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Cassowary Coast Welcomes Reopening of Borders for Tourism Boost

Cassowary Coast Regional Council Councillor and Economic Development and Tourism Portfolio holder Kylie Farinelli today said that Queensland reopening their border to Victoria and New South Wales...

November 13, 2020- MEET YOUR STREET BBQ INITIATIVE

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is encouraging residents to “Meet Your Street” and get to know your neighbours to ensure that you can support each other during times of need like the...

November 11, 2020 - TULLY GRANDSTAND OFFICIALLY OPEN

TULLY GRANDSTAND OFFICIALLY OPENED The Cassowary Coast is further poised to become a destination-of-choice for sporting events following today’s official opening of the region’s most...

November 10, 2020 -BUSH TUCKER GARDEN

BUSH TUCKER GARDEN OFFICIALLY OPENED Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor Mark Nolan has officially opened Cardwell’s first Bush Tucker Garden. Councillor Nolan said the Bush Tucker Garden...

November 5 2020, Cassowary Coast Community Christmas Appeal Launched

With less than two months until Christmas, Council has put out the call to the region to help those less fortunate this festive season by donating to the 2020 Cassowary Coast Community Christmas...

November 4, 2020 - Councillor Farinelli leads the way for women in Local Government

FARINELLI LEADS THE WAY FOR WOMEN IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) recently congratulated Councillor Kylie Farinelli following her recent nomination and election to the...

November 3 2020, 'Help Your Neighbour' Cassowary Coast Clean Up Week

HELP YOUR NEIGHBOUR- PREPARE FOR STORM SEASON Cassowary Coast Regional Council is encouraging all residents to prepare now for storm season. With Cassowary Coast Clean Up Week running from 7 to...

October 28 2020, Reseal program commenced

$1 million program of reseal works commenced Cassowary Coast Regional Council is pleased to advise bitumen reseal works commenced across the region on Monday 26 October, with works planned to be...

November 2 2020, Australia Day Award nominations open

DO YOU KNOW A TRUE BLUE AUSSIE HERO? Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor Mark Nolan announced today that nominations for Australia Day Awards 2021 opened from 1 November 2020. Councillor...

October 19, 2020 - RIVERBANK WORKS COMMENCE AT INNISFAIL BOWLS CLUB

RIVERBANK WORKS COMMENCE AT INNISFAIL BOWLS CLUB Cheers of celebration resounded from The Corso as works commenced to save the Innisfail Bowls Club from a threatening landslip. Following a flood...

October 14, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST MAYOR APPLAUDS KATTERS CHALLENGE TO PM

CASSOWARY COAST MAYOR APPLAUDS KATTERS CHALLENGE TO PM Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor Mark Nolan has thrown his support behind Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter following the...

October 8, 2020 - INNISFAIL SPRINGS TO ACTION ON MATTRESS RECYCLING

Innisfail springs to action on mattress recycling   Mattresses heading to landfill are something that Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) and Endeavour Foundation will no longer take...

October 9, 2020 - COUNCIL MOTIVATED TO FACILITATE A LONG TERM SOLUTION FOR PORT HINCHINBROOK

COUNCIL MOTIVATED TO FACILITATE A LONG TERM SOLUTION FOR PORT HINCHINBROOK The Queensland Government recently announced funding of up to $4.3 million to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council towards...

October 7, 2020 - DON’T RUBBISH OUR BACKYARD: COUNCIL DECLARES WAR ON ILLEGAL DUMPING

Surveillance equipment, new signage and education programs – are just a few of the measures to be put in place to deter illegal dumping throughout the Cassowary Coast. Following the State...

October 7, 2020 - NOTHING TO WASTE IN OUR BACKYARD: CASSOWARY COAST DECLARES WAR ON WASTE

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is committed to reducing landfill by 50% in the next five years.   Mayor, Mark Nolan declared a war on waste during a press conference today as he set the...

October 6, 2020 - CLUMP POINT BOATING FACILITY: MOORINGS UP FOR GRABS

CLUMP POINT BOATING FACILITY: MOORINGS UP FOR GRABS Cassowary Coast Regional Council has invited tenders for commercial operators to secure tenure over pen berths and swing moorings at the New...

October 5, 2020 - SIRI COMES TO CASSOWARY COAST: KAREN JACOBSEN LIVE STREAMED TO AGED CARE HOMES

The Cassowary Coast put a face to the voice of iPhone’s Siri when Karen Jacobsen brought her brand new show to town last week. ‘Mackay to Manhattan – a Musical Memoir’ is...

September 29, 2020 - 2020 TILAPIA TOURNAMENT: TREMENDOUS TURNOUT TAKES 2,000 TILAPIA FROM LAKES

Native freshwater species in Cassowary Coast waterways can gulp a sigh of relief this week thanks to the 2020 Tilapia Tournament which saw nearly 2,000 of the pesky Tilapia removed from Warrina...

September 22, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST WELCOMES ‘THE GPS GIRL’

Billed as ‘the only woman men will take directions from’, Karen Jacobsen is uniquely famous for being the voice of over a billion GPS devices including, Australia’s...

September 21, 2020 - Cancelled Boil Water Advisory Tully

CANCELLED: BOIL WATER ADVISORY NOTICE TULLY (BOULDER) AND TULLY RURAL (BULGUN) The boil water advisory notice has been cancelled for residents in the communities of Tully Town, Feluga, East...

September 18, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST COMMUNITY TALKS COVID IMPACTS

A rise in domestic violence, job seekers and a shortage of foster carers were topics of concern raised at this week’s first post-COVID-19 Cassowary Coast Community Sector Network Meeting. ...

September 17, 2020 - BOIL WATER ALERT ADVISORY NOTICE – TULLY (BOULDER) AND TULLY RURAL (BULGUN)

  BOIL WATER ALERT ADVISORY NOTICE – TULLY (BOULDER) AND TULLY RURAL (BULGUN)   Residents in Tully town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads,...

September 16, 2020 COUNCIL PARTNERSHIPS INSPIRE CAREER PATHWAYS FOR REGIONS YOUTH

Mentoring programs and local career connections have become a focus for Council through partnerships to inspire pathways for the region’s youth. With a focus on transitioning youth into local...

September 15, 2020 - COUNCIL GOES NUTS ON COCONUT TREES

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has begun its annual coconut de-nutting program in Council controlled public parks, walking tracks and beach accesses to protect the community and visitors from...

September 11, 2020 - HOME-GROWN FOOTBALL LEGEND STEVE CORICA TO RECEIVE COMMEMORATIVE SIGN

Billy Slater, Ty Williams, Ashleigh Southern, Paul Fleming and Kim Carroll - the Cassowary Coast is famous as the birthplace of champions with Steve Corica the latest to be added to the...

September 11, 2020 - VALE RONNIE HOLDEN - CASSOWARY COAST LEGEND

Family and friends of the late Veronica ‘Ronnie’ Holden gathered at the Johnstone River Community Gardens (JRCG) recently to pay tribute to her many achievements, planting a commemorative...

September 9, 2020 - CANE TOADS OF THE WATERWAYS: TILAPIA TOURNAMENT TO RETURN IN 2020

The Cassowary Coast’s legendary Tilapia Tournament has undergone a post-COVID redesign this year to become a week-long fishing competition during the September school holidays.   ...

September 9, 2020 - LIBRARY INNOVATION: SCHOOL HOLIDAY TAKE AWAY PROGRAM

Cassowary Coast Libraries will deliver a school holiday program with a difference this month having redesigned their traditional craft and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths)...

September 8, 2020 - CHILDREN ON WAITLIST: CASSOWARY COAST FAMILY DAY CARE SEEKING EDUCATORS

An influx of applications for Cassowary Coast Family Day Care has resulted in the urgent need for local residents to consider becoming an Educator, with Mission Beach and Tully surrounds particularly...

September 7, 2020 - ‘CARDWELL TROPICAL MOUNTAIN BIKE DESTINATION’ WORLD-LEADING TRAIL BIKE SPECIALIST BEGINS FEASIBILITY STUDY

  Cardwell is on track to achieve its vision of becoming a world leading mountain bike (MTB) destination following the appointment of internationally renowned specialist agency, World Trail...

September 3, 2020 - NORTH QLD’S FIRST RED BENCH FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE A LASTING TRIBUTE TO TULLY LIONESSES

The Tully Lioness Club has marked the end of 41 years of service with the installation of North Queensland’s first Red Bench featuring a plaque inscribed, ‘Domestic Violence: Let’s...

September 3, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST WELCOMES TARGA GREAT BARRIER REEF

Rolling green agricultural fields through to world heritage rainforest, the Cassowary Coast will be on show this weekend as it hosts the all-new second leg of TARGA Great Barrier Reef. On Saturday...

September 1, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST EMPLOYEE AWARDED YOUNG MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has been recognised for excellence at an award ceremony week hosted by the Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) Queensland, with Council’s Business...

August 27, 2020 - Council continues commitment to local business procurement

COUNCIL CONTINUES COMMITMENT TO LOCAL BUSINESS PROCUREMENT  The Cassowary Coast economy is set to benefit from seven new Council contracts worth $5.63M which were recently awarded to local...

August 25, 2020 - NEW SIGNAGE TO CELEBRATE CASSOWARY COAST’S CHINESE HISTORY

A tropical melting pot of cultural influences, the Cassowary Coast once featured a thriving Chinatown whose history is celebrated in Innisfail’s Lit Sing Gung Temple.  The prominent red...

August 19, 2020 - Cassowary Coast welcomes new Australian citizens in first post-Covid ceremony

Eleven individuals from seven countries are Australia’s newest residents following today’s Citizenship Ceremony, the first conducted by Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor, Mark Nolan....

August 14, 2020 - Cassowary Coast remembers: 75th anniversary of the end of the second world war

CASSOWARY COAST REMEMBERS: 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE END OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR Cassowary Coast Regional Council has shone a light on key locations throughout the region to commemorate the...

August 6, 2020 - ‘ICONIC PUBS OF THE CASSOWARY COAST’ LOCALLY CURATED BOOK OFFERS THE ULTIMATE PUB CRAWL FOR VISITORS

“Pubs are meeting places, landmarks and places of story-telling.  They are places of shelter, history, community and celebration.  Some are remarkable for their architecture, some for...

August 3, 2020 - LITTLE EGYPT IN NORTH QUEENSLAND – EL ARISH COMMEMORATES 100 YEARS

Federal, State and local dignitaries joined the community of El Arish on Saturday to mark the 100 Year Anniversary ‘From War Horse to Plough Horse’ at its new cenotaph, followed by a BBQ...

August 3, 2020 - Youth Sporting achievements recognised

MEDIA RELEASE - YOUTH SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS RECOGNISED   Cassowary Coast Regional Council has announced the recipients of its first annual Community Sports Bursary Program.   The...

July 31, 2020 - FUTURE OF INNISFAIL BOWLS CLUB SECURED

MEDIA RELEASE - Future of the Innisfail Bowls Club secured Cassowary Coast Regional Council with assistance from Member for Hill Shane Knuth has secured $1.2 million from the State Government to...

July 30, 2020 - QLD FIRST: CASSOWARY COAST LIBRARIES LAUNCH NEXT CHAPTER BOOK CLUB FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

In a first for Queensland, Cassowary Coast Libraries has this week launched a Book Club especially for adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Meeting every...

July 27, 2020 - Notice of Council Meetings - August to December 2020

NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETING DATES NOTICE is hereby given that the Cassowary Coast Regional Council has scheduled the following meeting dates and times for the Months of August 2020 to December...

July 22, 2020 - MISSION BEACH AQUATIC CENTRE: NEW MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCED

Following the appointment of new management, the Mission Beach Aquatic Centre will re-open on Monday 27 July, and (pending ongoing COVID-19 restriction advice) will remain open year-round with an...

July 21, 2020 - FINALISTS CHOSEN FOR NEW GRANDSTAND NAME

Cassowary Coast residents are invited to share their thoughts on a name for the region’s most significant new asset, a multi-use sporting complex and grandstand located on the Tully...

July 17, 2020 - Innisfail Shire Hall Foyer Gallery showcases rare architectural drawings of grand Art Deco building

Art-deco architecture enthusiasts are offered a rare chance to appreciate the intricate designs of the grand original Johnstone Shire Hall, now known as the Innisfail Shire Hall, in a special gallery...

July 16, 2020 - Event Strategy workshops

MEDIA RELEASE  COUNCIL TO HOST WORKSHOPS TO INFORM EVENT STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT   Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) has identified the need to develop an events strategy to create...

July 10, 2020 - Planned burns to reduce the risk of wildfires

MEDIA RELEASE - PLANNED BURNS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF WILDFIRES  Cassowary Coast Regional Council will be undertaking a series of planned burns as part of the annual hazard reduction/...

July 10, 2020 - Council celebrates Reef Guardian milestone

MEDIA RELEASE - CASSOWARY COAST COUNCIL CELEBRATES REEF GUARDIAN MILESTONE The Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) is celebrating more than 10 years serving as a Reef Guardian after signing up...

July 9, 2020 - Council review results in savings and front line jobs

MEDIA RELEASE - COUNCIL REVIEW RESULTS IN SAVINGS AND FRONT LINE JOBS   Cassowary Coast Regional Council has confirmed details of an organisational restructure.   Councillors today...

July 9, 2020 - Council endorses COVID-19 Financial relief package

MEDIA RELEASE - 2020/21 BUDGET: COUNCIL ENDORSES COVID-19 FINANCIAL RELIEF PACKAGE Cassowary Coast Regional Council announced its second relief package in response to COVID-19, geared toward local...

July 8, 2020 - Asset rationalisation to lead to lower rates for the Cassowary Coast

MEDIA RELEASE - Asset rationalisation to lead to lower rates for the Cassowary Coast Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) will undertake an ambitious asset rationalisation program, which...

July 7, 2020 - Council announces budget to put community first

MEDIA RELEASE - Council announces budget to put community first   Cassowary Coast Regional Council has today adopted a budget designed to put community first.   Representing savings...

July 1, 2020 - Waste calendars to keep residents on track for bin day

  Cassowary Coast Regional Council is rolling out waste calendars to help keep residents on track for bin day.    The 2020/2021 financial year calendars were printed...

July 1, 2020 - NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETING DATES

NOTICE is hereby given that the Cassowary Coast Regional Council has scheduled the following meeting dates and times for the Months of July 2020 to December 2020. ALL COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE...

June 25, 2020 - SPORTS BURSARIES

SPORTS BURSARIES TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE SPORTING PARTICIPATION AND HEALTHY LIFE STYLES Cassowary Coast Regional Council today announced the launch of its annual Community Sports Bursary...

June 25, 2020 - COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL CONTINUE TO BE LIVE STREAMED FOLLOWING RECORD BREAKING AUDIENCE

Cassowary Coast Regional Council will continue to live stream Local Government meetings until at least December 2020. As travel restrictions are reviewed and relaxed across the Country, local...

June 12, 2020 - GO LOCAL GROW LOCAL: COUNCIL KICKS OFF LOCAL RECOVERY BY AWARDING $39,200 IN COMMUNITY GRANTS

Residents of the Cassowary Coast are invited to share ways in which they are supporting the community by signing up to ‘Go Local Grow Local: Cassowary Coast in this together’, a virtual...

June 8, 2020 - QLD GOVERNMENT FUNDS HOUSEHOLD RESILIENCE PROGRAM

QLD GOVERNMENT FUNDS HOUSEHOLD RESILIENCE PROGRAM The Household Resilience Program was recently announced by the Queensland Government as part of the economic recovery strategy from COVID-19 and...

June 4, 2020 - COMMUNITY GROUPS REMINDED TO ADOPT A HEALTH MANAGEMENT PLAN AS RESTRICTIONS EASE

Following Stage two easing of COVID-19 restrictions by Queensland Government this week, Cassowary Coast Regional Council welcomes the return of local markets and small-scale events of no more than 20...

June 3, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST OPEN FOR BUSINESS WITH 102+ THINGS TO DO FOR INTRASTATE TOURISTS

  DOWNLOAD THE POSTER FOR YOUR BUSINESS WINDOW   Trekking misty mountains and gorgeous gorges, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef and spotting cassowaries in world heritage...

June 2, 2020 - Cassowary Coast calls for Stage 2 COVID-19 backpacker household exceptions to support agriculture industry

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has joined forces with industry and key stakeholder groups to put forth a proposal to government which secures the ongoing operation of agriculture midst COVID-19...

June 1, 2020 - FREE VOLUNTEER & EVENTS TRAINING FOR CASSOWARY COAST RESIDENTS

Cassowary Coast residents are eligible to enrol in a free online volunteer and events training course delivered by TAFE Queensland designed to boost the skill of volunteers in the events sector and...

May 29, 2020 - WONGALING LIBRARY REOPENS FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF STAGE ONE TO UPGRADE THE FACILITY

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is pleased to advise the Wongaling Beach Library (including the Centrelink Access Point) in Mission Beach will reopen from 10am Monday 1 June 2020. Customers are...

May 27, 2020 - CANCELLED: BOIL WATER ADVISORY NOTICE TULLY (BOULDER) AND TULLY RURAL (BULGUN)

The boil water advisory notice has been cancelled for residents in the communities of Tully Town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Merryburn, Carmoo, Wongaling...

May 27, 2020 - 2020 Door knock goes digital

With the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically affecting the lives of so many Australians, the annual Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal is more important than ever.   For Australians who were...

May 25, 2020 - IN THIS TOGETHER - NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving...

May 22, 2020 - COUNCIL SHOVEL READY ON REVITALISATION PROJECTS

As part of the Local Government Association of Queensland’s (LGAQ) $608 million Battleplan for Queensland Local Communities – Council’s across the State have been asked to submit...

May 20, 2020 - BOIL WATER ADVISORY NOTICE – EXTENDED TO WONGALING BEACH AND SOUTH MISSION BEACH

The Boil Water Alert advisory notice which was issued yesterday (Tuesday 19 May 2020) for the communities of Tully town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Merryburn, Carmoo, Hull Heads,...

STATEMENT IN RELATION TO ORGANISATIONAL RESTRUCTURE PROPOSAL

Quote attributed to a Council spokesperson: A special meeting of Council was held this morning to consider a report regarding a review of the organisation structure. A majority of Councillors...

May 19, 2020 - BOIL WATER ALERT ADVISORY NOTICE – TULLY (BOULDER) AND TULLY RURAL (BULGUN)

Residents in Tully Town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Merryburn, Carmoo, Jarra Creek area (Syndicate and Mullins Road) are advised to boil drinking water...

May 15, 2020 - Information regarding Notice of Special Meeting – 20 May 2020

A commitment by recently elected Cassowary Coast Regional Councillors to review the organisational structure has been brought forward due to COVID-19. The economic impacts of COVID-19 mean all...

May 16, 2020 - COUNCIL ENDORSES COVID-19 RATES FINANCIAL HARDSHIP POLICY

A COVID-19 Rates Financial Hardship Policy was endorsed at yesterday’s meeting of Council aimed at providing relief to ratepayers who are experiencing financial hardship and are unable to pay...

May 13, 2020 - CASSOWARY COAST FACILITIES TO REOPEN AS RESTRICTIONS EASED ACROSS THE STATE

👇 FAST FACTS • Some Council facilities will reopen from this weekend under strict social distancing and hygiene measures. • Libraries and Customer Service...

May 1, 2020 - Nothing to waste in our backyard

With both International Permaculture Day (3 May 2020) and International Composting Awareness Week (3 – 9 May 2020) aligning next week, the team from Johnstone River Community Gardens are keen...

April 29, 2020 - Stinger nets return to Cassowary Coast beaches

A review of the current COVID-19 local risk profile within the Cassowary Coast community and as a result of lessening Qld Government restrictions, will see stinger nets re-installed across the...

April 28, 2020 - Spirit of mateship lives on in Salvos driveway tribute

Bugles (and trumpets) cut through the silence of social isolation on Saturday morning as members of the Salvation Army travelled between homes of returned servicemen and women to sound the last post....

April 27, 2020 - Land valuation objection period to close

On 4 March 2020, the Valuer-General issued annual land valuations for 21 local government areas in Queensland, including the Cassowary Coast. Land values are determined by valuers from the State...

COVID-19 Public Amenity Impacts

Due to COVID-19, 44 of Council's 82 public amenities (toilets) will be closed.  This is a result of not being able to source stock (soap, toilet paper, hand towel) and because the...

April 23, 2020 - New-look Council sworn in

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has a new Mayor and six Councillors with Mayor Mark Nolan and the divisional representatives sworn in today.   The ceremony took place at the Innisfail Shire...

April 24, 2020 - Cassowary Coast lights up the dawn

Mayor Mark Nolan and wife Marsha plan to light up the dawn from their driveway this ANZAC Day.

April 22, 2020 - NOLAN SUPPORTS CAIRNS MAYOR IN CHAMPIONING LGAQ INITIATIVE

SUMMARY • Local governments stand ready to do the heavy lifting in the fight against COVID-19 as Queensland rebuilds.  • Mayor Elect Nolan plans to advocate for a united local...

April 20, 2020 - THURSDAY: Post-Election meeting of Council to be live streamed

• New Councillors to be sworn in following Saturday’s declaration from ECQ • Post- Election Meeting of Council to be held 9am, Thursday 23 April 2020 • Closed to...

April 21, 2020 - CANCELLED: Boil Water Advisory

The boil water advisory notice has been cancelled for residents in the communities of Tully Town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Merryburn, Carmoo, Jarra...

April 17, 2020 - Council opens grant round for community support

During and beyond COVID-19 restrictions, Cassowary Coast community organisations are encouraged to be proactive in playing a role in response and recovery through applying for funds under...

April 16, 2020 BOIL WATER ALERT ADVISORY NOTICE – TULLY (BOULDER) AND TULLY RURAL (BULGUN)

Residents in Tully Town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Merryburn, Carmoo, Jarra Creek area (Syndicate and Mullins Roads) are advised to boil drinking water...

April 9, 2020 - COVID-19: No swimming or socialising on Cassowary Coast beaches

With consideration of current COVID-19 restrictions, Cassowary Coast Regional Council is sending a strong message to the community that its beaches should only be used for exercise, and not for...

April 8, 2020 - North QLD libraries band together to increase eReading for community

To meet the rising demand of online resources following recent closures of library buildings to the public, each Council has contributed funds toward an additional 15 titles to be available on...

April 6, 2020 - Council to give Cardwell beach & boat ramp a facelift

Cardwell Beach and boat ramp will receive a much deserved face lift with Council to begin a sand nourishment and ramp repair program worth $132,000.   The program (starting today) will...

March 27, 2020 - Council Caravan Parks Closed

Due to COVID-19 advice from the State government that all domestic travel should cease, Council will no longer be accepting bookings at any of its owned and operated caravan parks and campgrounds. ...

March 26, 2020 - Council to close all in-person customer service points to protect service delivery

👇  FAST FACTS  👇 ✅  Council customer service to only take enquiries via phone, email and website with administration to continue behind closed doors after today ✅ ...

March 25, 2020 - Visitor Information Centres to operate 'closed-door' service + public swimming pools & playgrounds to close

Visitor Information Centres to switch focus to tourism industry connectivity Cassowary Coast public swimming pools to close All public recreational buildings and playgrounds to close ...

March 24, 2020 - Cassowary Coast libraries and Bush Telegraph closed

CASSOWARY COAST LIBRARY BUILDINGS AND BUSH TELEGRAPH CLOSED TO PUBLIC Cassowary Coast library buildings and Cardwell Bush Telegraph museum closed eLibrary services to continue Current...

March 19, 2020 - Events cancelled due to COVID-19 indoor gatherings limit

• Council suspends public events including Morning Melodies, Library and Nursery programs until further notice   • Innisfail Shire Hall closed and public audiences at The...

March 18, 2020 - CCRC COVID-19 advice

Practice ‘social distancing’ and follow Queensland Health as the primary source of information about Coronavirus.  This is key advice from Cassowary Coast Regional Council to...

March 16, 2020 - CANCELLED: Boil Water Advisory Notice Tully Rural (Bulgun), Tully (Boulder)

The boil water advisory notice has been cancelled for residents in the communities of Tully Town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Merryburn, Carmoo, Jarra...

March 13, 2020 - Council delivering $10.8M road recovery program

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council has in place a $10.8m program which is focused on damaged or worn bitumen and gravel roads throughout the region. The Road Recovery program includes medium and...

March 11, 2020 - Boil Water Alert Advisory Notice - Tully Boulder and Tully Rural Bulgun

Residents in Tully Town, Feluga, East Feluga, Bulgun, Silky Oak, Euramo, Hull Heads, Tully Heads, Merryburn, Carmoo, Jarra Creek area (Syndicate and Mullins Roads) are advised to boil drinking water...