Eddie Mabo’s grandsons among crew on historic tall ship, teaching seafaring history | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Eddie Mabo’s grandsons among crew on historic tall ship, teaching seafaring history | ABC News” – below is their description. A 75-year-old tall ship has sailed into cairns to start a new voyage as a tourist boat under indigenous ownership. The Derwent Hunter has been used to … Read more Eddie Mabo’s grandsons among crew on historic tall ship, teaching seafaring history | ABC News

Tom Drury is skateboarding from Melbourne to Cairns for charity | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Tom Drury is skateboarding from Melbourne to Cairns for charity | ABC News” – below is their description. Tom Drury from Broken Hill in far West NSW is skateboarding up the east coast from Melbourne to Cairns to raise money to share his love of the sport … Read more Tom Drury is skateboarding from Melbourne to Cairns for charity | ABC News

Skateboarding an ‘insane’ 4,000km across Australia – BBC News

BBC News published this video item, entitled “Skateboarding an ‘insane’ 4,000km across Australia – BBC News” – below is their description. During lockdown last year, Tom Dury hatched a plan to skateboard 4,000km (2,500 miles) from Melbourne to Cairns. The Australian – who goes by the name Gordy – is now nine weeks into the … Read more Skateboarding an ‘insane’ 4,000km across Australia – BBC News

Thousands of Queenslanders face unemployment as end of JobKeeper looms | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Thousands of Queenslanders face unemployment as end of JobKeeper looms | ABC News” – below is their description. More than 8,000 people in Cairns are expected to lose their JobKeeper wage subsidy payments in coming days, in what is expected to be yet another major blow to … Read more Thousands of Queenslanders face unemployment as end of JobKeeper looms | ABC News

COVID-19: Flights from Papua New Guinea to Australia suspended as virus crisis grows | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Flights from Papua New Guinea to Australia suspended as virus crisis grows | 7NEWS” – below is their description. Australia is suspending flights from Papua New Guinea into Cairns amid a worsening coronavirus crisis off-shore. From midnight on Wednesday, all passenger flights from PNG into Cairns will … Read more COVID-19: Flights from Papua New Guinea to Australia suspended as virus crisis grows | 7NEWS

Scott Morrison outlines Australia’s aid to the COVID-19 crisis in Papua New Guinea | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Scott Morrison outlines Australia’s aid to the COVID-19 crisis in Papua New Guinea | ABC News” – below is their description. Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia will be providing support to Papua New Guinea following a dramatic increase in the number of cases in recent days. … Read more Scott Morrison outlines Australia’s aid to the COVID-19 crisis in Papua New Guinea | ABC News

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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “| The World” – below is their description. Papua New Guinea is facing a growing crisis as its second wave of coronavirus threatens to overwhelm medical services in the nation. The situation has also seen Cairns Hospital declare a “code yellow” emergency, as they treat an influx … Read more | The World

Cairns Hospital declares ‘code yellow’ emergency after influx of COVID patients from PNG | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Cairns Hospital declares ‘code yellow’ emergency after influx of COVID patients from PNG | ABC News” – below is their description. An internal emergency has been declared in one of Queensland’s major hospitals. The “code yellow” was announced in Cairns where staff are struggling to cope with … Read more Cairns Hospital declares ‘code yellow’ emergency after influx of COVID patients from PNG | ABC News

Queensland holidaymakers to receive voucher bonus | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Queensland holidaymakers to receive voucher bonus | 7NEWS” – below is their description. Queenslanders will get a holiday gift to the tune of $200, as the government tries to kick start a tourism revival in the Far North. 15,000 travel vouchers are on offer to spend in the … Read more Queensland holidaymakers to receive voucher bonus | 7NEWS

Queensland Premier announces tourism boost for Far North | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Queensland Premier announces tourism boost for Far North | 7NEWS” – below is their description. The Queensland Government has announced a new program to boost tourism in the tropics. Cairns Holiday Dollars will encourage Queenslanders to head north to experience everything the region has to offer. Premier Annastacia … Read more Queensland Premier announces tourism boost for Far North | 7NEWS

Cairns local moves a large lizard out of a shopping centre | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Cairns local moves a large lizard out of a shopping centre | 7NEWS” – below is their description. It’s not every day a Cairns local has to wrangle a reptile out of a local shopping centre. James Boettcher was enjoying a burger when the lizard ran past and … Read more Cairns local moves a large lizard out of a shopping centre | 7NEWS

Meet the goanna who visited a Cairns shopping centre | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Meet the goanna who visited a Cairns shopping centre | 7NEWS” – below is their description. It doesn’t get much more Aussie. A bloke, in shorts and thongs, enjoying his smoko when a hungry goanna enters the picture. So he picks it up the tail and moves it … Read more Meet the goanna who visited a Cairns shopping centre | 7NEWS

Former childcare centre director jailed over boy’s death | 7NEWS

7NEWS Australia published this video item, entitled “Former childcare centre director jailed over boy’s death | 7NEWS” – below is their description. A former childcare centre director has been jailed over the death of a three year old boy, who was left inside a minibus on a hot Cairns day. The little boy’s mother broke … Read more Former childcare centre director jailed over boy’s death | 7NEWS

Cairns region tourism operators anxious at impending JobKeeper end | The Drum

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Cairns region tourism operators anxious at impending JobKeeper end | The Drum” – below is their description. What happens when a tourism town runs out of tourists? With the COVID pandemic shutting international borders – and state borders changing frequently – it’s a challenge Cairns, and the … Read more Cairns region tourism operators anxious at impending JobKeeper end | The Drum

How does a tourism town rebuild with no tourists? Special episode | The Drum

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “How does a tourism town rebuild with no tourists? Special episode | The Drum” – below is their description. SPECIAL EPISODE: What does returning to ‘normal’ mean for different parts of the country? Tonight The Drum is in the sunny city of Cairns. We’ll talk vaccine roll … Read more How does a tourism town rebuild with no tourists? Special episode | The Drum