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June 4, 2019 - Council clarifies debt write-off

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has clarified several points around the resolution to write off $393,303 of unrecoverable debts at its last general meeting. These debts were left unrecoverable when...

June 3, 2019 - Morning closure for libraries

All branches of Cassowary Coast Libraries - Cardwell, Innisfail, Tully and Wongaling Beach – will be closed for the morning on Friday, June 14, for staff training and professional development. ...

June 3, 2019 - Gumbugan Arts Forum a success

Indigenous artists from throughout Far North Queensland attended the inaugural Gumbugan Indigenous Arts Forum on the Cassowary Coast last week. Guest Indigenous presenters who specialise in a...

May 31, 2019 - Council seeks community input on wayfinding signs

Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) is encouraging residents and visitors to have their say on new look signage heralding the region, its towns, attractions and places of interest. The concept...

May 31, 2019 - Free sessions on dealing with household waste

Free information sessions on how to deal with household waste, including separating wet and dry waste, composting (and bin rebate) and the Container Refund Scheme will be held at Cassowary Coast...

May 29, 2019 - Get on board for Musical Mystery Tour in the Shire Hall

Musician, singer and all-round entertainer Danny Elliott and singer Sharna Le-Grand will present an instrumental and vocal salute to the music of the Beatles, Paul McCartney and John Lennon at...

May 24, 2019 - Our first world championships a great success

The Cassowary Coast’s first world championship event began in unseasonal rain with an excited street parade of local school children and athletes from 19 countries followed by fireworks at the...

May 21, 2019 - Welcoming new Australians to the region

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council welcomed 17 new Australians on Tuesday May 21, as they officially became Australian citizens. Held at the Innisfail Shire Hall, Cassowary Coast Mayor John...

May 24, 2019 - Cassowary Coast looks to renewable energy to slash costs

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is expecting to slash almost $100,000 a year from its electricity bills, following an energy audit and detailed analysis of energy consumption at seven of its...

May 23, 2019 - Gumbugan kicks off next week with Kropinyeri twist

Caption: Innisfail dance legend Raymond Blanco and Council’s Community Development Officer and organiser of the Gumbugan Arts Forum Kath Hansen outside the Innisfail Shire Hall where the forum...

May 15, 2019 - 'Awesome' start to World Rafting Championships

An upbeat Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor John Kremastos described the street parade and party atmosphere at the opening of the IRF2019 World Rafting Championships in Tully yesterday (Tuesday)...

May 23, 2019 - Cassowary Coast appoints new Executive Manager

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has appointed Ms Anne Pleash of Mission Beach as its new Executive Manager. Her appointment follows Australia-wide advertising for suitable candidates and...

May 17, 2019 - Jobs support and economy boost for Cassowary Coast

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has welcomed $3.63 million in Works for Queensland funding that will support 92 jobs on projects across the region ranging from energy efficiency to public swimming...

May 14, 2019 - Australia’s young guns keen to take on the world

The rain was lightly falling at the IRF2019 World Rafting Championship site at Cardstone on the Tully River today but it did not dampen the spirits of the Australian Under 23 Men’s Team. This...

May 10, 2019 - Gumbugan forum attracts top Indigenous arts specialists

Innisfail Indigenous dance legend Raymond Blanco and copyright specialist Terri Janke from Sydney will be among an impressive list of presenters at the inaugural Gumbugan Regional Indigenous Arts...

May 8, 2019 - Families invited to Good Vibes Beach Party at Splash Pad

Local families are invited to join in the fun at the Cassowary Coast Family Day Care’s ’Good Vibes Beach Party’ Family Day Care Week celebration at the Rotary Park Splash Pad at...

May 5, 2019 - Trump pays tribute to battle in our backyard

The President of the United States of America Donald Trump personally paid tribute to the Cassowary Coast’s Battle of the Coral Sea commemoration at the weekend.   US Naval...

May 3, 2019 - Indigenous arts specialists top forum agenda

Award-winning artists and guest speakers from around the country will feature at the Gumbugan Indigenous Arts Forum to be held in Innisfail as part of Cassowary Coast Reconciliation Week celebrations...

May 3, 2019 - Local dealer wins Council tractor contract

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has taken delivery of two Deutz-Fahr tractors from locally owned Spearman Diesel Fitting at Tully to replace ageing machines primarily used for keeping the...

April 29, 2019 - Challenger bank chiefs to speak in Innisfail

The changing banking landscape and how the new breed of ‘digital banks’ is likely to benefit regional businesses and regional investment will be discussed at a free network meeting...
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