The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is conducting its fourth regional petrol market study in Cairns after pressure from the RACQ and state and federal politicians.
Lee Freestone, 37, faced the Cairns Magistrates Court yesterday, the day after being arrested at his Smithfield home for allegedly trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs.
“When the international airport came to Cairns I thought, 'Well, this is my chance',” Mr Mellick said. “I wanted to sell better clothing having seen the nice stuff people were wearing in cities all over the world.
“Snake bites easily turn bad quickly so we moved pretty quickly to get him back to Cairns Hospital,” Mr Hoare said. “It sounded like he got a pretty decent bite.
Data released by Cairns Airport this week shows about 43,000 passengers travelled through the international terminal last month, marking a 13.3 per cent rise from June last year.
It comes as Cairns Regional Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads confirm they are investigating security upgrades to the site including lighting, CCTV and trimming overhead trees.
Second on the list was talking or sending text messages from mobile phones behind the wheel, followed by increasing speed while being overtaken.
James Cook University this week welcomed 500 new students, including 95 international students, to the Smithfield campus as semester two gets into progress.
The Queensland Tourism Investment Guide has not included the multibillion-dollar development at Yorkeys Knob in a list of investment projects in the Cairns region, which includes the Cairns Airport redevelopment, the Cairns Shipping Development Project ...
The Turnbull Government pledged $120 million over the next 10 years to upgrade the HMAS Cairns naval base with a further $300 million in the following decade.
Weapon and drug charges, Cairns CBD: A 33-year-old Bungalow man was charged yesterday afternoon following a traffic intercept on the Cairns Esplanade. Police intercepted his vehicle at around 3pm and observed a sheath strapped to his forearm.
Lee Freestone, 37, faced Cairns Magistrates Court this morning facing four charges including drug trafficking. It is alleged he was a kingpin in the syndicate which was involved in trafficking illicit substances including methylamphetamine, cocaine and ...
UPDATE: A COUPLE reported missing in Cape York yesterday have been located safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and public for their assistance.
Cairns Regional Council and Douglas Shire Council have suggested improvements to permanent and temporary signage warning locals and visitors about crocodile danger across the Far North.
Cairns Supreme Court Justice Jim Henry conceded he would be “kidding myself” if he thought there was anything he could say to deter Sebastien Julien Daquin, 37, from offending again, with a criminal history stretching back to his teens and mainly ...
Caroline de Costa is professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at James Cook University's College of Medicine in Cairns, and an advocate for abortion law reform.
A teen discovered hiding in a hot water system cupboard has been charged with property offences allegedly committed over several months.
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Australian Border Force deputy commissioner Michael Outram, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Rear Admiral Peter Laver, RAN, Commander Maritime Border Command during press conference in Cairns. PICTURE: ...
Yesterday, Cairns councillors approved a request from the organisers behind Cairns Annual White Party - Illumination, to have the option of having up to 10 per cent of their tickets sold at the gate.
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The 30-year-old Cairns North man was allegedly driving a stolen car when it collided with another car at the intersection of Olsen Avenue and Parklands Drive, Parkwood, at about 8:50pm.