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20 Dec 2019

Swallow Street opens in time for Christmas

Swallow Street in Mooroobool reopens today (Friday 20 December) after a culvert replacement project
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19 Dec 2019

Roar into the ’20s with Esplanade NYE party

Think flappers and gangsters, lions and prehistoric giants, and celebrate “Roaring into the &r
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19 Dec 2019

Lots of activities for the school holidays

Cairns Regional Council is again hosting a range of activities to keep kids occupied these school ho
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18 Dec 2019

Oil oozing from beneath Cairns Botanic Gardens

Oil believed to be from a pipeline associated with historical World War II infrastructure is oozing
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16 Dec 2019

Swimming Santa wins e-Card competition

A drawing of Santa lazing in the Esplanade Lagoon has won the Cairns Regional Council Christmas e-Ca
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13 Dec 2019

Cairns projects share in arts funding

Seven arts projects in the Cairns region will share in $61,328 in funding under Round One of RADF 20
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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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Last updated: 16 June 2020