Cairns choir collaborate with Cat Empire to present Spinifex Gum this weekend

Marliya choir, who not only sold out the Sydney Opera House but brought its audience to their feet, are returning to their hometown with the same show.

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

Sunny days and light winds are forecast for another perfect weekend in paradise, accompanied by outriggers, life drawings, or just....floating.

Italian Australian community asked to submit family photos for new theatre production

JUTE Theatre's La Bella Figura explores the Italian migration experience, with a focus on pride and dedication to cultural traditions.

Fantastic or a farce? Tropic Now delves into the upcoming Dinosaur Festival

Amid speculation about the credibility of Dinosaur Festival Cairns, Tropic Now has investigated reports and reviews and spoken to the organisers.

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

This weekend brings lots of live music, comedy, markets, as well as the start of the Tokyo Olympics, which you can watch on the Esplanade's big screen.

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

Our long-awaited long weekend is here! There's the Cairns Show, the Kuranda Roots Festival, Paul Kelly shows and an exciting collection of small events.

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

We've put together all the details on local live music, outdoor cinema, NAIDOC Week events, a Kitty Flanagan comedy show and the Mareeba Rodeo.

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

The showers are slowly clearing and there's plenty on, from the German Club's birthday party to a huge wakeboarding comp and school holiday activities.

Cow cuddling enterprise delivers all the feels

Dedicated therapy cows are now available for snuggles on a property south of Cairns.

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

From the Malanda Show to the Esplanade Dining Precinct opening celebrations, there's plenty of fun (and free) things to check out this weekend.

Talaroo Hot Springs in heart of Savannah Way to open this weekend

One of North Queensland's most spectacular destinations and a site long-treasured by Ewamian people is set to open this weekend, Saturday 26 June.

Cairns Art Gallery's new exhibitions show region's rich diversity

Following the huge Archibald Prize exhibition, Cairns Art Gallery is returning to its roots to celebrate the region’s best art, textiles and traditions.

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

This weekend brings the Cooktown & Cape York Expo, Fred Brophy's Boxing Troupe and a few fun local events and things to try in Cairns and the Far North.

Lime Cordiale to play Far North Qld’s mega country music festival

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.

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

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

A public party will be held to officially open the Cairns Dining Precinct project, which involved replacing car parks with more dining & green spaces.

Cooktown to kick off ten-day expo this week

A ten-day fusion of music, traditional dance, food, history and nature is coming to Cooktown, and Tropic's put together a taste of what to expect.

Saints and Crows AFL game to go ahead in Cairns

St. Kilda has been granted an exemption to travel to the Far North for this weekend’s clash against the Adelaide Crows.