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Historic Street Banners Salute Our Heritage

From late January 2018, the streets of Innisfail will be given a new lease of life as we celebrate the rich history of the Cassowary Coast with a range of new custom designed historic street banners...

Volunteer Unveils Our Colourful Criminal Past in Era Of Crime Exhibition

Cardwell resident, Matthew Jackson’s passion for local history has led to the creation of a unique exhibition in Cardwell called the ‘Era of Crime’ that reveals the activities of...

From Biochemistry in Bordeaux to Backpackers in Innisfail

Environmental Health Officer Nicole Smitran has come a long way since she left Innisfail seven years ago to expand her horizons and now she has come full circle. After completing her Masters Degree...

Have Your Say About Innisfail's Exciting Future

Residents across the Cassowary Coast are invited to contribute and share their opinions about the new Draft Innisfail Strategic Masterplan redevelopment proposed for the Innisfail CBD and Fitzgerald...

Boil Water Advisory Notice - Extended Southern Areas

Residents in Cardwell, Port Hinchinbrook, Stoney Creek, Carrachan, Kennedy and Ellerbeck communities are advised to boil drinking water until further notice. Residents in Wongaling Beach and...

Gold Star Christmas Appeal Delivers Plenty of Cheer

The local community dug deep to support the 2017 Cassowary Coast Gold Star Christmas Appeal by raising $8,033.80, an increase of $833 from the previous year’s fundraising efforts. The gold...

Celebrate Australia Day 2018 in Cardwell

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council will host the Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Award presentations at the Cardwell Community Hall on Friday 26 January, 2018. The day will...

New Recruits Off To A Flying Start

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council has recruited 10 new apprentices and trainees thanks to funding from Skilling Queenslanders for Work First Start Program 2017/2018 which has subsidised five...

Life is Beautiful in Tully

Back in November 2016, a group of Tully residents, who formed the Tully Beautification Committee, approached the Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) about collaborating with the parks staff to...

Switch to Electronic Billing for Rates

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council is encouraging all ratepayers to switch to receiving their rate notices electronically via email. The electronic billing system has now been in place for over 18...

'Era Of Crime' Exhibition is On The Move

Volunteers at the Cardwell Visitor Information and Heritage Centre are contributing to the rich culture of our region in more ways than one by unearthing some fascinating facts about our colourful...

Reminder of Level 2 Water Restrictions Across Cassowary Coast

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council reminds consumers that Level 2 water restrictions are in force on all business and domestic customers. This is due to high water consumption, rapidly falling...

QLD Government Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Scheme 2018

The $20 million Queensland Government Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Scheme will commence in early 2018.  Households will be eligible for up to $300 on the purchase of new 4 star or higher...

Christmas Call Out to Slow Down for Cassowaries and their Chicks

Motorists are reminded to slow down and watch out for cassowary dads and their chicks when driving in tropical north Queensland during the festive season. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch said at...

Innisfail Taxi Rank Refurbishment Opens

The Innisfail Taxi Rank on Owen Street will be open to the community and taxis on Friday December 22, 2017. When fully completed the new facility will include new seats, a rubbish bin, drinking...

Fun School Holiday Activities at Cassowary Coast Libraries

Join us at Cassowary Coast Libraries for a range of fun, entertaining and educational activities during the January 2018 school holidays. Each branch will be hosting a number of cool activities...

Tully Showgrounds Works January 2018

Council is demolishing the Percy Pease Grandstand at the Tully Showgrounds from 8th to 15th January, 2018 and for the safety of the community the showgrounds will be closed during this time including...

Community Digs Deep to Support Christmas Charity Appeal

A growing number of local businesses, charities and individuals have given generously to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council’s 2017 Gold Star Community Christmas Appeal. One business that is...

Street Banners and Christmas Decorations Sparkle

The streets of Innisfail are shining brightly this December thanks to a $323,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland program. The funding has delivered 80 Christmas...

Mission Arts Soldiers On

The creative precinct at Mission Beach is being stirred not shaken as construction work continues next door to Mission Arts on the state-of-the-art Mission Beach Aquatic Facility (MBAF). The...