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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...