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The Cairns PostCairns premiership winning footballer takes on IronmanThe Cairns PostWell I run that speed for two hours now'.” He will be among a record 3500 athletes at the start line of the June 12 Cairns Ironman and while admitting to a “panic attack” after signing up, he has put in the hard yards over the past six months with ... [...]
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The Cairns PostGeriatric medicine specialists descend on Cairns for major eventThe Cairns PostAbout 400 specialists are set to attend the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine, which begins today at the Cairns Convention Centre. Organisers are tipping the three-day event to inject $2 million ... [...]
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The Cairns PostSearch continues for woman after Cape Tribulation crocodile attackThe Cairns PostAt 11pm, paramedics were called to a location at Cape Tribulation Road, Thornton Beach after a possible crocodile attack. QAS Cairns Senior Operations Supervisor Neil Noble said a search was launched involving police, the rescue helicopter, paramedics ...No signs found of NSW woman missing after crocodile attack north of Cairns9news.com.auFar north crocodile victim identifiedCourier MailCindy Waldron feared dead in crocodile attack in far [...]
Tue, May 31, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The AustralianLiveBlogLast Updated 6.45am AEDTFederal Election 2016: Turnbull campaigns in Sydney, Shorten in CairnsThe AustralianBill Shorten starts the day in Cairns, where he will announce a plan to redirect $1 billion of funding earmarked for Northern Australia infrastructure to a specific fund for tourism facilities such as airports and convention centres. Our reporter Sarah ...Shorten's $1 billion boost for stateThe Advertiserall 9 news articles [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns community kitchen could rule after election funding promiseThe Cairns PostThe Junction Clubhouse, which opened in Cairns 18 months ago, specialises in helping locals suffering from mental illness to regain their feet in the community. Director Dorothy Dunne said the funding injection would bring numerous benefits to the ... [...]
Tue, May 31, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostCairns program inspires leaders of emerging migrant communitiesThe Cairns PostThe federally-funded initiative was held in Cairns for the first time by Centacare Migrant Services and the Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland. “Cairns has a very diverse and thriving multicultural society and I think community leaders are the ... [...]
Tue, May 31, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Labor Party reveals plans to boost tourism on visit to CairnsThe Cairns PostLeader of the Opposition Bill Shorten with marine biologist Sam Greay and Labor candidate for Leichhardt Sharon Howes, during a glass bottom boat ride at Green Island as part of the 2016 election campaign in Cairns. PICUTRE: JASON EDWARDS. [...]
Tue, May 31, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Yahoo7 News'Slithering snoozer': Cairns man discovers snake napping under his pillowYahoo7 NewsIt's the stuff of nightmares…you go to bed and find a snake hiding under your pillow waiting to bite you. A stunned Cairns man had received the fright of his life when this exact incident occurred to him. The far north Queensland resident was bitten ...Don't let the bed bugs biteCourier Mailall 1 news articles [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Lake Street, Cairns NorthmyPolice (press release) (blog)Police believe the person pictured in this image may be able to assist officers with the investigation into a recent Fare evasion which occurred on Tuesday May 10 2016 at approximately 10:10PM . The CCTV image could depict an offender or a witness of ...and more [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Brisbane TimesGordonvale resident near Cairns tests positive to Zika virusABC OnlineQueensland Health workers have been deployed to Gordonvale, south of Cairns in far north Queensland, after a resident tested positive to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The department said the resident recently returned from Thailand and Bali. The ...Zika virus diagnosis prompts medical response in CairnsBrisbane TimesSecond imported case of Zika in CairnsThe Cairns PostNorth Queensland resident tests positive to Zika virus after returning from holiday9news.com.auall [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
9news.com.auCoral Bleaching 'Death Toll' Is Worst North Of CairnsHuffington Post Australia"Some reefs are in much better shape, especially from Cairns southwards, where the average mortality is estimated at only five percent," Hughes said in a statement. Researcher Mia Hoogenboom said these southern reefs could start to look better sooner ...35 per cent of Great Barrier reef corals dead: scientistsThe Cairns PostGreat Barrier Reef: Bill Shorten set to announce fighting fund as further bleaching stats revealedABC [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Cairns weekend media wrap, Monday May 30myPolice (press release) (blog)He is scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on June 15. Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day. Crime Stoppers is a ... [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostIranian tourist drowns at Behana Gorge near CairnsABC LocalPolice say an Iranian tourist who drowned south of Cairns, in far north Queensland, may have suffered a heart attack. The man had been swimming at Behana Gorge and was seen floating face down about lunchtime yesterday. Senior Sergeant Greg Miles ...Man drowns at Behana Gorge near CairnsThe Cairns Postall 3 news articles [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostMan drowns at Behana Gorge near CairnsThe Cairns PostA MAN has drowned after reportedly hitting his head in a gorge south of Cairns. Initial investigations suggest the man was in the Behana Gorge when he hit his head and drowned. Emergency services were called out to the scene at around 12.25pm.and more [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Brisbane TimesZika virus diagnosis prompts medical response in CairnsBrisbane TimesCairns residents are being urged to kill mosquitoes in response to a resident testing positive to Zika virus after returning from overseas. The Dengue Action Response Team has been spraying the area around the resident's home to stop the spread of the ...North Qld resident tests positive for ZikaYahoo7 Newsall 4 news articles [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Herald SunWoman missing north of Cairns feared dead after suspected croc attack9news.com.auA search is underway for a woman who is believed to have been taken by a crocodile at Thornton Beach at Daintree, north of Cairns, in Far North Queensland. 9NEWS understands the woman, aged in her 40s, was swimming with a friend in waters known to ...Fears crocodile has taken woman in QueenslandSBSWoman missing after suspected crocodile attackNEWS.com.auFears woman may have been taken by [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostCairns residents enjoyed the free tours at the Botanic Gardens open dayThe Cairns PostCAIRNS residents discovered a new appreciation for the splendour of the Cairns Botanic Gardens during its annual open day. Mother Sheree Denman and her two daughters Jalsah and Emersen Hope enjoyed yesterday's lovely weather at the gardens. [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Second imported case of Zika in CairnsThe Cairns PostA QUEENSLAND Health emergency response team is at Gordonvale trying to rid the town of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Tropical Public Health Service director Dr Richard Gair said the Dengue Action Response Team (DART) was deployed to Gordonvale ... [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostCairns ECOfiesta is a crowd pleaser and community turns out in force to learn how to be environmentally friendlyThe Cairns PostMC Samantha Morgan enjoys the festivities at the Cairns ECO fiesta which celebrates our unique natural environment and the businesses and organisations working to raise awareness to reduce impacts and provide solutions for us all. PICTURE: JUSTIN ... [...]
Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The AdvertiserMan drowns at Queensland waterfallThe AdvertiserA MAN has drowned after reportedly hitting his head in a gorge south of Cairns. Initial investigations suggest the man was in the Behana Gorge when he hit his head and drowned. Emergency services were called out to the scene at around 12.25pm.and more [...]
Sun, May 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source