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15 May 2020

Libraries open as restrictions are rolled back

Libraries, playgrounds and some public pools will reopen this weekend as coronavirus restrictions ar
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13 May 2020

Basketball half court approved for Redlynch park

Council has approved for the construction of basketball half court at Salli and John Mitchell Park i
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13 May 2020

Water security remains a priority

A report to Council today detailed the progress of the Cairns Water Security Strategy (CWSS), outlin
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13 May 2020

Roadworks approved for Gordonvale Woolworths devel

Council has approved $5 million in infrastructure works associated with the new Gordonvale Woolworth
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13 May 2020

New sewage pump station in Manunda

Council will invest almost $1 million for the relocation and construction of a new sewage pump stati
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13 May 2020

First Peoples' flags to hang in Council Chamber

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags will now hang beside the Australian and Queensland f
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13 May 2020

Support to ban more single-use plastic items

Council has backed a State Government proposal to ban the sale, supply and distribution of single-us
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13 May 2020

Railway section to be removed from heritage regist

Council has not objected to a proposal to remove a section of the Cairns Railway, from Redlynch to C
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13 May 2020

Report highlights economic impacts of coronavirus

The Cairns economy is expected to take a $1 billion hit this year with nine out of 10 business impac
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13 May 2020

Repayment plans to help financial impacted ratepay

Ratepayers who are experiencing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are being
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01 May 2020

Green light for Florence Street traffic signals

Traffic signals at the Florence St/Abbott St intersection (above) are expected to go live from Tuesd
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30 Apr 2020

Esplanade Lagoon to close for maintenance

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon will undergo its biennial maintenance program from tomorrow (1 May) to e
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29 Apr 2020

Major roadworks start at McGregor Rd

Cairns Regional Council advises that major roadworks to realign McGregor Rd in Smithfield will begin
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27 Apr 2020

Arts in the time of coronavirus

Artists, performers and cultural practitioners with a project that can be created in the time of soc
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22 Apr 2020

Council endorses more coronavirus support measures

Council has endorsed a third series of measures to assist businesses and the community respond to th
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22 Apr 2020

Calls for open tenders on Old Post Office site

Council is calling for open tenders for the Old Post Office site in the city to secure its developme
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22 Apr 2020

Green program continues to grow

A volunteer program with an emphasis on greening our city was showing a rise in popularity and engag
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22 Apr 2020

Kitchen removal provides more gallery space

Council has endorsed a revised design proposal to remove a commercial kitchen to create more gallery
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22 Apr 2020

Boost for arts and culture

Artists and community cultural initiatives have been provided a boost today with the Council endorsi
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22 Apr 2020

Council reappoints Sister Cities Ambassador

Cairns Regional Council has reappointed Sim Hayward as the Sister Cities Ambassador for Cairns for a
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Last updated: 16 June 2020