ACCC petrol probe to shift to CairnsThe consumer watchdog is set to zone in on petrol prices in the far north Queensland city of Cairns.The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says Cairns' petrol prices are among the highest in Queensland. The consumer watchdog is set to zone in on petrol prices in the far north Queensland city of Cairns. Photo: Glenn Hunt The average unleaded petrol price was 146.4 cents per litre (cpl) in 2014-15, which was 12.3 cpl higher than prices in major cities including Sydney and Brisb..>> view original
Queensland Liberal MPs anger after defence decision to spurn Cairns
Shipbuilder Austal pledges service work for patrol boats in CairnsBusinessShipbuilder Austal pledges service work for patrol boats in CairnsApril 19, 2016 10:39amNick DaltonThe Cairns Post>> view original
Search for missing Cairns manCrime And JusticeSearch for missing Cairns manApril 19, 2016 11:01amGrace MasonThe Cairns Post>> view original
C-bomb: Pyne referred to Ethics Committee
Construction on long-awaited $4 million Cairns aquarium tank takes ...BusinessConstruction on long-awaited $4 million Cairns aquarium tank takes shapeApril 19, 2016 5:00amNick AnsellThe Cairns Post>> view original
a peacekeeper as Germany recoveredWoree resident Jim Clark served as a Peacekeeper in Germany at the end of World War II. Jim Clark holds the Peace coin from the ANZAC to Afghanistan official 2016 coin collection. PICTURE: BRENDAN RADKERECOVERING from Allied bombings in 1945, the German city of Hamm was home to Cairns man Jim Clark as the United Nations strived to create calm in a post-war peacekeeping campaign.Mr Clark, a former Scottish army reserve soldier who now lives a quiet life at a retirement home in Woree, travelled to..>> view original
Cairns teens give back through expression in danceNathaniel Murray and Jeremy Ward from CYPHER rehearse their moves on the Cairns esplanade before the Block party. PICTURE: ANNA ROGERSKIDS as young as five did battle in hip-hop dance-offs at the Block Party in Cairns yesterday.The philosophy behind the National Youth Week event, which attracted more than 200 mostly teenagers to the Cairns Recreation Centre, was to give young people the opportunity to feel like they were contributing to the community.Linda Butler, from Block Party, said regular ..>> view original
teen has sights on career up in cloudsSt Monica's Year 12 student Soraya Klaassen, meets with army Captain Samantha Palmer and air force Squadron Leader Amanda Gosling who are in the north looking at recruits to join the Defence forces. PICTURE: MARC McCORMACKSORAYA Klaassen has high ambitions.The senior high school student was one of just six teenagers hand-picked from schools across north Queensland to attend a testing day at the defence force recruiting centre in Cairns yesterday.The Dare to Defy Gravity program gives potential r..>> view original
High Court Seeks Government's Reply On Cairn's Plea Against Tax ...New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought government's response on a plea challenging Rs 20,495 crore tax demand slapped on Cairn India by the Income Tax Department for allegedly failing to pay taxes on gains made by its former parent firm in a share transfer transaction eight years ago. A bench of Justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva also issued notice to the concerned ministry seeking its reply by August 4 on Cairn India Ltd's (CIL) plea against the IT department's demand. C..>> view original
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