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June 26, 2019 - Have your say on draft Biosecurity Plan

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has released a new draft Local Area Biosecurity Plan 2019-2023 for Invasive Plants and Animals and is inviting feedback from residents.   The draft plan...

June 26, 2019 - Lunchtime concert in the Shire Hall

Former Innisfail local Katisha Adelaide is returning to her home town to perform a lunchtime concert in the Innisfail Shire Hall next Thursday (July 4) at noon.   Event coordinator Kim Agli...

June 21, 2019 - Classic tenor hits and fabulous duets at The Con

Classic hits of the world’s great tenors and their leading ladies over the past 100 years will fill Innisfail’s The Con Theatre next Saturday (June 29) with a spectacular evening’s...

June 18, 2019 - Defence force arrives for Exercise Sea Raider

The three services of the Australian Defence Force have arrived in the Cassowary Coast Region and Hinchinbrook Shire with almost 2000 personnel for Exercise Sea Raider 2019.   The strategic...

June 17, 2019 - Meeting to establish Reconciliation working group

A meeting will be held in Innisfail this Friday (June 21) to elect an interim working group to help form a new Cassowary Coast Reconciliation Group for the region.   Support for a Local...

June 13, 2019 - Learning skills in a bush tucker garden

Eight local Indigenous young men and women have been given the opportunity to further their skills and create employment opportunities such as a cultural tourism venture in Innisfail.   This...

June 11, 2019 - Cardwell jetty fender piles renewed

Cardwell jetty’s ageing fender piles are being replaced with treated hardwood timber under the Works For Queensland funding program (W4Q). Marine borers and wind and tides over the past 25...

June 11, 2019 - Students present art deco designs to Council

Innisfail State College students have presented to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council their final designs to promote the Cassowary Coast region as the art deco capital of Australia. The...

June 7, 2019 - Saving the reef from Ninney Rise

Mayor John Kremastoshas preseneds Cassowary Coast librarian Joyce Williams with Judith Wright’s Coral Battleground on behalf of the local branch of the Wildlife Preservation Society of...

June 4, 2019 - Council clarifies debt write-off

Cassowary Coast Regional Council has clarified several points around the resolution to write off $393,303 of unrecoverable debts at its last general meeting. These debts were left unrecoverable when...

June 3, 2019 - Morning closure for libraries

All branches of Cassowary Coast Libraries - Cardwell, Innisfail, Tully and Wongaling Beach – will be closed for the morning on Friday, June 14, for staff training and professional development. ...

June 3, 2019 - Gumbugan Arts Forum a success

Indigenous artists from throughout Far North Queensland attended the inaugural Gumbugan Indigenous Arts Forum on the Cassowary Coast last week. Guest Indigenous presenters who specialise in a...

May 31, 2019 - Council seeks community input on wayfinding signs

Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) is encouraging residents and visitors to have their say on new look signage heralding the region, its towns, attractions and places of interest. The concept...

May 31, 2019 - Free sessions on dealing with household waste

Free information sessions on how to deal with household waste, including separating wet and dry waste, composting (and bin rebate) and the Container Refund Scheme will be held at Cassowary Coast...

May 29, 2019 - Get on board for Musical Mystery Tour in the Shire Hall

Musician, singer and all-round entertainer Danny Elliott and singer Sharna Le-Grand will present an instrumental and vocal salute to the music of the Beatles, Paul McCartney and John Lennon at...

May 24, 2019 - Our first world championships a great success

The Cassowary Coast’s first world championship event began in unseasonal rain with an excited street parade of local school children and athletes from 19 countries followed by fireworks at the...

May 21, 2019 - Welcoming new Australians to the region

The Cassowary Coast Regional Council welcomed 17 new Australians on Tuesday May 21, as they officially became Australian citizens. Held at the Innisfail Shire Hall, Cassowary Coast Mayor John...

May 24, 2019 - Cassowary Coast looks to renewable energy to slash costs

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is expecting to slash almost $100,000 a year from its electricity bills, following an energy audit and detailed analysis of energy consumption at seven of its...

May 23, 2019 - Gumbugan kicks off next week with Kropinyeri twist

Caption: Innisfail dance legend Raymond Blanco and Council’s Community Development Officer and organiser of the Gumbugan Arts Forum Kath Hansen outside the Innisfail Shire Hall where the forum...

May 15, 2019 - 'Awesome' start to World Rafting Championships

An upbeat Cassowary Coast Regional Council Mayor John Kremastos described the street parade and party atmosphere at the opening of the IRF2019 World Rafting Championships in Tully yesterday (Tuesday)...
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