade of Magazine and Arnold streets in Str
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12 Feb 2020

Consultation call for Esplanade Dining Precinct co

Identified as a “project opportunity” within the Cairns City Centre Master Plan 2019, th
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12 Feb 2020

Council initiatives in response to Coronavirus

Council has endorsed a number of initiatives to respond to the ongoing economic impacts from Novel C
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04 Feb 2020

Call for inspiring women to be recognised

Nominations are now invited for the 2020 Cairns International Women’s Day Awards, with winners
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31 Jan 2020

Slight changes to customer service hours

Over-the-counter customer service operating hours at Council’s Spence Street and Earlville off
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30 Jan 2020

Rates notices issued

Cairns Regional Council advises all ratepayers that half-yearly rates notices were issued last Frida
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30 Jan 2020

Sandbags available ahead of king tides and rain

Sandbags will be made available to Cairns region residents this weekend (1-2 February 20202) to assi
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30 Jan 2020

Fresh new website for Library lovers

Just in time for Library Lovers’ Month, local bookworms will be greeted with a new look and ev
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30 Jan 2020

Greenpatch camping ground closed

The Greenpatch camping ground in Gordonvale has been closed due to potential flooding risk.
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24 Jan 2020

Top honour for empowering vulnerable women

Yolonde Entsch has been named Cairns region's 2020 Citizen of the Year for her dedication to empower
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22 Jan 2020

Council awards major contracts

Council has approved a $9 million contract to construct a new sewage pumping station in North Cairns
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22 Jan 2020

New home for Jelly Babies

The iconic Jelly Babies, which stood outside of CoCa (now Bulmba-Ja) for over a decade, will be relo
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Last updated: 05 November 2018