Bali death Cairns family want body home
THE family of a Cairns woman who died in Bali from suspected alcohol poisoning over the weekend has closed ranks as they struggle with their grief.
Daydream ‘Parts of the island are ruined’
UPDATE: Residents running low on drinking water have finally been permitted to venture outside in preparation for mass evacuation later today.
Queensland coast ‘Bloody mayhem’ hits Hamilton Island
SHOCKING images have revealed the devastation at cyclone-battered Hamilton Island as authorities scramble to assist holiday-makers.
Business Krispy Kreme comes to Cairns
DOUGHNUT industry heavyweight Krispy Kreme is coming to Cairns.
LATEST: More than 63,000 homes remain without power in north Queensland, with rising floodwaters cutting off entire communities and hampering efforts to re-connect the supply.
Crocodiles Port bid to shift big crocs
DOUGLAS Shire Council is demanding rangers be allowed to remove any crocodiles more than 2m long spotted at Port Douglas’ famously scenic beach.
Whitsunday coast ‘I’ll probably pack up and go now’
LATEST UPDATES: Our PM is saying ‘come and visit’ but the full horror of Cyclone Debbie is starting to sink in for one Whitsundays region resident who is preparing to walk away from his shattered business.
Weird and Wild
Cyclone Debbie LATEST: Little Aussie battler
LATEST: “Debbie” the cockatoo rescued by a Townsville Bulletin photographer is back on her tucker. She snatched a salada from Ando from the comfort of their Airlie Beach motel this morning.
Crocodiles Big croc lurks in fishing habitat
A LARGE crocodile has been spotted stalking a popular fishing spot in White Rock, not far from suburbia.
Mystery breakthrough Twist in mystery death of dancer
THERE has been a breakthrough in the mysterious case of a British exotic dancer who was found dead in a Melbourne strip club.
Cyclone Debbie ‘I just want to go home’
A DISTRESSED Melbourne woman said she hadn’t eaten in 24 hours, as a long-term resident said ferocity of storm is the last straw and he’s leaving
Pricey outfit Kate stuns in $10,000 lace dress
IF anyone is going to nail a designer dress, it’s the Duchess of Cambridge. She wore an emerald frock to a gala event - and it had a super-expensive price tag.
AN ICONIC suburban Anzac Day dawn service has been cancelled due to a lack of volunteers, leaving inner-city Cairns with no “true dawn service”.
TWO young Innisfail men will face the fight of their lives as they recover from a freak car explosion that left one of them engulfed in a ball of fire.
EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: Rangers were forced to remove the body of the crocodile that killed a popular Cairns spearfisherman after it resurfaced in the lower reaches of the Russell River. *Warning graphic images*
TALK about a hair-way to heaven... A Cairns hairdressing salon has decided to add a little spice to their Fridays in a spicy move set to turn heads.
AN INNISFAIL teenager who sold his tale of stupidity to a media organisation for a four-figure sum is being urged to donate the profits to those who came to his aid or conservation groups.
A KANIMBLA man killed by a crocodile while spear fishing has been remembered as a “top bloke” and mentor to aspiring underwater athletes in the Far North.