CAIRNS RHEUMATOLOGIST DAVID BOSSINGHAM RETIRES AFTER 22 YEARS IN FNQ

Unless you or someone you know has needed the services of a rheumatologist, chances are you have no idea what they do. Rheumatology is a medical specialty dealing with problems of the joints, soft tissue, and some auto-immune diseases. The main reason people go to […]

HELENE'S OFFICE IS THE POINT END OF A DASH-8 AIRCRAFT

FNQ AVIATOR AUTHOR HELENE YOUNG LAUNCHES NEW NOVEL – SAFE HARBOUR

For about three years now I’ve been following the rising literary fortunes of far north Queensland author and pilot Helene Young. In a commendably short time she’s produced five really good mystery romance novels, drawing themes and characters from every day life in tropical Queensland. […]

THE RUSTY REES STORY IN BOOK FORM

WHO IS RUSTY? THE MAN THE CAIRNS MARKET IS NAMED AFTER

It’s been  a Cairns landmark since the early 1970s.  Rusty’s Market is one of the best reasons to head into the CBD. Fresh fruit and vegies, and much more, is on offer every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. I’ve lived in far north Queensland for 13 […]

POWER TO THE PNG PEOPLE – WITH HELP FROM A CAIRNS SAILOR

Hans Clemmensen is setting out across the Coral Sea again this year aboard his sailing boat SV Seagoon. He’s bound for the eastern end of Papua New Guinea, a journey he’s made from Cairns many times before. Despite the sometimes challenging sea and sailing conditions, […]