Former New Zealand Prime Minister Robert Muldoon once remarked that Kiwi immigration to Australia would 'raise the IQ of both countries'. Given the comparison between the Scottish and English economies, the same might be true when unemployed Englishmen flood past the ruins of Hadrian's Wall.
The benefits of a Pirates of the Caribbean film being shot in Port Douglas go beyond just being able to catch a glimpse of Johnny Depp in person. Check out what the region's peak tourism body has to say about it.
Suncorp Insurance is funding a study by James Cook University into what types of homes stand up to cyclones, with the insurer claiming the research will lead to lowered premiums for Far North Queensland residents.
As the Ebola outbreak spreads in West Africa and drug-resistant tuberculosis continues to run rampant in Papua New Guinea, Cairns Hospital officials are maintaining that there is little risk of either disease taking root in Far North Queensland.
Consultant Pat Flanagan spoke at a Douglas Chamber of Commerce meeting yesterday to set the record straight about the facts and figures of the proposed Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort at Yorkey's Knob.