Cairns News + Life in our Tropical World City

Taipans sign new import, release Edwin

1 day ago   (20/01/2017)
A new import is expected to help the Cairns Taipans playoff push starting tonight against the Perth Wildcats.

Tropic Weekender: 17 awesome things to do this weekend

1 day ago   (20/01/2017)
TropicNow's handy guide to what's happening this weekend in the Cairns region.

Back to boarding House for former resident 'Suma'

2 days ago   (19/01/2017)
Some people would dread the thought of living at their old boarding house after graduating. Not Titapo 'Suma' Nona.

TNQ choc factory among world's best

2 days ago   (19/01/2017)
Lynn and Chris Jahnke created a cocoa plantation from nothing, now they’re award-winning producers.

Taipans gunslingers head west for Wildcat shootout

3 days ago   (18/01/2017)
The Cairns Taipans long-range specialists are locked and loaded.

Apunipima and Indigenous All Stars reach out to remote communities

3 days ago   (18/01/2017)
Health workers say shooting hoops is helping encourage kids in remote communities to lead better lifestyles.

When the Great Barrier Reef bounced back from the brink

4 days ago   (17/01/2017)
A new study shows the Great Barrier Reef almost died out once before – and made a full recovery.

City Faces captures vibrant community

5 days ago   (16/01/2017)
Visual artist Priscilla Ong will reveal some of Cairns’ colourful history through the eyes of its diverse and sometimes quirky community members.

Cairns suburbs welcome safe 'Knights'

6 days ago   (15/01/2017)
A group of volunteers is already receiving praise for its night patrols aimed at keeping Cairns safe.

Cairns couple in with a big shot at Magic Millions

7 days ago   (14/01/2017)
WINNER! Darren Halpin has today won the $2 million Magic Millions with a horse he co-owns called Houtzen.

Stunning Daintree video a reminder of life in paradise

7 days ago   (14/01/2017)
A visiting videographer has made an awe-inspiring short film of his recent visit to the Daintree.

Jobs bonanza in new Cairns Aquarium restaurant deal

8 days ago   (13/01/2017)
A Cairns restaurant legend has signed a massive deal to launch a new restaurant at the Cairns Aquarium.

Researcher says turtles may use sun to find their way home

8 days ago   (13/01/2017)
It’s a romantic notion but it also may be true.

Cairns plans to slow down Casper

8 days ago   (13/01/2017)
One of the breakout stars of the NBL 2016/17 season promises to be a handful for the Taipans this Saturday night.

More than child's play

9 days ago   (12/01/2017)
Cairns childhood educators say they're crying out for more people to enter their profession - men included.

Family first for newly announced Greens candidate

10 days ago   (11/01/2017)
With an election looming, the Greens’ team has been unveiled.