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Wind turbine blades arrive in Cairns for construction of Kaban Green Power Hub
27 Jan 2022, 16:06
Measuring 79-metres and weighing 32-tonnes, the blades will be stored in Cairns ahead of their transportation to the hub site near Ravenshoe later this year.
Further proof Far North Queensland is home to Australia’s best gin distilleries
27 Jan 2022, 15:19
Far North Queensland’s distillers have come away with a swag of medals at the 2022 World Gin Awards.
More money committed to Northern Australia development loan scheme
25 Jan 2022, 15:03
The Federal Government has boosted the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) by an extra $2-billion to $7-billion.
Cairns man who helps Indigenous youth kick goals receives Australia Day honour
25 Jan 2022, 10:19
Rick Hanlon, who set up AFL Cape York House, has been named Cairns Citizen of the Year at an Australia Day awards breakfast ceremony.
Cairns gin distillery jumps into ready-to-drink beverages with latest release
21 Jan 2022, 09:15
Wolf Lane Distillery's Darren Barber on why seltzers are popping, both internationally and in our own backyard.
Cairns secures $70m navy maintenance contract in big boost to local jobs
19 Jan 2022, 14:15
Cairns is set to strengthen its role as a leading regional marine maintenance hub in Australia and the Pacific after securing a five-year navy contract.
Cairns business opens up all abilities travel and experiences
14 Oct 2021, 11:30
A range of new care services has been launched in Far North Queensland to cater for all of the needs of visitors who are elderly or have disabilities.
Cairns college hosts Australian-first school Moderna vaccination program
13 Oct 2021, 12:15
St Monica’s College in Cairns has today become the launching pad for Australia’s first in-school Moderna vaccination program.
Opulent resort-style house named Home of the Year in Cairns building awards
11 Oct 2021, 16:00
The Palm Cove home boasts marble and stone finishes and a 25-metre pool. Check out all the Housing Industry Association award recipients.
Cairns collaboration takes out top gong in global vodka awards
08 Oct 2021, 10:30
A unique new product born from a partnership between FNQ Spirits and Skybury has taken out a huge international accolade.
Cairns Hospital chosen to trial new bladder cancer detection method
06 Oct 2021, 12:30
Cairns Hospital has been chosen as Queensland’s only regional health service to trial a new, non-invasive method of diagnosing bladder cancer.
Cairns scientists, CSIRO find way to eradicate dengue-carrying mosquito species
05 Oct 2021, 12:30
JCU, the CSIRO and other researchers have been able to sterilise and suppress populations of the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Far North Queensland.
Cairns resort credits up for grabs as hotelier seeks ideas for sustainability
30 Sep 2021, 10:27
Crystalbrook Collection is offering $10,000 in resort credits for ideas that will foster sustainability in the hospitality industry.
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.
Research shows corals can pass on climate change resilience to their offspring
06 Sep 2021, 09:49
James Cook University scientists discover parent corals that survive environmental stress can pass on key resilience genes even as temperatures warm.
Rescue mission for single-use plastic items ahead of tomorrow’s ban
31 Aug 2021, 19:20
Two Queensland women are on a mission to collect and repurpose plastic cutlery, straws, stirrers and plates from hospitality and catering organisations.
Construction date set for Paradise Palms redevelopment in Cairns
27 Aug 2021, 12:30
Following a squashed court appeal and many council hurdles, a construction date is now set for The Palms Collection on the former Kewarra Beach golf course.
I'm 23 and got the AstraZeneca vaccine. Here's why
09 Aug 2021, 07:30
Tropic Now journalist Annabel Bowles unpacks AstraZeneca for young adults and explains why the quickest vaccine is our safest vaccine.