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Qld introduces border passes & quarantine for Sydney hotspots
17 Jun 2021, 12:42
All you need to know about Queensland's new border declarations and restrictions for travellers as Sydney's COVID-19 cluster grows.
Lime Cordiale to play Far North Qld’s mega country music festival
17 Jun 2021, 12:00
In a surprise addition to the three-day 'country' music festival, Lime Cordiale will play at Savannah in the Round at Mareeba Rodeo Grounds this October.
Major shake-up for visa-holders and FNQ farmers in UK trade deal
16 Jun 2021, 16:30
Mandatory farm work will be scrapped in Australia's working holiday visa program, while a new agricultural visa will be offered to UK and ASEAN nationals.
‘Winners and losers’ as Douglas Shire rates rise
16 Jun 2021, 08:42
Non-resident owners of high-end properties in the Douglas Shire are set to pay more for their rates after the Council adopted its 2021/22 annual budget.
Tropic Now's easy-to-read FNQ guide to the State budget
15 Jun 2021, 17:30
From infrastructure projects to tax relief, Tropic Now has your comprehensive guide to what the Queensland Government's budget means for you.
Aerial survey shows devastating plastic pollution along Cape York
15 Jun 2021, 01:30
Thousands of plastic items have been found along the Cape York coast in Far North Queensland, in some of the world’s most remote pockets of shoreline.
One more wish for Doomadgee fairy-tale after dress success
14 Jun 2021, 16:45
Donations of gowns have been sent from across the globe ahead of Doomadgee's NAIDOC ball & organisers are now raising funds for a true fairy-tale ending.
Gun drawn to head in alleged armed robbery attempt in Cairns
14 Jun 2021, 13:50
Police have charged a man after he allegedly pointed a gun at another man’s head in roadside robbery attempt in broad daylight.
Amazing footage captures daily trials of Daintree osprey family
11 Jun 2021, 08:30
Stories of sibling rivalry, struggles to feed a young family & pure survival are being captured by new cameras at JCU's Daintree Rainforest Observatory.
Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns
10 Jun 2021, 17:00
We've brought together the best events – Ecofiesta, Cooktown & Cape York Expo, AFL footy at Cazalys – as well as a few quirkier things to do and see.
Christine Anu to headline opening of Cairns Dining Precinct
10 Jun 2021, 13:15
A public party will be held to officially open the Cairns Dining Precinct project, which involved replacing car parks with more dining & green spaces.
Expansion of Cairns Hospital ED to be fast-tracked
10 Jun 2021, 10:45
The $26.4 million project is expected to be complete six months earlier than originally planned, with construction to start this September.
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