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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...

Cassowary Coast Regional Council Christmas/New Year Opening Hours

The Council Offices, Libraries, Depots and Dog Pounds will close at 3.00pm on Friday, 22 December 2017 and re-open normal hours on Tuesday, 2 January 2018. GARBAGE COLLECTION...

Adopt A Fire Hydrant

CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR HYDRANT>> IN A FIRE - WATER IS AN EMERGENCY Council and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) are making sure all units can be found and are in working...

Be a Fire Hydrant Champion, Adopt A Fire Hydrant

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council and the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES) have joined forces to increase awareness of the importance of fire hydrants within the community by...

Mission Beach Aquatic Facility – Project Update

Construction work on the Mission Beach Aquatic Facility is eighty per cent complete and progressing as scheduled. The centre is slated for a June 2018 opening. Cassowary Coast Regional Council...

Movember Creates A Frothy Itch

Councillor, Jeff Baines led the way in November among a small group of Cassowary Coast Regional Council staff members who grew moustaches during November to raise funds and awareness of men’s...

Tilapia Fishing Tournament Nets 300 Fish

Approximately 300 Tilapia fish weighing in at approximately 69.5 kilograms, were caught by over 250 contestants at the Tilapia Fishing Tournament held at Warrina Lakes in Innisfail on Saturday. The...

Australia Day Award Nominations Are Closing Soon

Nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards close at 4:30pm on Friday 15 December, 2017. Talia Bulstrode who won the Junior Sportsperson of the Year Award for the Cassowary Coast in 2016 for her...

Customer Service Extraordinaire Wins Award

Melissa Sendra of the Cassowary Coast Regional Council was awarded the 2017 Trainee of the Year at the Skill 360 Australia Employment and Training Awards held in Cairns last month. The traineeship...

Johnstone River Community Garden Picnic

The next public picnic at the Johnstone River Community Garden will be held on Sunday 3 December, 2017.   The last community picnic for 2017 will be a celebration of the evolution and...

Kids Cast A Line at the 2017 Tilapia Fishing Tournament

The Tilapia Fishing Tournament will be held at Warrina Lakes, Innisfail on Saturday 9 December, 2017. The Cassowary Coast Regional Council's third family fun day fishing event offers...

Outstanding Volunteers Farewelled

A morning tea was hosted at the Innisfail Revegetation Unit on Thursday with Cr Mark Nolan in attendance to farewell volunteers John and Arlene O’Sullivan who are relocating to Cairns. ...

Council Meeting News Briefs - November 2017

Tully Nursing Home Expansion Gets Green Light: The Tully Nursing Home is set to increase its residential capacity from 70 to  90 beds with the addition of a two-winged building to be constructed...

Australian Citizenship Ceremony

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council welcomed four new residents on Wednesday 22 November, 2017 as they became Australian Citizens at a ceremony hosted by Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor John...

Water Main Replacement Works – Tully CBD

Council has made excellent progress with the latest program of works being undertaken to replace the old unlined cast iron mains in Tully.  The 2017/2018 replacement program includes mains in...

Dunk Island Spit Tender Update

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council is set to release the tender document for the lease of the Dunk Island Spit area for commercial purposes including recreational and tourism activities. Council...

Cassowary Coast Regional Council Annual Report Released

Council Delivers Strong Financial Result and Wipes Debt.   The Cassowary Coast Regional Council 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available. The Council is very proud to announce that...

Nature Play Space and Forest School on Vacant Reserve

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council is currently investigating the opportunity to develop the vacant reserve at O'Connor Drive in Eubanangee into a Nature Play space. Nature Play is a concept...