Cairns, Australia News
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7 hrs ago | Daily Star
It would have meant a 60-mile detour, which seemed a bit excessive in the hope it was named after something you drink with tonic.
12 hrs ago | Environmental News Network
Ecologists may be underestimating the impact of logging in old-growth tropical forests by failing to account for subtleties in how different animal groups respond to the intensity of timber extraction, argues a paper published today in the journal Current Biology.
16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
THEY were noticeably absent at their new boss's public welcoming ceremony yesterday - and most were conspicuously silent in the hours that followed.
16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
EVERY healthy, working-age adult in Australia's 200 indigenous townships who does not have a job or care for kids would have to do a work-like activity or have welfare payments cut off in a radical plan to end "sit-down money''.
17 hrs ago | Hotel Business
Hilton Worldwide will add a 237-room DoubleTree by Hilton in Cairns by fourth quarter, following the conversion of the Holiday Inn Cairns.
The Cairns Chamber of Commerce says all levels of government must coordinate to ensure there is not inconsistency or duplication between the Queensland Plan and Northern Australia White Paper.
A GIRAFFE in South Africa died when his head hit a highway overpass while being transported in a wide-open container.
Millions of Australians face losing control of their welfare payments if a dramatic new plan, proposed by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is adopted INFLUENTIAL Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson has backed the "healthy welfare card", saying it would drive "deep and profound change" for all disadvantaged Australians.
If you're heading south on the Mulligan Highway from Cooktown in Australia's Far North and turn off on to Shiptons Flat Rd towards Lion's Den Hotel , chances are you're going to the Lion's Den Hotel.
PREMIER Campbell Newman has revealed he is lobbying the Federal Government to consider basing more Australian Defence Force units in regional Queensland in a bid to help meet population targets contained within the Queensland Plan.
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In a Queensland first the State Government has transferred responsibility for delivering primary healthcare services to an Aboriginal community organisation.
The Newman government has achieved a level of accountability that's light years away from the era that spawned the Fitzgerald inquiry, Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney says.
A man who plunged seven floors from a Cairns high-rise casino hotel, smashing through a glass awning, may have been murdered, police say.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:04 pm
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