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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 [...]
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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 ... [...]
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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, ... [...]
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The Cairns PostNBL: Cairns Taipans still believe in miracle play-offs berthThe Cairns PostPut simply, Cairns remains a slim chance of making the finals. They need to beat Adelaide by 12 points and then overcome New Zealand (away) and Townsville (away) in their final two games. Next, they require Adelaide to drop both their coming away ...Resurgent NZ Breakers quickly refocus on Cairns TaipainsStuff.co.nzSixers must dig deep to save NBL seasonThe Advertiserall 24 news articles [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns JCU academic blames feds for job cutsThe Cairns PostYesterday, The Cairns Post reported dozens of academics faced redundancies as JCU management embarked on proposed structural changes to the university. Professor of Geography Steve Turton was among a group of academics who first established the ... [...]
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Cairns businesses go lean and green with new sustainability programThe Fifth EstateCairns is the testing ground for a new sustainability program that aims to help businesses, local government and public authorities reduce energy and water use. Launched last month by Energy Cut author John Dee, the pilot Lean and Green program is a ... [...]
Thu, Feb 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Cairns PostCairns great-grandmother heartbroken after Christmas parcel theftThe Cairns Post“Couriers Please regrets that a number of parcels sent by customers in the Cairns and Tablelands region were not delivered in December,” the company said in a statement. “We examined the circumstances … and have referred it to the police.” Cairns ... [...]
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Yahoo7 NewsSwimmers scared to take a dip at Cairns family beach after croc spotted in waterYahoo7 NewsA viral video showing a saltwater crocodile swimming at a Cairns beach has locals scared to take a dip, but a wildlife expert says there's far worse things in the water to worry about. The 10-second clip uploaded on Saturday shows the croc ...and more [...]
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Yahoo7 NewsSwimmers scared to take a dip at Cairns family beach after croc spotted in waterYahoo7 NewsA viral video showing a saltwater crocodile swimming at a Cairns beach has locals scared to take a dip, but a wildlife expert says there's far worse things in the water to worry about. The 10-second clip uploaded on Saturday shows the croc ...and more [...]
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The Cairns PostSaints gunning for seventh AFL Cairns title in nine yearsThe Cairns PostCAIRNS Saints' quest to claim back-to-back premierships has begun with the champions back on the training track and ready to rip in ahead of their season opener against the South Cairns Cutters in early April. Saints captain-coach Zac Kelly said morale ... [...]
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The Cairns PostJames Cook University staff brace for job cuts in CairnThe Cairns PostJCU staff in Cairns and Townsville have been told their positions are likely to be affected by a “change proposal” expected to be announced today. It is understood managers are trying to find savings of up to $8.5 million, and are targeting at least 30 ...and more [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns mayoral candidates debate key city projectsThe Cairns PostMr Brooks focused on his Connect Cairns team's plan to transform Cairns Regional Council into the first “zero emissions” regional local authority in Queensland and drive investment in renewable energy. Cr Manning proudly spoke of his team's track record. [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns star marks anniversaryThe Cairns PostBorn in the UK but raised in Cairns, he regularly returns to the Far North to perform and visit family. Andre first came to fame when he appeared on TV talent show New Faces at age 17 before Mysterious Girl launched his career worldwide. Now 42 but ...and more [...]
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Courier MailDavid Cairns denied permanent residency after discovering cancer diagnosis during routine medicalCourier MailUpon getting the necessary medical checks, a routine part of the permanent residency application process, a cancerous tumour was found on Mr Cairns chest — and his application and those of his wife and children were refused. “After months and months ... [...]
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