Cassowary Coast Regional Council

News Releases News Releases

Make the Switch to Emailed Rates Notices

Cassowary Coast ratepayers can now receive their rates notices via email. Making the switch helps to reduce costs and our ecological footprint. And it's simple to do. "Read More" for details...

Open Letter from Mayor John Kremastos

As you are most likely aware through media releases and news generally, my Council has adopted a robust or even aggressive position in supporting appropriate, sustainable development in the region...

Australia Day Honours for our ‘Quiet Achievers’

Congratulations to Brett Ambrum - our 2017 Citizen of the Year. Brett and more than 20 others were honoured at a vibrant Australia Day celebration where we also held a citizenship ceremony and watched great local acts.

Council Meeting News Briefs - January Meeting

Plans for e-waste recycling, major contract awarded for Mission Beach aquatic facility project, the latest road/bridge/water projects, dog control measures and more...

Major Contract Awarded for Mission Beach Aquatic Facility

Council has awarded a $7.74 million contract to local company AJ Homes to build an aquatic facility featuring a 6-lane 25m pool, a billabong-themed leisure pool, a hydrotherapy pool and café. The project's total cost is estimated at $9.587 million.

Buy a Household Compost Bin or Worm Farm and Collect a Rebate

Bring in your compost bin or worm farm tax invoice and apply for a $20 rebate. Council is continuing this incentive scheme as another step towards a more sustainable region.

Make the Switch to Electronic Rates Notices

Council is inviting ratepayers to change from postal rates notices to electronic rates notices - reducing costs and our ecological footprint. Find out how to make the switch here...

Council Offers Generous Incentives for Developers

Cassowary Coast Regional Council will be offering up to 100 per cent discounts on infrastructure charges for some developments and up to 50 per cent discounts on some others in another sign the region is open for business.

$7000 Cassowary Coast Community Christmas Appeal

A big thankyou goes out to the hundreds of people who bought stars to raise money for this year's appeal. The funds will go towards hampers and food vouchers for those in need this festive season in our region.

200,000+ Beer Bottles Removed from the Rainforest for Track Extension

Council is extending the coastal Cutten Brothers Walking Track - and the route passes through an area that was once a beachside camp. 44 tonnes of bottles have been removed from the rainforest.

350kg of Marine Debris Collected at Kurrimine Beach

Organisations have joined together to clean up Kurrimine Beach in preparation for turtle and little tern nesting season.

Council Earns 2 North Qld Employment and Training Awards

Council was a double winner at the 2016 Skill360 Australia Employment and Training Awards - for Host Employer of the Year and Trainee of the Year.

Council Meeting News Briefs - 24 November General Meeting

Council's 7th unmodified audit, RADF grant recipients, a Mission Beach Aquatic Facility update, unsealed roads re-sheeting and more...

Cassowary Coast Family Day Care Educators Awarded

Wangan's Rhonda Thomas and Tully's Alicia Torrisi have been awarded for their dedication and excellence as Cassowary Coast Family Day Care educators.

2015-16 Annual Report Available Online

Another clean financial audit result and the completion of major community projects are key elements of the 2015-16 Annual Report for the Cassowary Coast Regional Council. Please "Read More" for details...

Update on Automatic Water Meter Reader Installations

1000 automatic water meter readers have been installed across greater Mission Beach as part of a trial for the whole Cassowary Coast region. Council is in the middle of a project to roll-out the meter readers...

Food Safety Week: Tips on Handling Raw and Risky Foods

"Read More" for easy tips on avoiding food poisoning through careful handling of raw and risky foods...

National Award for Customer Service

Cassowary Coast Regional Council employee Giselle Topper has won a national award for customer service, and Council was also recognised as a finalist for the 'Customer Service Team of the Year' award.

Cassowary Coast Runner-Up in NQ Sportstar Awards

Innisfail schoolgirl and world champion sailor Talia Bulstrods has been named runner-up in the junior category of the North Queensland Sportstar Awards.

Work on New Aquatic Facility Progressing Well

Senator for Qld Ian Macdonald has visited to see the early works for the new Mission Beach Aquatic Facility, which will include a six-lane 25m lap pool, a billabong-themed leisure pool, hydrotherapy pool and café...
Showing 301 - 320 of 442 results.
Items per Page 20
of 23