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Your guide to Christmas celebrations around Cairns

Your guide to Christmas celebrations around Cairns

CHRISTMAS time is right around the corner and to help you celebrate the season, the Cairns Post has put together a list of events happening around Cairns throu [...]

Read full article: Your guide to Christmas celebrations aro...→
  • #Cairns
Hmong house turmoil

Hmong house turmoil

TENSIONS are high among Cairns’ active Hmong community with uncertainty surrounding the future of a long-standing social housing provider.

Read full article: Hmong house turmoil...→
  • #Cairns
Anger at outburst in court

Anger at outburst in court

A MAN accused of playing a part in a violent robbery has been denied bail and his girlfriend nearly charged with contempt after their angry outbursts in a Cair [...]

Read full article: Anger at outburst in court...→
  • #Cairns
AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015

AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015

CAIRNS will host another AFL game next year but the future of the initiative continues to be a year-to-year proposition with no club prepared to lock in a long [...]

Read full article: AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015...→
‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns

‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns

YOU may have heard of Tough Mudder, but a new obstacle challenge coming to Cairns can best be described as “Ruff” Mudder for dogs.

Read full article: ‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns...→

Cairns records second confirmed coronavirus case

TROPIC NOW BREAKING NEWS: A second patient is in isolation at Cairns Hospital, becoming the second confirmed case of coronavirus in Cairns.

Read full article: Cairns records second confirmed coronavi...→
  • #Cairns

Coronavirus in Cairns: A message to Tropic Now readers

Our small local news team is dedicated to being a sensible, factual hub of news and information about COVID-19 in Cairns.

Read full article: Coronavirus in Cairns: A message to Trop...→
Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ

Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ

WHETHER you want to hide from the world or have a roaring good time here’s the top spots to take a nap for the night around Cairns and Far North Queensland.

Read full article: Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ...→
  • #Cairns
Charges expected over alleged stabbings

Charges expected over alleged stabbings

UPDATE: Police say it is expected charges will be laid against a Cairns man accused of stabbing two people after he is released from hospital.

Read full article: Charges expected over alleged stabbings...→
  • #Cairns
Moscow Circus stunt riders crash

Moscow Circus stunt riders crash

Stunt riders from the Great Moscow Circus have crashed while performing an act called the Globe of Death in Cairns.

Read full article: Moscow Circus stunt riders crash...→
  • #Cairns
NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday shortlist

NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday shortlist

A hotel-manager couple received a response to their invitation to New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern to spend her next holiday in Cairns when flights resume.

Read full article: NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday...→
Ice tightens grip in Cairns

Ice tightens grip in Cairns

A HORROR drug making people psychotic is still sweeping across Cairns, and is getting cheaper and more potent.

Read full article: Ice tightens grip in Cairns...→
  • #Cairns
PNG pride on show

PNG pride on show

TAFE Queensland North Cairns came alive with colour and music yesterday as the campus’s Papua New Guinean students celebrated their Independence Day.

Read full article: PNG pride on show...→
Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie

Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie

ONE of the worst things you can do when you cook meat on the barbecue is marinate it – especially in beer.

Read full article: Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie...→
Kristal battles against Cave-in

Kristal battles against Cave-in

IT’S crunch time for a Cairns singer on The Voice this weekend, fighting in the battle rounds starting tonigt.

Read full article: Kristal battles against Cave-in...→
Extra charge for cop attack accused

Extra charge for cop attack accused

UPDATE: One of the young Cairns men accused of knocking a police officer unconscious is facing a further charge for allegedly throwing a chair through a cafe w [...]

Read full article: Extra charge for cop attack accused...→
  • #Cairns
Welcoming wave for whales

Welcoming wave for whales

WHALES are big business, and the children of Cairns are all too happy to lend a hand in bringing the elusive creatures a little closer to our shores.

Read full article: Welcoming wave for whales...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases of COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases of COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

In Queensland’s worst day since the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), there were 78 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) today raising the sta [...]

Read full article: Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases ...→
  • #Cairns
No garlic bread on menu yet

No garlic bread on menu yet

MAMMA mia! Cairns pizza lovers can no longer order their favourite side as a national garlic bread shortage hits local businesses.

Read full article: No garlic bread on menu yet...→
  • #Cairns
New York on mind for CBD

New York on mind for CBD

A RUNDOWN hotel in the heart of Cairns is being given a $1.8 million restoration fit for a queen.

Read full article: New York on mind for CBD...→
  • #Cairns
Colin, 77, punched for his trouble

Colin, 77, punched for his trouble

COLIN Fryer might be 77 years old, but when he saw a man allegedly assaulting a woman inside the Cairns cemetery he decided to take action.

Read full article: Colin, 77, punched for his trouble...→
Cairns man key to drug arrests

Cairns man key to drug arrests

A MAN from White Rock alleged to be the key figure in a major Far North drug syndicate is due to appear in court this morning.

Read full article: Cairns man key to drug arrests...→
  • #Cairns
Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future

Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future

KENFROST Homes general manager Adam Gowlett said tiny houses would definitely have a role to play in Cairns’ housing future.

Read full article: Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future...→
Big jump start for local jobs

Big jump start for local jobs

AS indoor trampoline parks sweep the nation, one Cairns mum has hopped on the chance to give the craze some bounce in the Far North.

Read full article: Big jump start for local jobs...→
  • #Cairns
Direct line gets results

Direct line gets results

ROADS Minister Mark Bailey has stepped into a meeting between Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and representatives of eight Cairns community groups with a welcome [...]

Read full article: Direct line gets results...→
‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns

‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns

A LIGHT rail network with a cost likely to be in the billions is part of Cairns mayor Bob Manning’s “bold” plan to cater for a growing population and hold offi [...]

Read full article: ‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns...→
Cairns sisters take the plunge

Cairns sisters take the plunge

IF there’s anything that suggests Australia, it’s the concept of beaches, and lazy days surfing and swimming, barbecues and sunshine, from the bohemian vibe of [...]

Read full article: Cairns sisters take the plunge...→
  • #Cairns
DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs

DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs

A FORMER aeronautical engineer stole a safe from a Cairns motel as well as CCTV cameras and Christmas gifts from his employer in a desperate bid to repay a dru [...]

Read full article: DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns could be warmer Canberra

Cairns could be warmer Canberra

CAIRNS could become the Canberra of the north under a plan to force public servants to move from the national capital to the tropics.

Read full article: Cairns could be warmer Canberra...→
  • #Cairns
More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor tracks towards NT

More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor tracks towards NT

UP to 50mm of rain could fall across Cairns today as Tropical Cyclone Trevor moves away from the Cape York region.

Read full article: More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor t...→
Cairns surgeon defending four cases

Cairns surgeon defending four cases

CAIRNS surgeon Dr Gresham Clapham is defending four cases of medical negligence in Brisbane Supreme Court and Brisbane District Court.

Read full article: Cairns surgeon defending four cases...→
Storyboard set to impress

Storyboard set to impress

AN entrepreneur from Cairns is on the cusp of launching an innovative social media platform.

Read full article: Storyboard set to impress...→
  • #Cairns
‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved man

‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved man

David “Preacha” Shields was a “mangled mess” as he lay bleeding with a severed leg on the side of a Cairns highway next to his shattered motorcycle.

Read full article: ‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved...→
Miss World Australia at Maccas

Miss World Australia at Maccas

ONE of Cairns' most glamorous exports was happy to be home for a good cause at the weekend.

Read full article: Miss World Australia at Maccas...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns council unveils coronavirus assistance package

Cairns council unveils coronavirus assistance package

CAIRNS Regional Council has just announced a series of measures to help businesses and keep Cairns residents in jobs during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Cairns council unveils coronavirus assis...→
  • #Cairns
Showcase of Pacific cultures returns

Showcase of Pacific cultures returns

CAIRNS residents will be transported to the Pacific when a popular cultural event returns to Fogarty Park tomorrow.

Read full article: Showcase of Pacific cultures returns...→
Living high on drug sales

Living high on drug sales

THE tumultuous and “flashy” life of a property developer-turned-drug trafficker has been played out in a Cairns court, with the final sentence to be delivered [...]

Read full article: Living high on drug sales...→
  • #Cairns
Cook Islanders add colour to party

Cook Islanders add colour to party

MEMBERS of Cairns’ Cook Islands community came out dressed in their colourful national dress for a special birthday party on Saturday.

Read full article: Cook Islanders add colour to party...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash

Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash

A CAIRNS man is recovering at Rockhampton Hospital after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash near a Central Queensland mine which left another man dead.

Read full article: Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash...→
  • #Cairns
Snake lovefest in Cairns roof

Snake lovefest in Cairns roof

THE roof cavity of a Cairns home made the perfect hide-away for a group of giant snakes.

Read full article: Snake lovefest in Cairns roof...→
  • #Cairns
Council’s fresh look at city centre vision

Council’s fresh look at city centre vision

CAIRNS Regional Council has ordered a review into an outdated master plan for the CBD to incorporate major developments including Cairns Aquarium and The Preci [...]

Read full article: Council’s fresh look at city centre visi...→
Your guide to Christmas celebrations around Cairns

Your guide to Christmas celebrations around Cairns

CHRISTMAS time is right around the corner and to help you celebrate the season, the Cairns Post has put together a list of events happening around Cairns throu [...]

Read full article: Your guide to Christmas celebrations aro...→
  • #Cairns
DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs

DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs

A FORMER aeronautical engineer stole a safe from a Cairns motel as well as CCTV cameras and Christmas gifts from his employer in a desperate bid to repay a dru [...]

Read full article: DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs...→
  • #Cairns
Extra charge for cop attack accused

Extra charge for cop attack accused

UPDATE: One of the young Cairns men accused of knocking a police officer unconscious is facing a further charge for allegedly throwing a chair through a cafe w [...]

Read full article: Extra charge for cop attack accused...→
  • #Cairns
More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor tracks towards NT

More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor tracks towards NT

UP to 50mm of rain could fall across Cairns today as Tropical Cyclone Trevor moves away from the Cape York region.

Read full article: More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor t...→
Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases of COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases of COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

In Queensland’s worst day since the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), there were 78 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) today raising the sta [...]

Read full article: Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases ...→
  • #Cairns
AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015

AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015

CAIRNS will host another AFL game next year but the future of the initiative continues to be a year-to-year proposition with no club prepared to lock in a long [...]

Read full article: AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015...→
Storyboard set to impress

Storyboard set to impress

AN entrepreneur from Cairns is on the cusp of launching an innovative social media platform.

Read full article: Storyboard set to impress...→
  • #Cairns
No garlic bread on menu yet

No garlic bread on menu yet

MAMMA mia! Cairns pizza lovers can no longer order their favourite side as a national garlic bread shortage hits local businesses.

Read full article: No garlic bread on menu yet...→
  • #Cairns

Cairns records second confirmed coronavirus case

TROPIC NOW BREAKING NEWS: A second patient is in isolation at Cairns Hospital, becoming the second confirmed case of coronavirus in Cairns.

Read full article: Cairns records second confirmed coronavi...→
  • #Cairns
Miss World Australia at Maccas

Miss World Australia at Maccas

ONE of Cairns' most glamorous exports was happy to be home for a good cause at the weekend.

Read full article: Miss World Australia at Maccas...→
  • #Cairns
Colin, 77, punched for his trouble

Colin, 77, punched for his trouble

COLIN Fryer might be 77 years old, but when he saw a man allegedly assaulting a woman inside the Cairns cemetery he decided to take action.

Read full article: Colin, 77, punched for his trouble...→
Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ

Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ

WHETHER you want to hide from the world or have a roaring good time here’s the top spots to take a nap for the night around Cairns and Far North Queensland.

Read full article: Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ...→
  • #Cairns
Showcase of Pacific cultures returns

Showcase of Pacific cultures returns

CAIRNS residents will be transported to the Pacific when a popular cultural event returns to Fogarty Park tomorrow.

Read full article: Showcase of Pacific cultures returns...→
Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future

Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future

KENFROST Homes general manager Adam Gowlett said tiny houses would definitely have a role to play in Cairns’ housing future.

Read full article: Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future...→
Moscow Circus stunt riders crash

Moscow Circus stunt riders crash

Stunt riders from the Great Moscow Circus have crashed while performing an act called the Globe of Death in Cairns.

Read full article: Moscow Circus stunt riders crash...→
  • #Cairns
Direct line gets results

Direct line gets results

ROADS Minister Mark Bailey has stepped into a meeting between Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and representatives of eight Cairns community groups with a welcome [...]

Read full article: Direct line gets results...→
Ice tightens grip in Cairns

Ice tightens grip in Cairns

A HORROR drug making people psychotic is still sweeping across Cairns, and is getting cheaper and more potent.

Read full article: Ice tightens grip in Cairns...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash

Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash

A CAIRNS man is recovering at Rockhampton Hospital after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash near a Central Queensland mine which left another man dead.

Read full article: Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash...→
  • #Cairns
‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns

‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns

A LIGHT rail network with a cost likely to be in the billions is part of Cairns mayor Bob Manning’s “bold” plan to cater for a growing population and hold offi [...]

Read full article: ‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns...→
Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie

Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie

ONE of the worst things you can do when you cook meat on the barbecue is marinate it – especially in beer.

Read full article: Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie...→
Council’s fresh look at city centre vision

Council’s fresh look at city centre vision

CAIRNS Regional Council has ordered a review into an outdated master plan for the CBD to incorporate major developments including Cairns Aquarium and The Preci [...]

Read full article: Council’s fresh look at city centre visi...→
Kristal battles against Cave-in

Kristal battles against Cave-in

IT’S crunch time for a Cairns singer on The Voice this weekend, fighting in the battle rounds starting tonigt.

Read full article: Kristal battles against Cave-in...→
Hmong house turmoil

Hmong house turmoil

TENSIONS are high among Cairns’ active Hmong community with uncertainty surrounding the future of a long-standing social housing provider.

Read full article: Hmong house turmoil...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns could be warmer Canberra

Cairns could be warmer Canberra

CAIRNS could become the Canberra of the north under a plan to force public servants to move from the national capital to the tropics.

Read full article: Cairns could be warmer Canberra...→
  • #Cairns
Welcoming wave for whales

Welcoming wave for whales

WHALES are big business, and the children of Cairns are all too happy to lend a hand in bringing the elusive creatures a little closer to our shores.

Read full article: Welcoming wave for whales...→
  • #Cairns
Anger at outburst in court

Anger at outburst in court

A MAN accused of playing a part in a violent robbery has been denied bail and his girlfriend nearly charged with contempt after their angry outbursts in a Cair [...]

Read full article: Anger at outburst in court...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns surgeon defending four cases

Cairns surgeon defending four cases

CAIRNS surgeon Dr Gresham Clapham is defending four cases of medical negligence in Brisbane Supreme Court and Brisbane District Court.

Read full article: Cairns surgeon defending four cases...→
‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns

‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns

YOU may have heard of Tough Mudder, but a new obstacle challenge coming to Cairns can best be described as “Ruff” Mudder for dogs.

Read full article: ‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns...→
‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved man

‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved man

David “Preacha” Shields was a “mangled mess” as he lay bleeding with a severed leg on the side of a Cairns highway next to his shattered motorcycle.

Read full article: ‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved...→
New York on mind for CBD

New York on mind for CBD

A RUNDOWN hotel in the heart of Cairns is being given a $1.8 million restoration fit for a queen.

Read full article: New York on mind for CBD...→
  • #Cairns

Coronavirus in Cairns: A message to Tropic Now readers

Our small local news team is dedicated to being a sensible, factual hub of news and information about COVID-19 in Cairns.

Read full article: Coronavirus in Cairns: A message to Trop...→
Cairns council unveils coronavirus assistance package

Cairns council unveils coronavirus assistance package

CAIRNS Regional Council has just announced a series of measures to help businesses and keep Cairns residents in jobs during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Cairns council unveils coronavirus assis...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns man key to drug arrests

Cairns man key to drug arrests

A MAN from White Rock alleged to be the key figure in a major Far North drug syndicate is due to appear in court this morning.

Read full article: Cairns man key to drug arrests...→
  • #Cairns
Charges expected over alleged stabbings

Charges expected over alleged stabbings

UPDATE: Police say it is expected charges will be laid against a Cairns man accused of stabbing two people after he is released from hospital.

Read full article: Charges expected over alleged stabbings...→
  • #Cairns
Living high on drug sales

Living high on drug sales

THE tumultuous and “flashy” life of a property developer-turned-drug trafficker has been played out in a Cairns court, with the final sentence to be delivered [...]

Read full article: Living high on drug sales...→
  • #Cairns
Big jump start for local jobs

Big jump start for local jobs

AS indoor trampoline parks sweep the nation, one Cairns mum has hopped on the chance to give the craze some bounce in the Far North.

Read full article: Big jump start for local jobs...→
  • #Cairns
NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday shortlist

NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday shortlist

A hotel-manager couple received a response to their invitation to New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern to spend her next holiday in Cairns when flights resume.

Read full article: NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday...→
Cook Islanders add colour to party

Cook Islanders add colour to party

MEMBERS of Cairns’ Cook Islands community came out dressed in their colourful national dress for a special birthday party on Saturday.

Read full article: Cook Islanders add colour to party...→
  • #Cairns
PNG pride on show

PNG pride on show

TAFE Queensland North Cairns came alive with colour and music yesterday as the campus’s Papua New Guinean students celebrated their Independence Day.

Read full article: PNG pride on show...→
Snake lovefest in Cairns roof

Snake lovefest in Cairns roof

THE roof cavity of a Cairns home made the perfect hide-away for a group of giant snakes.

Read full article: Snake lovefest in Cairns roof...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns sisters take the plunge

Cairns sisters take the plunge

IF there’s anything that suggests Australia, it’s the concept of beaches, and lazy days surfing and swimming, barbecues and sunshine, from the bohemian vibe of [...]

Read full article: Cairns sisters take the plunge...→
  • #Cairns
Your guide to Christmas celebrations around Cairns

Your guide to Christmas celebrations around Cairns

CHRISTMAS time is right around the corner and to help you celebrate the season, the Cairns Post has put together a list of events happening around Cairns throu [...]

Read full article: Your guide to Christmas celebrations aro...→
  • #Cairns
Kristal battles against Cave-in

Kristal battles against Cave-in

IT’S crunch time for a Cairns singer on The Voice this weekend, fighting in the battle rounds starting tonigt.

Read full article: Kristal battles against Cave-in...→
DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs

DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs

A FORMER aeronautical engineer stole a safe from a Cairns motel as well as CCTV cameras and Christmas gifts from his employer in a desperate bid to repay a dru [...]

Read full article: DJ ‘stole Christmas’ to pay for drugs...→
  • #Cairns
Hmong house turmoil

Hmong house turmoil

TENSIONS are high among Cairns’ active Hmong community with uncertainty surrounding the future of a long-standing social housing provider.

Read full article: Hmong house turmoil...→
  • #Cairns
Extra charge for cop attack accused

Extra charge for cop attack accused

UPDATE: One of the young Cairns men accused of knocking a police officer unconscious is facing a further charge for allegedly throwing a chair through a cafe w [...]

Read full article: Extra charge for cop attack accused...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns could be warmer Canberra

Cairns could be warmer Canberra

CAIRNS could become the Canberra of the north under a plan to force public servants to move from the national capital to the tropics.

Read full article: Cairns could be warmer Canberra...→
  • #Cairns
Welcoming wave for whales

Welcoming wave for whales

WHALES are big business, and the children of Cairns are all too happy to lend a hand in bringing the elusive creatures a little closer to our shores.

Read full article: Welcoming wave for whales...→
  • #Cairns
More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor tracks towards NT

More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor tracks towards NT

UP to 50mm of rain could fall across Cairns today as Tropical Cyclone Trevor moves away from the Cape York region.

Read full article: More rain, storms for Cairns as Trevor t...→
Anger at outburst in court

Anger at outburst in court

A MAN accused of playing a part in a violent robbery has been denied bail and his girlfriend nearly charged with contempt after their angry outbursts in a Cair [...]

Read full article: Anger at outburst in court...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases of COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases of COVID-19 - The Express Newspaper

In Queensland’s worst day since the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), there were 78 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) today raising the sta [...]

Read full article: Cairns and Tablelands now has six cases ...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns surgeon defending four cases

Cairns surgeon defending four cases

CAIRNS surgeon Dr Gresham Clapham is defending four cases of medical negligence in Brisbane Supreme Court and Brisbane District Court.

Read full article: Cairns surgeon defending four cases...→
AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015

AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015

CAIRNS will host another AFL game next year but the future of the initiative continues to be a year-to-year proposition with no club prepared to lock in a long [...]

Read full article: AFL gives nod to Cazalys for 2015...→
Storyboard set to impress

Storyboard set to impress

AN entrepreneur from Cairns is on the cusp of launching an innovative social media platform.

Read full article: Storyboard set to impress...→
  • #Cairns
‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns

‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns

YOU may have heard of Tough Mudder, but a new obstacle challenge coming to Cairns can best be described as “Ruff” Mudder for dogs.

Read full article: ‘Ruff’ Mudder challenge coming to Cairns...→
No garlic bread on menu yet

No garlic bread on menu yet

MAMMA mia! Cairns pizza lovers can no longer order their favourite side as a national garlic bread shortage hits local businesses.

Read full article: No garlic bread on menu yet...→
  • #Cairns
‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved man

‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved man

David “Preacha” Shields was a “mangled mess” as he lay bleeding with a severed leg on the side of a Cairns highway next to his shattered motorcycle.

Read full article: ‘Blood everywhere’: How paramedics saved...→

Cairns records second confirmed coronavirus case

TROPIC NOW BREAKING NEWS: A second patient is in isolation at Cairns Hospital, becoming the second confirmed case of coronavirus in Cairns.

Read full article: Cairns records second confirmed coronavi...→
  • #Cairns
New York on mind for CBD

New York on mind for CBD

A RUNDOWN hotel in the heart of Cairns is being given a $1.8 million restoration fit for a queen.

Read full article: New York on mind for CBD...→
  • #Cairns
Miss World Australia at Maccas

Miss World Australia at Maccas

ONE of Cairns' most glamorous exports was happy to be home for a good cause at the weekend.

Read full article: Miss World Australia at Maccas...→
  • #Cairns

Coronavirus in Cairns: A message to Tropic Now readers

Our small local news team is dedicated to being a sensible, factual hub of news and information about COVID-19 in Cairns.

Read full article: Coronavirus in Cairns: A message to Trop...→
Colin, 77, punched for his trouble

Colin, 77, punched for his trouble

COLIN Fryer might be 77 years old, but when he saw a man allegedly assaulting a woman inside the Cairns cemetery he decided to take action.

Read full article: Colin, 77, punched for his trouble...→
Cairns council unveils coronavirus assistance package

Cairns council unveils coronavirus assistance package

CAIRNS Regional Council has just announced a series of measures to help businesses and keep Cairns residents in jobs during the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Cairns council unveils coronavirus assis...→
  • #Cairns
Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ

Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ

WHETHER you want to hide from the world or have a roaring good time here’s the top spots to take a nap for the night around Cairns and Far North Queensland.

Read full article: Top 10 ways to sleep around FNQ...→
  • #Cairns
Cairns man key to drug arrests

Cairns man key to drug arrests

A MAN from White Rock alleged to be the key figure in a major Far North drug syndicate is due to appear in court this morning.

Read full article: Cairns man key to drug arrests...→
  • #Cairns
Showcase of Pacific cultures returns

Showcase of Pacific cultures returns

CAIRNS residents will be transported to the Pacific when a popular cultural event returns to Fogarty Park tomorrow.

Read full article: Showcase of Pacific cultures returns...→
Charges expected over alleged stabbings

Charges expected over alleged stabbings

UPDATE: Police say it is expected charges will be laid against a Cairns man accused of stabbing two people after he is released from hospital.

Read full article: Charges expected over alleged stabbings...→
  • #Cairns
Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future

Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future

KENFROST Homes general manager Adam Gowlett said tiny houses would definitely have a role to play in Cairns’ housing future.

Read full article: Tiny homes trend for Cairns’ future...→
Living high on drug sales

Living high on drug sales

THE tumultuous and “flashy” life of a property developer-turned-drug trafficker has been played out in a Cairns court, with the final sentence to be delivered [...]

Read full article: Living high on drug sales...→
  • #Cairns
Moscow Circus stunt riders crash

Moscow Circus stunt riders crash

Stunt riders from the Great Moscow Circus have crashed while performing an act called the Globe of Death in Cairns.

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Big jump start for local jobs

Big jump start for local jobs

AS indoor trampoline parks sweep the nation, one Cairns mum has hopped on the chance to give the craze some bounce in the Far North.

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NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday shortlist

NZ Prime Minister puts Cairns on holiday shortlist

A hotel-manager couple received a response to their invitation to New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern to spend her next holiday in Cairns when flights resume.

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Direct line gets results

Direct line gets results

ROADS Minister Mark Bailey has stepped into a meeting between Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and representatives of eight Cairns community groups with a welcome [...]

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Cook Islanders add colour to party

Cook Islanders add colour to party

MEMBERS of Cairns’ Cook Islands community came out dressed in their colourful national dress for a special birthday party on Saturday.

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Ice tightens grip in Cairns

Ice tightens grip in Cairns

A HORROR drug making people psychotic is still sweeping across Cairns, and is getting cheaper and more potent.

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Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash

Cairns man injured in fatal mine crash

A CAIRNS man is recovering at Rockhampton Hospital after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash near a Central Queensland mine which left another man dead.

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PNG pride on show

PNG pride on show

TAFE Queensland North Cairns came alive with colour and music yesterday as the campus’s Papua New Guinean students celebrated their Independence Day.

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‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns

‘Green Train’ touted for Cairns

A LIGHT rail network with a cost likely to be in the billions is part of Cairns mayor Bob Manning’s “bold” plan to cater for a growing population and hold offi [...]

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Snake lovefest in Cairns roof

Snake lovefest in Cairns roof

THE roof cavity of a Cairns home made the perfect hide-away for a group of giant snakes.

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Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie

Cairns butcher’s great Aussie barbie

ONE of the worst things you can do when you cook meat on the barbecue is marinate it – especially in beer.

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Cairns sisters take the plunge

Cairns sisters take the plunge

IF there’s anything that suggests Australia, it’s the concept of beaches, and lazy days surfing and swimming, barbecues and sunshine, from the bohemian vibe of [...]

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Council’s fresh look at city centre vision

Council’s fresh look at city centre vision

CAIRNS Regional Council has ordered a review into an outdated master plan for the CBD to incorporate major developments including Cairns Aquarium and The Preci [...]

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