“Crisis time” Extent of lockdown losses revealed as tourism bosses plead for wage support

Dozens of Cairns hospitality and tourism employees are being stood down amid calls for a NSW-style JobSaver scheme to be introduced in Queensland.

Cairns choir collaborate with Cat Empire to present Spinifex Gum this weekend

Marliya choir, who not only sold out the Sydney Opera House but brought its audience to their feet, are returning to their hometown with the same show.

“You beauty!” Far North Queensland’s Tia-Clair Toomey becomes greatest CrossFit athlete of all time

Former Weipa resident Tia-Clair Toomey has taken out a fifth consecutive CrossFit Games title to be named the most dominant Games athlete ever.

From Trinity Beach to the world stage: the rise of teen Matildas sensation Mary Fowler

Former Cairns junior Mary Fowler has been instrumental in the success of the Australian Women's Football team at the Tokyo Olympics.

JCU finds baby sea turtles ingesting hundreds of plastic pieces in Australian waters

A study done in-part by JCU in both east and west Australian oceans found marine turtles are ingesting potentially hundreds of pieces of plastic.

Businesses outside lockdown areas now eligible for pandemic payments

Businesses that have had a 30% reduction in turnover can soon apply for $5,000 support grants through the State Government, regardless of lockdown status.