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November 8, 2019 - Level 2 water restrictions on Cassowary Coast

Level 2 water restrictions are now in place across the Cassowary Coast region. A spokesman from the Cassowary Coast Regional Council said that water levels at all  water intakes in the region...

November 8, 2019 - International diplomat in high-level visit to Innisfail

The German Consul-General to Australia, Mr Peter Silberberg, made a visit to Innisfail this week to discuss business and tourism development opportunities between the Cassowary Coast region and...

November 8, 2019 - Innisfail art deco history draws fans from afar

The Cassowary Coast region could be set for a tourism boost from renewed interest in its historic buildings, according to visiting heritage experts. “Cultural tourism” was a growing...

November 5, 2019 - Regional teen Sophie has eye for success

At just 17 years old, Tully teen Sophie MacKay is the latest regional champion demonstrating that the Cassowary Coast is bursting with young achievers. Sophie, a Year 12 student at Tully State...

November 1, 2019 - Regional storm crews prepare to batten down the hatches

Disaster management teams in the Cassowary Coast this week ran a planning exercise based around a hypothetical-but-possible freak flood event. The half-day planning session – known as...

November 1, 2019 - Local landmark spruces up for summer

Recently the iconic Innisfail Shire Hall got a very careful face-wash, restoring the façade of the art deco building to pristine appearance. Contractors spent two days soft-pressure washing...

October 31, 2019 - Eric the fish becomes drawcard mascot for recycling

A fish sculpture made out of wire and filled with rubbish has become the surprise mascot for an innovative recycling program run by the Cassowary Coast Regional Council. The fish, named Eric by its...

October 29, 2019 - Cassowary Coast wins state award for engineering

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council has won a prestigious State award for public works engineering, with an innovative water supply plant at Cardwell getting the nod from judges. Council staff...

October 29, 2019 - Trespass on banana farms posing serious risk to $600 million industry

Cassowary Coast banana growers have joined forces with Cassowary Coast Regional Council and local authorities to help address serious concerns over the number of people illegally entering banana...

October 25, 2019 - Cassowary Coast caravan park to receive major upgrades

The Cowley Beach Van Park is set to receive a major upgrade to its shower blocks and toilet facilities, to make them more modern and also disabled-friendly. A spokesman for the Cassowary Coast...

October 23, 2019 - Tribute to regional doctor a real work of art

A painting recently donated to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council has a back story as interesting as the painting itself. The work of art was recently donated by the widow of much-loved local...

October 23, 2019 - Fabulous facelifts to give regional buildings a boost

More than two dozen tired and aging buildings in the Cassowary Coast region are set to receive a boost in their street-front appearance, thanks to a funding program that helps businesses and local...

October 22, 2019 - Every child an artist

Children are discovering their inner talent for painting and making artwork, thanks to an annual arts event being held for youngsters in the Cassowary Coast region. Every Child An Artist is an...

October 22, 2019 - Cassowary Coast athletes shine in FNQ Sportstar awards

Three athletes from the Cassowary Coast are among 43 finalists to represent regional sporting communities in the North Queensland Sportstar awards. The Cassowary Coast athletes include a white...

October 18, 2019 - Cassowary Coast Council libraries now open for longer

Library hours are being extended at three of the four branches in the Cassowary Coast region, and that’s good news for regular users and visitors. The branches – Wongaling Beach, Tully...

October 17, 2019 - Operatic powerhouse trio smash Innisfail box office record

Tenori, the dynamic and versatile trio of tenors, smashed box office attendance records in the Cassowary Coast region with this week’s performance at Innisfail.  The group performed...

October 17, 2019 - New $1.1m bridge for Cowley Creek

Work will begin Monday (21/10) on installation of a new $1.1m bridge at Cowley Creek in the Cassowary Coast region. The new 17m two-lane bridge is predicted to improve road safety, as well as help...

October 15, 2019 - Art deco streetscapes on display

A new exhibition of artwork in Innisfail showcases streetscapes by painters, freehand illustrators and digital artists from the Cassowary Coast region. The exhibition, titled Art Deco Streetscapes,...

October 10, 2019 - NQ surf lifesaving champs to head for Etty Bay

Friendly rivalry will hot up at Etty Bay this weekend (12-13/10) with regional surf lifesaving championships to be held at the beautiful beach in the Cassowary Coast region. Hundreds of entrants...

October 10, 2019 - New dredging project to boost Cardwell water access, safety at One Mile Creek

The Cassowary Coast region will receive $1.5 million in Federal government funding to dredge the One Mile Creek at Cardwell.  The project was expected to significantly improve water access,...
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