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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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Cairns Regional CouncilWatch: Ordinary Meeting 31 Oct 2012

After the rally today (31 October) against the Council decision to rip up of an Esplanade bike path and its permission to developers to submit development proposals under superseded planning schemes at Taylor’s and Buchan’s Points, a number of protesters attended the Council’s monthly Ordinary Meeting at 10 o’clock. The first issue of interest was …

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Cairns Regional CouncilWatch: Ordinary Meeting 5 Dec 2012

Meeting chaired by Clr James while Mayor Manning was away in Brisbane. There were 20 agenda items in the open session of the meeting, and two additional items of general business. This open session of the meeting lasted less than an hour. Items where discussion and or debate occurred prior to voting included the following. …

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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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