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The Cairns PostGuy Sebastian gets his Cairns groupies going at convention centre gigThe Cairns Post“It makes you stress a lot less – there's just something about Cairns and it takes a lot of weight off your shoulders,” he said. “You do literally forget about the world when you're performing up there... I love Cairns and I love getting that far north ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns' greatest sign-up is here to stayThe Cairns Post“Cairns' Greatest Sign-up was created to make it an easier process for those wanting to join community or sporting groups,” Waqanikalou told The Cairns Post. “I've long thought it would be much more convenient for everyone, including parents and others ... [...]
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The Cairns PostTeen embraces cultural heritage at Cairns' Waitangi Day celebrationsThe Cairns PostI liked the performances the best. There were little kids with pois (balls on cords) which I really enjoyed and I had a few friends from school who performed.” She said many of her family now lived in Cairns, although they regularly returned to New ... [...]
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The Cairns PostHundreds look for wedding inspiration at Cairns expoThe Cairns PostAnd with planning now at fever pitch it was pure coincidence their quick trip to Cairns coincided with yesterday's popular event at the Shangri-La. “It was awesome to be able to see so many local suppliers at the expo,” Ms Gomez said. “We saw a couple ...and more [...]
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The Cairns PostEmirates subsidiary builds $3.8m Cairns' catering facilityThe Cairns Post“One of the biggest challenges with this project is the tight program and difficult weather conditions in Cairns, which is currently in its rainy season,” the website said. “The construction of the roof is a priority, as a large amount of rain is ... [...]
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The Cairns PostHundreds look for wedding inspiration at Cairns expoThe Cairns PostAnd with planning now at fever pitch it was pure coincidence their quick trip to Cairns coincided with yesterday's popular event at the Shangri-La. “It was awesome to be able to see so many local suppliers at the expo,” Ms Gomez said. “We saw a couple ... [...]
Mon, Feb 08, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostSilkAir to make all Singapore-Cairns flights direct from MayThe Cairns PostThe airline Cairns' manager L Ravindran said the carrier had been flying direct on Saturdays but would now make Monday and Thursday non-stop as well. “This will not only shorten travel times for passengers travelling between Singapore and these two ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns couple's doggie delight at adoption dayThe Cairns PostCairns couple Alistair Maloy and Jenna Martin had been dreaming of a four-legged friend to join their family for a while, but it was only when they recently moved into their new Smithfield house which has a yard that they knew it was time. Mr Maloy ... [...]
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The RoarNew Zealand Breakers vs Cairns Taipans: NBL live scores, blogThe RoarThe New Zealand Breakers and the Cairns Taipans both face a must win clash as the NBL season draws to a close. A top-four spot is up for grabs in what promises to be a thriller on Sunday. Join The Roar for lives scores and commentary from 3:00pm (AEDT) ...Sixers fall short to put finals in doubtThe AdvertiserT-shirt cannon banned at Cairns Taipans matchesThe [...]
Sun, Feb 07, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Cairns protester considers new fight over tree after guilty verdictThe Cairns PostMr Holland had pleaded not guilty to obstructing police, but representing himself in court, he spent a large part of last month's hearing arguing about Cairns Regional Council's role and consultation over the redevelopment rather than the criminal ... [...]
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The Cairns PostFormer SES volunteer remembers horror of deadly Cairns bus crashThe Cairns PostEight Cairns State High School students perished in the accident, later found to be caused by the vehicle's faulty brakes. “You were expecting to hear people yelling and screaming, but it was just eerily quiet,” said Mr Carnsew, a former State ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns mayor claims he's being shunned by Premier over CPACThe Cairns PostPremier Annastacia Palaszczuk was in the north for Cairns Indigenous Art Fair and she visited the council building flanked by two advisers. Mayor Bob Manning took one council officer with him, and he was eager to brief Ms Palaszczuk about plans for The ...and more [...]
Sat, Feb 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostCairns Mayor Bob Manning reveals details behind business failureThe Cairns PostAnd as the city marches towards a local government election on March 19, the couple's private business failure has been used as political fodder. Connect Cairns Division 7 candidate Mark Malone has called on the mayor to use his council superannuation ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns disaster expert Professor Jon Nott among staff to be cut from JCUThe Cairns PostAmong the positions which could be made redundant are five professors, all based in Cairns. The Cairns Post understands three of these senior academics are disaster expert Professor Jon Nott, rainforest expert Professor Steve Turton, and plant and ... [...]
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The RoarCairns Taipans vs Adelaide 36ers: NBL live scores, blogThe RoarThe Adelaide 36ers will have to do it the hard way when they travel north to play the Cairns Taipans without Jerome Randle. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the match from 7:15pm (AEDT). In the last match of Round 17, as the 36ers defeated ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns Post15 jobs to be cut from James Cook University's Cairns campusThe Cairns PostA total 35 positions are to be axed from both Cairns and Townsville campuses, including 15 in Cairns, according to the National Tertiary Education Union. Among the senior academics whose positions have been made redundant is rainforest expert Professor ...Proposed James Cook University job cuts in Cairns, Townsville, anger education unionABC LocalMore positions to go at UniTownsville Bulletinall 4 news articles [...]
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ABC OnlineBureau of Meteorology to axe staff from all regional stations except CairnsABC OnlineThe Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) will axe regional staff from its stations across Australia with the exception of Cairns, with observation duties to be automated. More than 30 employees in 24 regional stations will be affected, with plans to redeploy ... [...]
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The Cairns PostRSPCA Cairns offers longest-serving cats to good homes free of chargeThe Cairns PostEshanda and Tigerlily are the RSPCA Cairns' longest-serving residents and in an effort to get them rehomed, shelter management is offering the felines up for adoption free of charge. Tiger-Lily, one of the cats being given away by RSPCA Cairns. PICTURE ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns man bailed over alleged shock attack goes on alleged Brisbane crime spreeThe Cairns PostThe 20-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly knocked the 29-year-old woman unconscious when he struck her from behind on the footpath of a busy Cairns road about midday on Monday. Senior police describe CCTV footage, taken of ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns readers' chance to dob in dodgy roadsThe Cairns PostReaders of The Cairns Post on Facebook yesterday highlighted several roundabouts on Captain Cook Highway, as well as the Kuranda Range as the most notorious roads in the region. “Whether it's a street which goes under every time there's a hint of rain, ... [...]
Fri, Feb 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source