Tag Archive: Cairns

Easter Holiday Bat Chats

Bat Chats is an informal guided tour of the vulnerable Spectacled Flying Fox roost outside Cairns City Library and vicinity. People will learn about how the Spectacled Flying Fox is a “keystone species” which has a key role in seed dispersal around the region. Watch the evening ‘fly-out’! Time: 5:30pm – 6.30pm Where: Corner of Aplin St …

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Cairns Regional CouncilWatch: Ordinary Meeting 12 Dec 2012

All the 12s were lined up. Would this prove auspicious? Meeting commenced at 10 on the dot with Cr Terry James (Div 4), as Deputy Mayor, in the Chair. Mayor Bob (‘Bats are Birds’) Manning was reported as being simply ‘away’ for a week perhaps to attend a wildlife awareness course. http://www.cairns.qld.gov.au/about-council/meetings/ordinary-meeting/past-meetings/12-dec-2012 There were 21 …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/12/18/cairns-regional-councilwatch-ordinary-meeting-12-dec-2012/

PUBLIC RALLY – Cairns Regional Council:‘BACK TO BASICS’ or BASICALLY BACKWARDS?

8am Wednesday 31 Oct outside Council, Spence St (prior to Council meeting and the re-vote on the Esplanade cycleway) Defend our cycleway Demand environmental protection Demand a Council accountable to all the people – not just developers Our new Council has set out to dismantle cycling facilities, turn the clock back on planning laws, and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/10/23/public-rally-cairns-regional-councilback-to-basics-or-basically-backwards/

Big Solar campaign launch 2012

The Cairns Climate Action Network and the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre launched the Big Solar campaign early in 2012.  This Cairns launch was just one of many, as groups all around Australia launched the Big Solar campaign in their communities as part of the national, grass-roots 100% renewable energy campaign. For more information contact …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/06/20/cairns-climate-action-network/