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'Bold and offbeat’ clothing label to open new store in Cairns
02 Aug 2022, 17:30
An eccentric and vibrant Australian clothing label, which has been a mainstay of the Melbourne fashion scene for decades, is opening its first Cairns store.
Cardwell ‘ride destination’ mountain bike trail project moves into high gear
29 Jul 2022, 10:18
The Cassowary Coast Regional Council has approved funding for a business case to cement the region as a global mountain bike tourism destination.
Take a peek inside the home of professional Cairns artist Hayley Gillespie
18 Jul 2022, 08:30
Take a peek inside the home of professional Cairns artist Hayley Gillespie, complete with 1950s antiques, retro art and plenty of personality.
New tour explores Australia’s ‘final frontier’ in spectacular daytrip from Cairns
07 Jun 2022, 08:30
Despite its rich history in welcoming visitors from far and wide, the Torres Strait has remained relatively unexplored by the everyday traveller – until now.
Far North Queensland’s best architecture revealed in regional awards
04 Jun 2022, 08:30
A health and wellbeing centre, an eco-tourism facility and a Traditional Owners hub have come out on top in the region's annual architecture awards.
VOTE NOW: Cairns and Far North Queensland's best new buildings and architecture
19 May 2022, 12:00
Vote for your favourite projects among an incredible line-up of new buildings and architecture in the Far North Queensland region's People's Choice Award.
Cairns car dealer to launch Swedish brand with bold electric vehicle targets
12 Apr 2022, 17:00
A future-focused car brand has arrived in Cairns, with one of the city’s leading dealerships launching two of its range today.
Live music mecca to become Cairns’ first alcohol-free bar
08 Apr 2022, 13:40
A Cairns bar popular among live music lovers will soon throw out the kegs and instead encourage punters to enjoy a night out without booze.
Explainer: How does the new reinsurance pool work and will it reduce your premiums?
07 Apr 2022, 13:14
JCU's Economics Lecturer with the lowdown on what the federal government's new reinsurance pool means for you.
Cairns hotels introduce climate ratings on restaurant menus
31 Mar 2022, 17:31
The operator of three Cairns hotels is launching new labels on their restaurant menus that evaluate environmental impact.
‘Catalytic’ $300m surf park development approved by Douglas Shire Council
29 Mar 2022, 11:08
A plan to build the Far North Queensland region's first wave park resort has been unanimously approved by Douglas Shire Council.
International business conference in Cairns to focus on environment and climate challenges
24 Mar 2022, 16:15
An inaugural conference aimed at helping industries survive and thrive on the road to net zero emissions will be held in Cairns later this year.
Cairns-founded private catering business launches in the US alongside Curtis Stone
24 Mar 2022, 10:30
After delivering thousands of dishes down under, Far North Queensland entrepreneur Jodie Mlikota is taking Gathar to the United States.
Cairns Indigenous Art Fair to present 18 large-scale works in inaugural sculpture showcase
23 Mar 2022, 07:45
Celebrating its return to a physical format, CIAF is preparing to present a series of show-stopping sculptural works – a first for the annual art fair.
Cairns Regional Council to set ambitious target of net zero emissions by 2030
22 Mar 2022, 08:15
Cairns Regional Council will this week vote on a pathway to achieve net zero emissions for the organisation’s operations by the end of this decade.
Meet Kevin: The therapy dog with the im-paw-tant job of supporting Cairns students
21 Mar 2022, 16:30
Kevin the Wellness Dog, tasked with supporting the health and wellbeing of Trinity Anglican School students, has quickly become the students’ best friend.
New Tablelands-grown agave spirit takes out international award just weeks after release
21 Mar 2022, 10:00
Globally renowned for its Australian take on rum and gin, Mt. Uncle Distillery now has a blue agave spirit among its suite of award-winning spirits.
Four schools in Cairns and Far North to offer free period products on campus
11 Mar 2022, 12:30
Free pads and tampons will be offered across Queensland schools as part of a statewide $2.5m investment in improving access to sanitary care and education.