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The Cairns PostCairns to take in $20m for Chinese New YearThe Cairns PostAirport aeronautic general manager Janice Antonson said China Eastern and Hong Kong airlines were operating about 100 Chinese New Year flights into Cairns with the potential to carry about 25,000 passengers with another 10,000 estimated to be arriving ...and more [...]
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The Cairns PostChinese New Year grows in popularity in CairnsThe Cairns PostThe Chinese New Year is becoming more popular in Cairns as the years go on, says Cairns local Lyndi Ma. Lyndi is close to the action, helping recruit volunteers for the festival. “It was big last year, but more want to be involved this year.” Lyndi and ... [...]
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The Cairns PostPolitical leaders urge Prime Minister to give Cairns patrol boat contractThe Cairns PostCairns community and business leaders are hoping for a commitment from the new Prime Minister on the lucrative 30-year contract to build up to 21 of the 40m patrol boats for Pacific Island countries. The tender for the boat replacement project isn't ... [...]
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The Cairns PostNRL star Macdonald hails Cairns 'family' ahead of blockbusterThe Cairns PostBorn in Port Moresby, the 21-year-old moved to Cairns as a youngster and says those friends remain just as much in his DNA as his parents sitting on the sideline. “They (my family) love it more than me,” he told The Cairns Post. “They are just proud of ... [...]
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The Cairns PostInterim report finds Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service acted “appropriately” over Herberton Hosital ...The Cairns PostCairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service chief executive Julie Hartley-Jones said last month that while not all seven deaths were believed to be due to hMPV, that was a particularly high number. A review was launched after concerns were raised ...Deadly hospital virus outbreak report releasedBrisbane TimesHospital not to blame for patient deathsCourier Mailall 6 [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns man charged with animal cruelty will enter a plea later this monthThe Cairns PostGraham Oakes, charged with two counts of animal cruelty after allegedly leaving his two dogs in a locked car in Cairns. PICTURE: MARC McCORMACK. A CAIRNS man charged with two counts of animal cruelty has fronted court this morning. Graham John ...Qld cruelty accused mourns dead dogYahoo7 Newsall 2 news articles [...]
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The Cairns PostStockland selling Cairns shopping centre due to high demandThe Cairns PostMr Schroder said “Stockland is anticipating a positive response from the market as Stockland Cairns shopping centre offers a very high quality stable of retailers, including more than 100 leading specialty shops, as well as big brands such as Target ... [...]
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The Cairns PostBackpackers weigh in on lockout debate in CairnsThe Cairns PostThe comments come after Queensland Tourism Industry Council chief executive Daniel Gschwind recently said Cairns could attract more backpackers if opening hours for licensed venues were reduced. “We have to give them a bit more credit for being just as ... [...]
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The Cairns PostTen ships with $6m bounty cruise into CairnsThe Cairns PostSix ships with nearly 5000 passengers and 2400 crew will spend at least the day at the Port of Cairns while a further five ships anchoring off Yorkeys Knob and Port Douglas with up to 9728 passengers and 3800 crew will spend a day at each destination. [...]
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The Cairns PostBusiness survey finds confidence drops in CairnsThe Cairns PostAdvance Cairns chairman Trent Twomey said Sunday was D-Day for both state and federal governments. He said Sunday marked 12 months since the ALP government won power in Queensland with promises to reduce youth unemployment not met as well ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns diesel fitter named in top eight apprentices in AustraliaThe Cairns PostA CAIRNS diesel fitter who has yearned to get grease and oil under his fingernails from a young age has been placed in the top eight of Hastings Deering's apprentices throughout Australia. Out of his personal protective equipment and neatly outfitted ... [...]
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The Cairns Post“Mind boggling” number of drug driving offences alarms Cairns magistrateThe Cairns PostA Cairns plumber was yesterday fined $400 and disqualified from driving for a month after pleading guilty to one count of drug driving. The court heard Joshua Michael Taranto, 26, was under the influence of an illegal drug when his car was stopped by ... [...]
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The RoarTownsville Crocodiles vs Cairns Taipans: Crocodiles win by 17, take season seriesThe RoarThe Townsville Crocodiles have sent the Cairns Taipans into the off-season with a demoralising 17 point loss at the Townsville Entertainment Centre. After being knocked out of finals contention last week, the Taipans looked for all money like they were ...Crocs cruise past CairnsTownsville BulletinNBL: Stronger Crocs humble TaipansThe Cairns Postall 3 news articles [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC LocalEarly lockout laws: Labor seeks support in Cairns, Townsville for alcohol-fuelled violence crackdownABC LocalQueensland's Attorney-General says she will not budge on the State Government's plans to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence. Yvette D'Ath was in Cairns and Townsville yesterday to spruik the Government's proposed lockout laws, pushing to call last drinks ...Attorney-General flies to Cairns ahead of lockout voteThe Cairns PostThere's no escape from lockout lawsCourier MailQld cabinet goes on regional lockout blitz9news.com.auall 13 news articles [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns schools evacuated after two bomb threatsThe Cairns PostEARLIER: TWO Cairns schools have been evacuated following bomb threats. Police have responded to reports that there may be bombs in both Caravonica Primary School and Trinity Bay High school. Officers are presently working with school staff to ...and more [...]
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The Cairns PostCouncil hopefuls outline plan to make Cairns 'plastic bag-free'The Cairns PostThe team's mayoral candidate Jim Brooks revealed he would push for Cairns to become “plastic bag free” if elected, while also ramping up the council's recycling program. The announcements were in response to Cairns Regional Council's latest State of ... [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns man found guilty of stealing money from tyre businessThe Cairns PostTears flowed for Mrs Abrahams as the verdict was read out in Cairns District Court yesterday, the 51-year-old guilty on three fraudrelated charges. She said the result vindicated her after the finger of blame for the theft was pointed at her by the ... [...]
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The Cairns PostAttorney-General flies to Cairns ahead of lockout voteThe Cairns PostMrs D'Ath said the laws to combat alcohol-fuelled violence would not “cost jobs” or “kill off tourism” in Cairns and an independent review would be ordered after two years. “More than a third of all assaults in Cairns over the past two years involved ...There's no escape from lockout lawsCourier MailQld cabinet goes on regional lockout blitz9news.com.auall 11 news articles [...]
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The Cairns PostCairns electrician loses licence over crash that left ex-cop in wheelchairThe Cairns PostThe Cairns Magistrates Court heard yesterday the former police and army officer and father-of-two remembers nothing of the crash, waking up five days later in a Brisbane hospital. Since then his face has required reconstruction and spinal injuries have ... [...]
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Sydney Morning HeraldWhat people learn from going bankruptSydney Morning HeraldAnother woman, Julie Ann Cairns also had a life-changing learning experience with money, though her lesson came from teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. She and her partner were running a successful company teaching people sharemarket and ... [...]
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