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Gold Star Christmas Charity Appeal

Putting the Sparkle into the Festive Season. The Cassowary Coast Regional Council is proud to launch the Cassowary Coast Community Christmas Appeal for 2017. The gold star initiative is designed to...

Australia Day Award Nominations Are Now Open

Let’s Shout Their Names from The Rooftops. Nominations are now open for the 2018 Cassowary Coast Australia Day Awards. Our region has a rich history of producing quiet achievers especially...

Paul Bong Art Exhibition

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council’s Shire Hall Community Art Space in Innisfail will host an exhibition of works by renowned local indigenous artist, Paul Bong from Monday 20 November, 2017...

Cassowary Coast Cheer On Tonga Rugby Team

Cassowary Coast residents are behind Tonga as they head into the semi-finals this week-end when they play Lebanon following an epic win over New Zealand. The Cassowary Coast were first to see Tonga...

Innisfail Taxi Rank Refurbishment Update

The Innisfail Taxi Rank on Owen Street is scheduled for completion in mid-December 2017. In recent weeks much of the work has been carried out offsite. Modifications being carried out to the...

One Day Closure and Exciting Developments at Regional Libraries

All library branches within the Cassowary Coast Regional Council including Tully, Innisfail, Cardwell and Wongaling Beach will close for one day only on Wednesday November 15, 2017 in order for...

Green Waste Clean-up Initiative

In preparation for the upcoming cyclone season, the Cassowary Coast Regional Council is initiating a Green Waste Clean-Up Program for all domestic customers. Between Thursday 23 November and ...

Johnstone River Community Gardens Event this Sunday

Sunday, November 5 is the date for the next public picnic at the Johnstone River Community Gardens.  This Sunday’s picnic will promote Planet Ark’s National Recycling Week...

Cassowary Coast baby and children’s Expo – Sunday 29 October

The Cassowary Coast Baby and Children’s Expo will be held in Innisfail on Sunday 29 October, 2017 between 10am-2pm at Warrina Lakes, Innisfail. From 2015 there has been one baby and...

Boil Water Advisory Notice - Further Regions Lifted

The source water in all the creek systems has now cleared up now that the rain has stopped. Council has undertaken a substantial program to flush the dirty water out of the mains.  Water...

Community benefit funding programs

Not-for-profit groups operating in Queensland can apply for grants from $500 to $35,000 through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). This fund is Queensland’s largest one-off grants...

Seniors get ‘Tech Savvy’ on the Cassowary Coast

Older citizens of the Cassowary Coast are taking advantage of free ‘Tech Savvy Seniors’ Queensland training sessions at Cassowary Coast Libraries to learn to use computers and other...

EXTENDED BOIL WATER ADVISORY NOTICE

Due to the prolonged period of storms impacting the creek systems and the faster than envisaged depletion of our reservoir storages as from 9am Saturday the boil water alert will also be extended to...

BOIL WATER ADVISORY NOTICE

Residents in the following areas are advised to boil drinking water until further notice. Tully town, Feluga, East Feluga Bulgun Silky Oak Euramo Hull Heads Tully Heads Jarra Creek ...

Council meeting news briefs - October 2017

Proposed craft distillery and gallery at Bingil Bay gets the nod: A small batch distillery producing hand-crafted, high quality spirits using local sugar, rainforest botanicals and tropical fruits...

Extra-terrestrials head for Cardwell by the Sea

Extra-terrestrials will be mixing it with the usual variety of humans at Cardwell's UFO Festival come show day at the Cardwell Sports Field next Saturday, October 21. Organiser Thea...

The best of the best are on their way

It's official, some of the world's rugby league best are coming to the Cassowary Coast to play a warm-up game prior to the Rugby League World Cup. First held in 1954 this year is its 15 th ...

Doing the right thing for the Cassowary Coast region

The Cassowary Coast is looking tidier after a concentrated effort to pick up litter during the recent Great Northern Clean Up. Groups of residents collected rubbish from roadsides at Flying Fish...

Canecutter toilet block closed for upgrade

The Canecutter public amenities block at Innisfail's Jack Fossey Park on Fitzgerald Esplanade will be closed from this week for a major upgrade. A Cassowary Coast Regional Council...

Waiting for a cab will be safer and drier in Innisfail

Innisfail's hot and wet weather will be less of an issue for Innisfail's taxi drivers and their customers this summer with work scheduled to begin this week on a $318,000 upgrade of the...