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January 16, 2020 - Council secures land for future car parking in downtown Mission Beach

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has purchased land for car parking in North Mission Beach, as part of the Mission Beach Strategic Master Plan. The Mission Beach Strategic Master Plan was finalised...

January 16, 2020 - Cassowary Coast community to dig deep on Australia Day to support the National Bushfire appeal

The official Australia Day ceremony on the Cassowary Coast will show the true Aussie spirit and raise much needed funds for the National Bushfire appeal. Cassowary Coast has faced its own share of...

January 15, 2020 - Council purchases new plant from local businesses

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has just purchased over $200,000 in fleet from local Cassowary Coast businesses in Tully and Innisfail. Last Financial Year Council spent $27.8M on local...

January 10, 2020 - Level 2 water restrictions on Cassowary Coast

Water restrictions in the Cassowary Coast Regional Council area have been downgraded from level 3 to level 2, as a result of recent rainfall. A spokesman from the Cassowary Coast Regional Council...

December 20, 2019 - Ready to serve in times of disaster in Cassowary Coast

Help during a possible natural disaster in the Cassowary Coast region could come from an unexpected source – Meals on Wheels. The long-established food service charity is usually associated...

December 19, 2019 - New heritage grant to help protect Cassowary Coast history

A new heritage grant awarded to the Cassowary Coast will help protect the region’s history, with the funding of a series of one-day workshops to be held in Innisfail next year.   The...

December 19, 2019 - World Champion rafter from FNQ in Australia Day Award nominations

Graham Maifredi, former world champion in white-water rafting, has been nominated in this year’s Australia Day Awards for the Cassowary Coast. Maifredi, 51, from Euramo, has been a tireless...

December 19, 2019 - Pat's winning tips for a special summer garden

Creating a winning garden doesn’t happen by accident, but it doesn’t have to be complicated and expensive either. Cassowary Coast award-winning gardener Pat Pensini shares her top tips...

December 13, 2019 - Tully Grandstand underway

Construction progress at the Tully Grandstand has today been celebrated with an official ‘sod turning’ and ‘brick laying’ to mark the occasion. Cassowary Coast Regional...

December 16, 2019 - Innisfail agency helps leads the charge to support disadvantaged at Christmas

An Innisfail job network agency was one of the first local businesses this year to support the Cassowary Coast Christmas Appeal. QITE (Quality Innovation Training and Employment) donated $600 to...

December 16, 2019 - New billabong to teach kids conservation on Cassowary Coast

A new billabong for schoolkids on the Cassowary Coast will be created from an old waste water outlet, and used as a teaching tool. What was formerly just a drainage point for the Flying Fish Point...

December 13, 2019 - Back on the Road again: Ella Bay and Kirrama Range Roads open early

Ella Bay Road (Innisfail) and Kirrama Range Road (Cardwell) have both re-opened ahead of schedule, after Council road repairs. Cr. Glenn Raleigh, Chair of Council’s Asset Sustainability...

December 13, 2019 - School Holiday Program at Libraries on Cassowary Coast

The school holidays are set to be a busy time for Cassowary Coast libraries, with a range of activities for kids of all ages. Branches at Innisfail, Tully, Wongaling Beach and Cardwell will hold...

December 13, 2019 - Jolly Daring: Mayor says “I’ll dress up as Santa if it helps raise money for the Christmas Appeal”

The Mayor of the Cassowary Coast Regional Council has come up with a novel Christmas fundraising idea - offering to dress up as Santa Claus to help boost donations to the Council’s Christmas...

December 13, 2019 - READY FOR OUR CLOSE-UP: Far North could boom in renewed film and TV push

One of Australia’s most successful film and TV producers said this week that the Tropical Far North - and the Cassowary Coast in particular - could be set for renewed success as a filming...

December 13, 2019 - Mayor’s column

It’s been a very busy year in the Cassowary Coast, and not without its challenges. As we look back at 2019, there have been some big wins for the region and our communities as well. One of...

December 12, 2019 - Water conservation still required on Cassowary Coast

Despite recent rains, the Cassowary Coast Regional Council area is still on Level 3 water restrictions.  Speaking at today’s Council meeting, Cr Glenn Raleigh, Chair of Council’s...

December 10, 2019 - Business is blooming: Cassowary Coast in industry skills boost

Business is Blooming: Cassowary Coast in Industry Skills Boost Business and government groups are part of a new drive to find and train skilled workers in the Cassowary Coast. Under a new...

December 10, 2019 - Planning for success

One of the Cassowary Coast’s youngest-ever planning officers has recently been recognised as one of Queensland’s best. At just 26 years old Isabella Newman was recently a finalist in...

December 14, 2019 - Pest fish to become prize catch for a day

Hundreds of anglers and spectators are expected in the Cassowary Coast for a one-day fishing tournament to remove a pesky fish species from Far North waterways. The Tilapia Tournament will be held...
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