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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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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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22 Jan 2020

Heritage trail and garden plans endorsed

A heritage trail linking the newly upgraded Greenpatch camping grounds to Gordonvale, along with con
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22 Jan 2020

Extra free green waste disposal periods

Council will double its free green waste disposal periods this year, but discontinue its shredded gr
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22 Jan 2020

Changes to school speed zones

School speed zones in Cairns will be modified from Monday 2 March.
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22 Jan 2020

Renewed call for Priority Port status

Council has renewed calls for Cairns to be designated a Priority Port as the State Government review
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21 Jan 2020

Australia Day celebrations

Bite sized tasting plates showcasing local ingredients will be served up at the Cairns Esplanade thi
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21 Jan 2020

Level 2 water restrictions

Water restrictions within the Cairns Regional Council area will be increased to Level 2 from today (
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17 Jan 2020

Partial closure of Red Arrow

Cairns Regional Council advises of a partial closure of the Red Arrow loop Monday morning (20 Januar
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15 Jan 2020

Partial closure Red Arrow

Cairns Regional Council advises of a partial closure of the Red arrow loop tomorrow morning (16 Janu
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Last updated: 16 June 2020