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Cairns man becomes second person charged with child sex offences in ongoing investigation
10 Jun 2022, 09:00
A 67-year-old man has been charged with a total of 14 offences, including alleged child sex offences, as part of an ongoing investigation.
Cairns and Far North powers into huge cycling season with record number of upcoming events
09 Jun 2022, 14:00
This weekend marks the return of IRONMAN Cairns and the start of a cracking cycling and mountain biking season for the tropical north.
COVID-19 vaccination and testing clinics set to close across Cairns and Far North Queensland
09 Jun 2022, 12:22
Cairns’ last remaining COVID-19 vaccination hub will close its doors this weekend, while testing clinics will shut next week.
Tropic Weekender: The best events and things to do in Cairns
08 Jun 2022, 14:15
We have a huge weekend in store with IRONMAN, the Festival of Spirits and Festival of the Knob, alongside a stack of live music, performances and sport.
Cooktown man charged with importing fake AFP badges, impersonating public official
08 Jun 2022, 11:30
A 66-year-old Cooktown man has faced court this week as part of a nationwide counter-terrorism investigation.
Reserve Bank of Australia lifts the official cash rate by half a percentage
07 Jun 2022, 15:00
It is the single biggest rate rise since February 2000, leaving the official cash rate sitting at 0.85 per cent.
Marine stinger nets to be removed just in time for this weekend’s IRONMAN Cairns
07 Jun 2022, 12:16
Participants in the swim leg of this year’s IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns are still being advised to wear protective suits.
Cairns man charged with grooming, supplying drugs and sexually assaulting young girls
07 Jun 2022, 12:13
A 58 year-old man has been arrested in Cairns on numerous child sex offences over the alleged grooming and exploitation of young girls.
IRONMAN Cairns: road closures, changed traffic conditions across the week
07 Jun 2022, 12:00
The 11th annual IRONMAN Cairns is just around the corner, with more than 3,500 athletes expected to compete across the weekend’s many events.
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.
Cairns tickets as little as $75 as Virgin Australia drops domestic flight sale
06 Jun 2022, 16:15
Flight fares from Cairns to six major Australian cities have been slashed as Virgin Australia launches its end of financial year sale.
Brisbane 2032 scouts in Cairns to identify potential young Olympians
06 Jun 2022, 12:00
Athletes aged 13 to 30 are being invited to register for testing sessions in Cairns as part of a Brisbane 2032 talent identification program.