Cairns, Australia Newswire

Cairns, Australia Newswire

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  1. Rabbitohs' Inglis likely to face CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Benalla Ensign

    South Sydney captain Greg Inglis is expected to make his long-awaited return from a broken thumb against Canberra this weekend after receiving the all-clear from club doctors. Inglis must receive one final clearance from his surgeon before taking the field but is tipped to make a timely NRL comeback for the injury-hit Rabbitohs.


  2. Worker falls seven metres to his death while working in James Cook University libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Harvey Weinstein accuser and #MeToo figurehead Asia Argento 'paid $380k hush money to costar who played her son when he was 7 and claims she sexually assaulted him in a hotel room when he was 17' Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen 'is under investigation for $20 million bank fraud' over loans to taxi companies owned by him and his family Disgraced USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar is moved to a new prison after being 'attacked by inmates when he was released into the general population' Omarosa accuses Trump of wanting to 'start a race war in this country' in latest jab at president, and claims she taped conversations because 'in Trump world, everybody lies' Teen is caught on camera viciously beating a dog with its leash, smearing feces in its face and throwing it to the ground Librans should pursue modelling while Leos are born to be CEOs: Astrologist reveals the perfect career for ... (more)


  3. Ultimate Guide: 'Scorpion' derby, family reunion in FFA Cup R16Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mercury

    The FFA Cup Round of 16 gets underway on Tuesday night with four blockbuster clashes before another four round out the action the following Wednesday. A-League outfits Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC headline the opening night action, with the latter heading north to take on Queensland outfit Cairns FC, while the former travels to take on APIA Leichhardt.


  4. Air conditioning contractor dies after falling 7m from vent at universityRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    A man in his 40s has died after suffering critical head injuries from a fall at James Cook University (JCU) campus in far north Queensland. The man was an air conditioning contractor who was carrying out maintenance work at JCU's Smithfield campus in Cairns.


  5. Honda in mix for FFA Cup cameo: MuscatRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Shepparton News Online

    Keisuke Honda appears unlikely to be risked in Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash on Tuesday night with coach Kevin Muscat set to take a cautious approach with the Japanese superstar. Honda was unveiled as the club's marquee signing last week and has begun training with his new teammates but Muscat is wary of blooding him too soon given the A-League season is still two months away.


  6. Anna Kooiman: Exploring the Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Exploring the Great Barrier Reef has been near the top of my Bucket List for a long time. If you have followed my work you know I am mad for travel.


  7. Motorbike pillion passenger critical, rider charged after north Queensland crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    A motorbike pillion passenger is fighting for life and the rider has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash in far-north Queensland on Saturday night. A 73-year-old Cairns man sustained critical head injuries when he fell off the motorbike about 8.50pm on Ray Road in Mareeba, about 60 kilometres west of Cairns.


  8. My beloved Reef: Four tales of love, loss and hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Illustrator Sue Pillans fell in love with the Reef when she was just 11 years old. She hopes paintings like this will make other children feel the same way.


  9. Jack of all sports: Madgen's Magpie journey a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Gene Madgen didn't really want Matt Rendell in his under-16s team. Their junior coach at Adelaide's Flinders Park in the mid 1970s had labelled Rendell "the next Barrie Robran", but all Gene and his teammates saw was a "real skinny kid", who had been pushed up an age group based on potential.


  10. Katter sorry for hurt over Muslim ban callRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Benalla Ensign

    Bob Katter says he's sorry Muslims in his Queensland electorate feel betrayed by his support for a ban on Muslim immigration amid calls for Labor to stop helping him with preferences. Cane farmer Abdul Ghani Mohammed said he'll have a go at Mr Katter, who he considered a friend, for praising Katter's Australian Party Senator Fraser Anning's controversial maiden speech calling for the ban.


  11. NBL heads to Nine in new broadcast dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | The Age

    Channel Nine will screen two live NBL games each week as part of a three-year partnership with the league. Nine will show live games on Saturday and Sunday at 3pm on their 9Go! channel with talks continuing for Fox Sports to show all NBL games live.


  12. 'We feel betrayed': Katter backs anti-immigration stance despite helping local Imam extend visaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Islamic leaders from Bob Katter's north Queensland electorate say they are dismayed he has adopted a hard-line stance against Muslim immigration, saying he only just recently helped a local imam with a visa extension. Long-term Muslims in Katter's electorate say they feel betrayed by him, and question "who is the real Bob?" The Katter's Australian Party federal leader this week threw his support behind his senator Fraser Anning's controversial maiden speech , which praised the White Australia policy and called for a Muslim immigration ban.


  13. Teen para-swimmer from Moncton breaks records, wins medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | CBC News

    Moncton swimmer Danielle Dorris shows off the four medals she won at the Pan Pacific Para-Swimming Championships in Cairns, Australia.


  14. Qld tennis coach avoids jail for match-fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Benalla Ensign

    A former Queensland professional tennis player who helped fix a tennis match and supplied drugs to his friends has avoided spending time behind bars. Isaac Frost, 29, was on Thursday sentenced in Brisbane Magistrates Court to 220 hours of community service after pleading guilty to one charge of match-fixing and seven drug-related offences.


  15. Origin is back in black, but shareholders miss outRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The Age

    Origin Energy has returned to profit thanks to the rise in wholesale electricity prices and LNG demand, but shareholders will still have to wait before they can hope for a dividend. The energy company said on Thursday it made a net profit of $283 million in the year to June 30, having posted a stunning $2.05 billion loss in the previous year.


  16. Team USA Brings Home 65 Medals From Pan Pacific Para Swimming ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Team USA put on a show in Cairns, Australia, for the 2018 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships, which was held Aug. 9-13. The team, comprised of 15 women and five men, took home 65 medals, including 33 gold, 19 silver and 13 bronze.


  17. Make it a full set of medals for Newfoundland's Katarina Roxon at Pan ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Telegram

    Katraina Roxon wears the three medals - gold, silver and bronze - she won over the past week at 2018 Pan Pacific Para swimming championships in Cairns, Australia. - Twitter The 25-year-old from Kippens won a bronze medal as part of Canada's 4x100 freestyle relay team on the final day of competition at the 2018 Pan Pacific Para swimming championships at Cairns, on Australia's northeast coast.


  18. 'Like acid splashed in your eyes': Swimmer's vision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | ABC News

    A Queensland swimmer has suffered "horrible pain" and damage to his eyes after applying a recalled anti-fog gel to the inside of his goggles. Darren Lydeamore, who spent three days in hospital, had no idea that Zoggs Australia had recalled the faulty product, and his treating doctor said given the seriousness of his injuries, the recall should have been more strongly worded and better publicised.


  19. Marathon legend helping to connect remote runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Sydney Morning Herald

    But one night when working as a waiter at a function in Cairns, he saw a young woman graduate from the Indigenous Marathon Project, an initiative of world champion Robert de Castella. Inspired to join, Mr Cora has since become a graduate himself, completing the New York City marathon that 12 IMP runners race in each year.


  20. Australia's marine parks hang in the balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Crikey

    The government's upcoming decision whether to maintain the sanctity of 44 Australian marine parks will dictate more than just the fate of a fragile ecosystem, it will impact the viability of the industries that rely on them. Next Thursday will be an important milestone for Australia's marine protection, as parliament decides whether to keep in place 44 new marine parks around Australia's vast coastline, or chuck them all in and start from scratch.