Cassowary Coast Regional Council

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Australia Day Awards

How to Nominate for Australia Day Awards and information on past award recipients.



Do you want to become an Australian citizen?


Community Art Space

Council manages a community art space in the Innisfail Shire Hall foyer and encourages community groups to display local artworks there.


Community Markets

A detailed listing of community markets.


Community Newsletters

The Council Connect enewsletter and At Your Leisure newsletter.


Community Plans

Cassowary Coast Regional Community Plan 2011-2021. Liveable Cassowary Coast Whole of Community Plan.


Community Venues

Council has a number of venues/halls available for hire for both private and corporate functions.


Current Consultations

Council is committed to community engagement and ensuring that the community is involved in planning and decision-making.


Family Day Care

Council operates a home-based day care service for children from birth to 12 years.


Free Online Volunteer Training

Queensland government free online training for volunteers of sport and recreation clubs.


Funding & Grants

Community Assistance Scheme; Regional Arts Development Fund; Community Financial Assistance Policy; BHP Billiton Sports Bursary.


Green & Gold Club

The North Queensland Green and Gold Club recognises North Queensland athletes who have represented Australia in sport. The Green and Gold Club was established by the North Queensland Sports Foundation.


Housing Program

Social housing, aged pension housing, families and individuals' housing.



Find a library branch; find a book or other resource; manage loans or reserves; reserve a book; get homework help.


Local Events

Find out about events and lodge your own event on the Local Events Calendar.



The Cardwell Bush Telegraph Heritage Centre was built in 1870 and is one of the oldest buildings in North Queensland.


North Queensland Sportstar Awards

Nomation forms and information regarding the Awards

      Photo Galleries

Browse through photos of all Council's special events such as Australia Day and Naturalisation Ceremonies.



'How to' information about risk management, events and activities, arts and cultural plans plus an Arts and Cultural Snapshot for this region.