Temporary road closures for IRONMAN Cairns

Temporary road closures for IRONMAN Cairns

Residents are advised that there will be changed traffic conditions and road closures for the Ironman Cairns on Sunday 16 June.Road closures on Sunday 16 June include: The Captain Cook Highway will be closed between Veivers Road, Palm Cove and Port Douglas (to Beor St, Craiglie) from 5.30am – 5.30pm.  Access to Cairns during these times is via the Mulligan Highway, Mt Molloy, Mareeba, and Kuranda.  The public should allow at least 2.5 hours for this trip.The Cairns Esplanade, from Spence St to Upward St, will be closed from 7am on Sunday 16 June to 1:30am on Monday 17 June.Parts of Williams Esplanade and Cedar Rd, Palm Cove, will be closed from 4am to midday on Sunday 16 June.
Cairns Regional Council
13 Jun 2024
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Cairns Festival 2024: Awaken your senses

Cairns Festival 2024: Awaken your senses

Mark your calendars! Cairns Festival returns from 23 August to 1 September, promising a feast for the senses....
Cairns Regional Council
13 Jun 2024
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Council extends support for Cairns Taipans

Council extends support for Cairns Taipans

The Cairns Taipans have scored a two-year sponsorship extension from Cairns Regional Council.Council has been a proud sponsor of the Taipans since 2010, demonstrating a long-standing commitment to bas…
Cairns Regional Council
13 Jun 2024
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Council welcomes Cairns Water Security funding

Council welcomes Cairns Water Security funding

We’re delighted the Queensland Government has increased its commitment to Cairns Water Security Stage 1 by $87.5 million to $195 million, recognising the critical importance of this project for our co…
Cairns Regional Council
11 Jun 2024
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Temporary closure of Babinda Waste Transfer Station

Temporary closure of Babinda Waste Transfer Station

The Babinda Waste Transfer Station will be closed on Wednesday 12 June to allow for the processing of green waste on site.Residents can still dispose of general waste at the temporary bin at the Babin…
Cairns Regional Council
7 Jun 2024
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Lagoon’s inclusive changeroom will change lives

Lagoon’s inclusive changeroom will change lives

Cairns just got more inclusive.Council has converted a section of the Lagoon toilet block building into a Changing Places accessible adult change facility.The new changerooms will improve access for a…
Cairns Regional Council
6 Jun 2024
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Shoulder widening to improve safety on rural roads

Shoulder widening to improve safety on rural roads

Eleven rural roads in Babinda, Bartle Frere, Deeral, Edmonton, Eubenangee and Gordonvale will be widened to improve safety.Council has allocated more than $1.7 million to through the 2024/25 Pavement …
Cairns Regional Council
5 Jun 2024
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Changes made to allow dogs in the city

Changes made to allow dogs in the city

Dogs will no longer be banned in the Cairns CBD from 1 July.Council today removed the prohibition of dogs in the CBD, except for the areas around the Esplanade Lagoon, which remains dog free.This foll…
Cairns Regional Council
5 Jun 2024
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First step in new home for Cairns Meals on Wheels

First step in new home for Cairns Meals on Wheels

Council has paved the way for Cairns Meals on Wheels to move to a new permanent home in Westcourt.Cairns Meal On Wheels Incorporated (CMOW) have operated from Barlow Park under a Council tenure arrang…
Cairns Regional Council
5 Jun 2024
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