Media releases

18 Jul 2018

Spending on parks

More than $1.5 million will be spent on upgrades to parks and playgrounds across the Cairns region i
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18 Jul 2018

Grant application for seniors’ program

A program designed to keep seniors active, independent, socialised and healthy has been submitted fo
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18 Jul 2018

Libraries’ successful partnerships

Cairns Libraries delivered 1097 successful programs in 2017-18, many of which involved partnerships
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18 Jul 2018

Cairns projects share in arts funding

Eight arts projects in the Cairns region will share in nearly $35,000 in funding under this round of
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18 Jul 2018

Children’s Festival grows

Planning has started for an expanded 2019 Cairns Children’s Festival, following a successful e
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17 Jul 2018

Opportunities unveiled in city centre sketches

The second phase of community consultation on the new City Centre Master Plan opens today
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13 Jul 2018

Esplanade Lagoon to close for maintenance

The Cairns Esplanade Lagoon will be closed for three weeks to carry out repairs and upgrades to the
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13 Jul 2018

Celebrate positive ageing at Seniors Week

Seniors of the Cairns region are invited to join a 500-seat free lunch to celebrate Seniors Week nex
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11 Jul 2018

3D illusion adds depth to crossing

A 3D illusion pedestrian crossing now links the Southern Esplanade Carpark with The Pier Cairns shop
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10 Jul 2018

Property data now just a click away

Cairns Regional Council’s new Property Report online tool provides quick and easy access to pl
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09 Jul 2018

Big Serve promotes Indigenous tennis talent

The Big Serve Indigenous Tennis Program starts on Tuesday 10 July 2018, with a three-day tennis camp
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06 Jul 2018

CBD water main replacement

Cairns Regional Council advises that works to replace sections of the water main in the CBD will com
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04 Jul 2018

Statement from CEO John Andrejic regarding Typefor

Cairns Regional Council has been notified regarding an online data security breach affecting Typefor
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02 Jul 2018

Dress up and join in at Comic Fest

Comic book fans are invited to celebrate their love of the graphic novel at Cairns City Library&rsqu
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27 Jun 2018

Cairns falls short in state funding distribution

Cairns has been short-changed when it comes to State Government infrastructure spending when compare
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27 Jun 2018

Submission raises waste levy concerns

Cairns Regional Council is calling on the State Government to delay its implementation of a waste le
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27 Jun 2018

Major step toward shared vision for region

The future of Cairns will be put on the table as community and economic leaders from across the Cair
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25 Jun 2018

Rates increase by CPI

General rates and utility charges for Cairns region ratepayers will rise by just 1.7 per cent, in li
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25 Jun 2018

More budget highlights

Cairns Regional Council's 2018-2019 Budget also contains investment in beach accessibility, boat ram
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25 Jun 2018

Capital projects total $165.7m

More than $80 million will be invested in core infrastructure under Cairns Regional Council's $165.7
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Last updated: 10 April 2015