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Free mulch, 8-11 Dec

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Nominations extended to 15 December More

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Free guided birdwatching tour

Free bird watching guided walk every Tuesday commencing at 8.30am. Bring binoculars and wear walking shoes. More

Free movie: The Polar Express

The Polar Express will be showing near the Lagoon on Tuesday 12 December. Activities start 6pm, move kicks-off at 7.15pm. More

Youth Urban Art Project (13-14 Dec)

Involving workshops and artwork More

Christmas Lights Ride

Don your santa hats, decorate your bikes and help raise money for the Ronald McDonald House More

Latest News

Arrow Tracks now open

Arrow Tracks now open

Free mulch giveaway starts tomorrow (8 December)

Free mulch giveaway starts tomorrow (8 December 2017)

Future sports stars test new pitch at Walker Road

Future sport stars test new pitch at Walker Road

Australia Day Award nominations extended

2018 Australia Day Awards nominations extended

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⚠️⚠️⚠️ UPDATE ⚠️⚠️⚠️ Free Mulch is running out fast! Now only Babinda and Portsmith have stock left. Only while stocks last! Babinda – Approx 30m3 Portsmith – Approx 200m3
The remarkable Monty Summers, the current Sports Person of the Year, encourages entries for the Australia Day Awards. Nominate at: https://goo.gl/zFMrYD Deadline extended until 15th Dec!
Missed Bin? Please report it online at: http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/payments/report-a-problem We have a new waste contractor and are experiencing some teething problems. We appreciate your patience as we are working through the backlog. Council hopes to have everything back on track by the end of the week.
Hitch a ride in a self-driving shuttle at the Cairns Esplanade! 📅 Tues - Thurs (1 - 3pm and 4 - 6pm) 📅 Friday (10am - 12pm and 1 - 3pm)
Our phone system is back up and running!
Our phones are down at the moment. We'll let you know when we are back on line. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Red lids will gradually replace the green lids of your general waste bin. Find out more: http://ow.ly/alM050fs7gF
🍿 Our Free Open Air Movie night is on this Saturday 📽️
Mayor Bob Manning and Dave Colvin of JJ Richards shake hands on Council’s new 9-year kerbside waste and recycling contract starting this Friday. Watch out for the new trucks in your neighbourhood!
Join us for Tropical Tree Day this Sunday and you could win an NQ Cowboys support Pack, thanks to Pacific Toyota.
The new Nature Play space and Fitzalan Reserve at Centenary Lakes are subject to fogging to deal with the increased number of mosquitos in the area. The fogging will commence tomorrow, Saturday 25/11/2017 5:30am and is expected to be completed by 6:00am.
Year 8 students at Gordonvale State High School putting the finishing touches on their worm farm lids. The nutrient-rich ‘worm tea’ the worm farm produces is already being used in garden plots and surrounding fruit trees. 99% of the building materials were recycled from the Cairns Regional Council Buy Back Shop (www.cairns.qld.gov.au/buybackshop).
Centenary Lakes Nature Play space was officially opened today. Details at http://ow.ly/l1VT30gJRqa Carefree Melody by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://www.twinmusicom.org/song/302/carefree-melody Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org