Pop-up COVID-19 testing clinic to open in Port Douglas following pressure from tourism operators

A temporary COVID-19 testing clinic will open at the Port Douglas Community Centre tomorrow to help enable visitors to get their day five mandatory tests.

‘We will take action’: Police to patrol Cairns as vaccination mandate begins, hefty fines apply

Queensland Police will be patrolling dining and entertainment precincts as the vaccination mandate for certain venues comes into effect tomorrow.

Cairns’ Captain Cook statue to move to ‘appropriate’ location, public submissions to open

The towering Captain Cook statue in Cairns has been a controversial talking point, if not an eyesore, since the early 70s. But that's set to change.

Free screenings of Carols in Cairns announced as event goes online for second year

Free cinema screenings will be held this weekend to launch the new Carols in Cairns, as the event goes online for a second year due to COVID-19 concerns.

Cairns Taipans to lose star import Scott Machado for several weeks

Point guard Machado will sit on the sideline as the Taipans head into round three this weekend, following an ankle injury sustained during Saturday's game.

Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns

'Tis the weekend before Christmas! We're ready to get a little merry with art markets for gift buying, followed by live music and a roaring 20s party.