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Cairns Council seeks funding for new initiative to encourage increased physical activity
Cairns Regional Council is seeking funding of $300,000 for a new ‘Cairns Active’ initiative to encourage more residents to improve their health through physical activity.
A $232,563 grant has been sought under the Federal Government’s Move it AUS program addressing the health implications of a sedentary lifestyle and a further $74,562 from the Queenslansd Government’s 'Infra+ Program' to encourage greater use of existing cycle paths.
If successful, Council will deliver five new programs under the Cairns Active banner:
- Active Living: expansion of the popular Active Living program into the suburbs
- Clubs Playing Games: non-competitive games in local parks
- The YOUTHing: encouraging and empowering young people to be active
- Move For Life: getting more people walking and cycling more often
- Forever Young: physical and social activities for over 55s.
Cairns Active will provide residents with greater opportunities to be active in their suburb while introducing them to facilities in their area.
10th February 2019 - Smart sprinklers installed along Cairns Esplanade Parklands
20th September 2018 - Move It Aus expanded to focus on older Australians
17th October 2017 - New Cairns Parklands venue proves popular
21st September 2017 - Robot mower on trial in Cairns Parklands
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