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Artists asked for input on proposed outback arts trail in Far North Queensland
24 Sep 2021, 11:47
A new project aims to establish permanent artworks in six Far North Queensland communities along the popular Savannah Way tourist route.
Cairns businesses team up to host fundraising food and music event for COUCH
24 Sep 2021, 11:30
An day of top-quality food, live music and local gin is in the calendar for 10 October at C'est Bon, with all profits to support COUCH Wellness Centre.
Cairns stabbing: Father of five was allegedly attacked from behind
23 Sep 2021, 13:27
Police say a man who was allegedly murdered at Cairns Central shopping centre had ignored the rantings of the alleged offender before he was attacked.
Man charged with Cairns shopping centre murder deemed a safety risk to watch house staff
23 Sep 2021, 12:20
38-year-old Nicholas George Boak has been remanded in custody after allegedly stabbing a man to death at Cairns Central shopping centre.
Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns
22 Sep 2021, 13:00
It's all a go at the Botanic Gardens with Flickerfest, Tanks Markets and ENERGY, while there's loads of live music, comedy and DJ sets happening cityside.
One man dead, another in police custody after stabbing at Cairns shopping centre
22 Sep 2021, 10:12
Police say initial investigations suggest the alleged perpetrator and victim of a stabbing at Cairns Central did not know each other.
Indigenous connection to country harnessed by Wet Tropics tourism plan
21 Sep 2021, 16:39
Tourism operators in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area will be need to implement a First Nations cultural protocol under a sustainable tourism initiative.
Cairns community rally to buy computers for remote Nepalese school
21 Sep 2021, 13:00
Friends of Himalayan Children (FHC), led by Cairns local Som Tamang, has received a $10,000 donation to buy a laptop suite for a remote school in Batase.
Push to save Far North Queensland tourism jobs prompts action from the Premier
21 Sep 2021, 09:14
The Queensland Premier has committed to visiting Far North Qld after a Cairns tourism delegation ‘rattled the cages’ of the State Government last week.
Woman charged with stealing graveside trinkets, allegedly selling them online
20 Sep 2021, 10:12
Police investigated after a mother noticed a statue missing from her son’s grave at Manunda Cemetery, then saw the same trinket for sale on social media.
Grant ‘Scooter’ Patterson to be given keys to Cairns city
17 Sep 2021, 12:32
Cairns Regional Council has announced Tokyo Paralympic Games medallist Grant “Scooter” Patterson will receive the keys to the city.
Cairns Taipans farewell star centre Cameron Oliver
17 Sep 2021, 07:59
The Cairns Taipans have released Cameron Oliver from his two-year contract, after the centre signed a deal to play in the NBA.
Officers with semi-automatic assault rifles to guard Cairns Airport
16 Sep 2021, 12:26
Police will now roam Cairns Airport armed with semi-automatic rifles, but the AFP is adamant it’s not in response to an increased terror threat.
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