Category Archive: Urban Sustainability

Retrofitting for Sustainability: A Guide for FNQ – FREE booklet launch and workshop

Thursday 12 July 2012, 6-7.30pm Meeting Room 1, Cairns City Library, 151 Abbott Street, Cairns Written by Sophie Barrett of Green at Heart and published by the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre for the tropical climate of far north Queensland including Cardwell to Cape York and the Tablelands. The FREE guide has been compiled …

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Sustainable Living Expo – 15 July 2012

This year’s annual Sustainable Living Expo will be held on Sunday July 15th on the Cairns Esplanade. This event is a great day for the family featuring live music, children’s activities, information and product displays and recycled fashion displays. CAFNEC will be exhibiting at the Expo again this year as well as running a food …

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History of the 2031 Regional Plan

The 2031 Regional Plan (originally named the 2025 Regional Plan) took effect in 2009. For many years prior to this CAFNEC had been advocating for a regional approach to planning that could deliver a sensible and sustainable long term development framework for the region. In 2006 CAFNEC was successful and the QLD State government began …

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Permanent link to this article: https://cafnec.org.au/2012/06/25/history-of-the-2031-regional-plan/

Reinventing Progress Sustainability Conference: A sell-out success

CAFNEC’s Reinventing Progress: Sustainability Leadership for a New Era conference on April 17th this year was a sellout success. The conference featured an excellent line up of high profile speakers including Professor Ian Lowe, Dr Paul Downton and Professor Peter Newman. Attendees included staff from local and State Government departments, local Councillors and Councillor Candidates, staff and students from JCU as …

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