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Eastern Kuku Yalanji people to reclaim world-heritage Daintree rainforest
29 Sep 2021, 15:15
The Daintree national park and other Wet Tropics areas will be handed back to Traditional Owners in a historic deal reached today with the state government.
Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns
29 Sep 2021, 13:00
The long weekend includes the Savannah in the Round music festival, Oktoberfest and a welcome for hero paralympic swimmer, Grant 'Scooter' Patterson.
Oktoberfest in Cairns: Tropic Now’s guide to the best upcoming events
29 Sep 2021, 08:45
Dust off your lederhosen and don your dirndl because Tropic Now has your ultimate Oktoberfest guide. Prost!
Truck drivers will quit because of Queensland’s mandatory vaccination rule
28 Sep 2021, 15:00
A Far North Queensland transport company says it’s likely to lose a fifth of its drivers because of the introduction of mandated vaccines for truckies.
Cheap Cairns airfares on offer for travel until June next year
28 Sep 2021, 13:24
Jetstar has today launched its Spring sale, which includes one-way fares as low as $22 from Cairns to major airports across the country.
Proposed $300-million Port Douglas resort development in doubt
28 Sep 2021, 07:27
Plans for Queensland's first Fairmont resort are on shaky ground, with Douglas Shire Councillors urged to reject the proposed development.
Mungalli Creek set to open ice creamery and milk bar beside Cairns Esplanade
27 Sep 2021, 15:45
One of the Far North’s most treasured food producers, Mungalli Creek Dairy, is opening an ice creamery and milk bar in Cairns.
Engineering academic named as the next Vice Chancellor of James Cook University
27 Sep 2021, 12:16
Professor Simon Biggs is an internationally acclaimed researcher in particle, colloid and interface engineering.
‘The send-off he truly deserves’: Donations flow for Cairns family of slain father
27 Sep 2021, 11:00
Tributes are pouring in for the “fiercely loyal” father of five, Michael Eaton, after his brutal murder at Cairns Central shopping centre on Wednesday.
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.
Cairns businesses team up to host fundraising food and music event for COUCH
24 Sep 2021, 11:30
An day of top-quality food, live music and local gin is in the calendar for 10 October at C'est Bon, with all profits to support COUCH Wellness Centre.
Cairns stabbing: Father of five was allegedly attacked from behind
23 Sep 2021, 13:27
Police say a man who was allegedly murdered at Cairns Central shopping centre had ignored the rantings of the alleged offender before he was attacked.