FNQ's best butchers for sausages, burgers and bacon

If you're planning a barbeque, you don't want to miss this list of the region's sausage kings and best burger and smallgoods butchers.

Tropic Now’s guide to all things Cairns Ecofiesta

On this Sunday at MMP, Ecofiesta's an event where the community comes together in the name of sustainability to share ideas, expertise and skills.

New cafes, bars, restaurants popping up in Cairns

Good news: it's Friday. Better news: The Tropic team has rounded together a list of new bars, restaurants and cafes, as well as a new distillery in Cairns.

Lisa Mitchell to play in Cairns ahead of new album

Mitchell is set to visit Cairns ahead of her new album's release. The show will be her only visit to Queensland in a handful of upcoming regional shows.

Amateurs Carnival shaping up to be Cairns' biggest social event

The highly anticipated return of one of Cairns’ most exciting events is just three months away, and already tickets are flying off the track.

Ironman Cairns schedule, changed traffic conditions

Athletes and supporters are gearing up for the 10th IRONMAN Cairns this Sunday, 6 June, to take place between Cairns and Port Douglas.

Missy Higgins to headline the eight-day Cairns Festival

While the Cairns Festival’s full program is yet to be released, already it promises plenty of live music, comedy, performances, fireworks and entertainment.

Grass is Greener festival back in Cairns, boasting a huge line-up

Grass is Greener will bring headliners Crooked Colours, Ziggy Alberts and Young Franco, alongside a huge list of Aussie artists to its birthplace in Cairns.

Cairns Taipans to wear new jersey for Indigenous round

Cairns Taipans will mark the last home game – and final run in the Snag Pit – against the Brisbane Bullets tonight by sporting new jerseys and shorts.

Troy Cassar-Daley to headline free Cairns show

Multi-award-winning musician Troy Cassar-Daley will join hip hot artist Dizzy Doolan for a free show on the lawns of The Court House Gallery.

Tropic Weekender: Your curated guide to Cairns' best events

With a lineup featuring Spiderbait, Ben Lee, John Butler and Eves Karydas in a single weekend, live music is well and truly back in the Tropical North.

Tropic guide: Cairns cafes that are open for Sunday brunch

Tropic's list of the best Sunday brunch offerings in and around Cairns city.

Cairns to welcome Aussie legend Paul Kelly

Wanna learn how to make gravy? Well, you can before too long – Paul Kelly is coming to Cairns and Port Douglas in his just-announced national tour.

Tropic Weekender: Your curated guide to Cairns' best events

Aside from spoiling Mum on Sunday, you can head to festivals and expos featuring everything from craft beer to camping and car racing.

Tropic's guide to the best breakfast in Cairns and surrounds

Tropic's list of the most innovative, delicious and very best breakfast dishes we're happy to get out of bed for.

Tropic Weekender: Your curated guide to Cairns' best events

Cairns will play host to some big names in live music this weekend, with Human Nature and Toni Childs in town, as well as plenty of local gigs.

Tropic Weekender: Your curated guide to Cairns' best events

There's a stack of things to do this weekend, from ANZAC dawn services to a Cairns' frontier wars commemoration, plus live music, comedy and a Taipans home game.

Tropic Weekender: Your curated guide to Cairns' best events

It’s all about arts and crafts in Cairns this weekend. Ian Moss is also in town, along with the return of the Tanks Markets.