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HORN DEFEATS CORCORAN BY TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT TO DEFEND WORLD TITLE

Jeff Horn defends his WBO welterweight world title, beating British challenger Gary Corcoran by a technical knockout in the 11th round.

WOULD YOU STAY AT CLIVE PALMER'S RESORT FOR $415 A NIGHT?

Once regarded as one of south-east Queensland's most prestigious holiday venues, villas at the Clive Palmer-owned Coolum Resort are listed on Airbnb despite an occupant claiming the site is in disarray.

PETROL TANK EXPLODES CAUSING FIRE IN CAIRNS.

Firefighters battling a blaze at a Cairns metal recycling yard after a petrol tank exploded.

PETROL TANK EXPLOSION AT CAIRNS METAL RECYCLING PLANT 'BLEW THE BLINDS OFF'

Authorities will spend the night trying to extinguish an industrial fire caused by an exploding petrol tank in Cairns, urging people to avoid the area due to smoke.

MAKERSPACE CONCEPT BEING USED TO DEVELOP TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

A disability support services group in regional Queensland uses the new concept of makerspaces to design and build new products to assist people with disabilities.  

VIOLENT STORM DESTROYS CROPS AND PINEAPPLE PACKING SHED

Beerwah pineapple and macadamias farmers fear it could take years to recover from a wild storm that slammed into their properties, battering crops and buildings with cyclonic winds and damaging hail.

BEST DEALS ON HOTELS, RESORTS AND LOCAL ACCOMMODATIONS. COMPARE ALL THE TOP TRAVEL SITE PRICES AT THE SAME TIME!

At HotelsCombined, we know that booking accommodation online isn't easy, but we believe it should be. Having to trawl through a hundred websites looking at a thousand 'deals' can be overwhelming and complicated. At the end of the day, you just want to know you've booked the hotel that's right for you - at the best possible price. We saw the opportunity to do something about this. Since then we've been working hard to find you the best hotel deals.

City Information & Statistics

Cairns () is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. It is on the east coast of Far North Queensland. The city is the 5th-most-populous in Queensland and ranks 14th overall in Australia. Cairns was founded in 1876 and named after William Wellington Cairns, Governor of Queensland from 1875 to 1877. It was formed to serve miners heading for the Hodgkinson River goldfield, but declined when an easier route was discovered from Port Douglas. It later developed into a railhead and major port for exporting sugar cane, gold and other metals, minerals and agricultural products from surrounding coastal areas and the Atherton Tableland region. The estimated residential population of the Cairns urban area in 2015 was 147,993. Based on 2015 data, the associated local government area has experienced an average annual growth rate of 2.3% over the last 10 years. Cairns is a popular... View More Information at Wikipedia

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