CCRC Updates May 22nd 2024

🌟There’s something for everyone thanks to these amazing volunteers! 🌟
The theme for Volunteer Week 2024 is “Something for Everyone” and on the Cassowary Coast we are proud to host a variety of community groups and organisations who run on the strength of their volunteers.
From sporting committees and coaches, historical societies, environmental and animal welfare groups, arts and culture and youth and community support, there’s always room for more volunteers. So, is it time to put your hand up? 🙋‍♂️🙋🙋‍♀️
This year Cassowary Coast Regional Council would like to give a special shout out to our dedicated and hard working volunteers at our Council Nurseries!🌱🌿🍃🌼 (For more information on the Innisfail Council Nursery click Innisfail Council Nurseries Volunteer Week 2024)
CCRC Volunteers 1
CCRC Volunteers 2
Council's Ordinary Meetings are livestreamed to provide the community access to Council decisions and projects.
🖥️  You can view today's video on our website www.cassowarycoast.qld.gov.au/council-meeting-live-stream
👥 The Council Meeting Agenda is available here: www.cassowarycoast.qld.gov.au/council-meetings
To submit a public question for future Council Meetings please visit, www.cassowarycoast.qld.gov.au/public-question-time
To view last months Mayor's Monthly minutes visit, https://cutt.ly/e1xbiPr
CCRC Council Meeting
🏊‍♂️ Beachgoers please be advised our stinger nets across the region have been removed as we close on the stinger season.
🏊‍♂️ We advise community members to remain "swim smart".
CCRC Stinger

MBCA General Meeting 11th June 2024 (NEXT Tuesday)



Great guest speakers attending - check the lineup below!! 


MBCA General Meeting to be held on Tuesday the 11th June at 6.00 pm. Doors open at 5.30 pm for pizza and mingling at the Mission Beach Resort, so tell all your contacts.


If you know of anyone wanting to join the MBCA, please pass on this newsletter - we have attached our BSB and account number below if they would like to support our great association:


BSB  633000     

A/c No: 135077642 

Name: MBCA 

Fee: $10.00 (for 12 months)

Reference: Please put YOUR NAME - very important to allocated your payment.


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Public Notice 11th June 2024 General Meeting

Sundance Studio Wellness Timetable

One of the most beneficial ways of improving your mind and body is with gentle movement, stretching, and correct breathing practices.


Come along this weekend and be nourished with the lovely therapists at Sundance Studios - their timetable is set out below (and if you need to enlarge the pictures, just click on each one). 


Sundance Studio WW May 2024 P2
Sundance Studio WW May 2024 P3
Sundance Studio WW May 2024 P1

Grants News from Bob Katter's Office May 2024

government grants


For all our local community organisations, clubs, and eligible business who could use some financial assistance - there are grants being offered regularly which could assist your operations. Keep an eye out! 

  • The Cassowary Coast Regional Council has a new support stream, 'The Sports Club and Active Recreation Insurance Support Program,' which has been introduced to support eligible clubs with public liability insurance costs. The program is designed to accept ongoing applications of $250.00, offering responsive support throughout the year. Applicants under this program are also eligible to explore additional funding streams within the comprehensive Community Grants and Support Program. Go to https://cassowarycoast.smartygrants.com.au/ for more information – closes 13th June 2024 
  • Regional Development Australia Tropical North (RDATN) - is a national network of 52 committees made up of local leaders who work with all levels of government, business and community groups to support the economic development of their regions. RDATN collates information on upcoming grants and tenders from government, corporate, philanthropic and private sectors that could be of assistance across a wide-range of sectors. Go to: https://www.rdatropicalnorth.org.au/

$1000 power bills rebates safe from LNP raids

Qld Gov S Miles C Dick Media Release


Premier and Deputy Premier Update:


  • New laws deliver $1000 credit on energy bills for all Queensland households
  • Energy rebates applied from 1 July
  • Biggest cost of living initiative by any state government


Nation-leading $1000 rebates will be applied to the power bills of every household power bill in Queensland, following the passing of the Cheaper Power Bill 2024.


Combined with the $300 rebates announced in the federal Budget by the Albanese Labor Government, every Queensland household will now receive $1,300 off power bills from July.


Vulnerable households will receive $1672 and eligible small businesses will get a total of $650 off their power bills.


By delivering Queensland’s $1,000 power bills rebates upfront, the Miles Government is protecting them from potential raids by a future LNP Government looking to cut.


Further information:

  • Queensland households will get $1,000 off their electricity bills in 2024–25.
  • $1,000 will be automatically credited to eligible residential customer bills from 1 July 2024—there is no need to apply. Exact timing will depend on individual billing cycles.
  • Visit www.QueenslandSavers.qld.gov.au to find out about the full range of savings on the table for Queenslanders.