Cassowary Coast Regional Council

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July 10, 2020 - Council celebrates Reef Guardian milstone

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...