Sending your kids to an exclusive private school might turn out to be a waste of money in the light of new research that shows they won't, on average, earn more in the workforce than their publicly-educated peers.
Australia's got plenty of mines but only one Great Barrier Reef, and a develop-at-all-costs attitude by government and the private sector endangers a natural wonder that millions come to see every year.
Rumours are flying that the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie will be filmed in Far North Queensland, with councils and tourism organisations alike trying to maximise Douglas Shire's attractiveness to producers.
There's finally an end in sight to everyone's least favourite roadworks - the Department of Transport has said that final sealing operations to works on Port Douglas Road should be finished within a week.
The combined Sunset in the Park Father’s Day Picnic event at Rex Smeal Park on Sunday was a great success, with families and music lovers turning out to enjoy fun, games and laid-back local music all day and well into the night.