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Local news for Cairns, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | Western morning News

Small Devon firm set for trade down under

An East Devon company is about to make a big impact on the world stage as it launches into the Australian and New Zealand markets for the first time.

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8 hrs ago | Anna.aero

Darwin Airport reports 5% traffic growth in FY2014; Malaysia Airlines drives international growth

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Malaysia,

12 hrs ago | ABC News

Slain woman's husband wins latest round of court fight

A man at the centre of a double murder mystery in far north Queensland has had another win against the Queensland Government.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

From the army to arpeggios: Corporal Carmen takes on La Boheme

Former infantry soldier Peter Carmen is one of more than 40 locals who will join Opera Queensland's Townsville performances of Puccini's La Boheme.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Australia, World News,

NEWS.com.au

Toddler killer's appeal rejected

A FORMER soldier who killed his partner's toddler son after inflicting a fractured skull, ruptured bowel and more than 50 bruises has lost his appeal.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sydney Star Observer

Drug-resistant gonorrhoea outbreak would likely hit gay community first

SEXUAL health expert warns an outbreak of drug-resistant gonorrhoea would be likely to hit Australia's gay community first, as Australian and New Zealand sexual health clinics go on alert.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, World News, Sydney, Australia Travel, Human Sexuality

NEWS.com.au

Now it's a triple threat to Reef's survival

MINING and farming aren't the only dangers to the Barrier Reef - a third threat is looming that could irreversible damage the natural wonder.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Fatal drug overdose crisis hits bush

RATES of fatal accidental overdoses in rural and regional Australia have more than doubled in a decade, overtaking those in capital cities.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel,

Sydney Star Observer

Queensland's north shines at Cairns Tropical Pride

Organisers have arranged over a week's worth of events in what they hope to be their biggest and best festival yet.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Cairns concert brings the big names for G20

The international spotlight will be on Cairns when the G20 comes to far north Queensland, but while high level financial negotiations take place, the artists of the region will be taking advantage of the media attention to show off their talents.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Why escapees broke back INTO jail

THREE men escaped from a Queensland correctional centre only to allegedly break back into the prison to pull off their cunning plan.

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ABC News

Banana quality more than skin-deep

Some supermarkets have responded by issuing advice to customers explaining a phenomenon known as 'winter greying', or under-peel chill, which is affecting bananas from Queensland's banana-growing heartland.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Life, Fruits, Food

NEWS.com.au

Isabel homes in on island getaway

SHE'S just completed five feature films so Hollywood-based actor Isabel Lucas is happy to be home in Queensland for some welcome relaxation.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Ocean Navigator

Cementing a repair

This past June the 48-foot Dutch-built sloop Stormvogel was on a passage from Port Villa, Vanuatu to Cairns, Australia, along with two companion vessels, Southern Star , a Nordhavn 47 and Oda , a 40-foot Bavaria.

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Benalla Ensign

From Puckapunyal to Uluru

Warrant Officer Class One Ray Doolan, Corporal Rhys Griggs, John Howard and Captain James Roe are the Puckapunyal Riders making the trek to Uluru to raise funds for prostate cancer.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oceania, Motorcycles,

NEWS.com.au

$8bn super-casino clears hurdle

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has warned that beheading executions, like that of American journalist James Foley, could happen here in Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel,

NEWS.com.au

I turned up volume to drown out screams

A MAN found standing on the street of a Queensland town with a case full of guns has been arrested.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

How Putin could foil our G20 ban

The task of protecting world leaders at Brisbane's G20 summit will be one of the biggest peacetime security operations in Australia's History.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Vladimir Putin

ABC News

Douglas Shire to gauge need for tougher croc removal scheme

A far north Queensland mayor says calls for a tougher crocodile removal scheme in the Port Douglas area will be discussed at a community information session this afternoon.

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Daily Mail

Key witness in Queensland murder case told how he went back to his...

'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)

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