Eskies with engines - what could go wrong? The eyes of the nation were fixed on Port Douglas for the inaugural World Motorised Esky Racing Championships for Carnivale over the weekend. See how they went here.
Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk appears to prefer to risk a by-election in Cook rather than have an unpredictable Independent, Billy Gordon, who was dumped by the ALP for not disclosing to the party his prior convictions and the domestic violence order against him.
Two hunky stars of the hit TV show Bondi Rescue will join Miss World Australia Courtney Thorpe in filming a television special throughout Far North Queensland, including Port Douglas, Daintree and the Bloomfield Track.
Independent power producer Ratch Australia told a Senate committee in Cairns today that it expects to spend up to $90 million in the Tablelands region developing the Mount Emerald Wind Farm near Mareeba.