Council Chief joins conga line to the exits

THE hunt is on for the city’s next top public servant as Cairns joins other Far North councils in the post-election chief executive killing season.

Health Hospital under pump from tourism

Hospital under pump from tourism

A BUMPER tourist season has led to critical patient levels at Cairns Hospital, with the hospital’s cardiac ward filling up with holidaymakers.

Industry Nova towers anticipation builds

Nova towers anticipation builds

THE much-anticipated $550 million Nova development in the Cairns CBD is edging closer with parent company Aspial launching marketing for the project.

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5000 Jobs Dive in for travel industry career

NEWS Corp’s 5000 Jobs in 50 Days campaign is coinciding with an increase in tourism numbers and the city’s employers are coming on board.

Health Hospital under pump from tourism

Hospital under pump from tourism

A BUMPER tourist season has led to critical patient levels at Cairns Hospital, with the hospital’s cardiac ward filling up with holidaymakers.

Environment Spurred on by a job that’s just nuts

Spurred on by a job that’s just nuts

THE sight of people dangling from coconut trees will become much more common over the next few weeks as arborists get busy denutting the region’s coconut trees.

Racing Personality key to fashions

Personality key to fashions

FASHION-forward racegoers will have the chance to showcase their personal style trackside for the first time at this year’s Cairns Amateurs Carnival.

Superyachts Red tape sinks superyacht visits

Red tape sinks superyacht visits

STATE Treasurer Curtis Pitt is calling for an urgent review of charter restrictions which he says is constricting the multi-million dollar superyacht sector.

Cairns Gone Wild Feathered fiend gone

AN ELDERLY pet owner whose small dog has been harassed several times by a cassowary says he is relieved the aggressive bird has been removed from his Innisfail neighbourhood.

Animals Survivor gives judges paws for thought

A CAIRNS clinic cat has missed out on a prestigious award by a whisker.

Twisted switch Acid attack at Sydney sex club

AN ADULT entertainment venue has been targeted in a twisted attack in which lubricant was switched with acid.

Party games Turnbull ‘gone within 18 months’

ARE you sitting comfortably, Australia? Labor’s Sam Dastyari claims Tony Abbott is positioning himself to challenge Malcolm Turnbull for the Liberal leadership.

Bali murder Connor accused of burning evidence

BALI police have alleged that Australian mother-of-two Sara Connor burned the personal items belonging to the officer who was found dead on Kuta Beach.

Rap star Is this Tupac? Selfie divides fans

A NEW photo claims to show rap megastar Tupac Shakur alive — 20 years after he was supposedly gunned down in Vegas.