Latest Cairns, Queensland Stories

2012-03-19 23:03:17

Cairns Plumber, Chris Phillips, has brought his business online with the launch of a website, CairnsPlumber.com.

2012-01-18 08:00:00

Bobzio.com, a Cape San Blas Florida Vacation Rental home, homeexchange and service provider co-op, offers a free option for marketing vacation homes and travel oriented services to travelers.

2011-12-06 10:00:00

Timed with the Nobel Prize ceremony on December 10, 2011, Australian eco-tour company Small World Journeys has announced 2011 Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt will speak on several of their eclipse-related

2011-05-12 14:23:00

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 12, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Melissa Cairns today unveiled CairnsToys.com, a website that showcases their unique and hard-to-find toys, as well as provides internet shoppers with an alternative to the "shrink-wrapped" playtime experience.

2011-04-25 07:50:00

Douglas Cairns succeeded in flying his light plane to the North Pole and landing it there last week, setting a world speed record for a light, twin-engine piston aircraft.

2009-01-21 00:29:02

At least 167 cases of dengue fever, a dangerous and sometimes fatal mosquito-born illness, have been reported in Cairns on the northeast coast of Australia. Queensland health officials declared an epidemic Tuesday, The Brisbane Courier-Mail reported.

2006-03-23 17:56:24

TORONTO (Reuters) - Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Eric Cairns has been suspended for three games for a spearing incident against the Ottawa Senators, the league announced on Thursday.

2006-03-20 06:45:00

One of the most powerful cyclones to hit Australia in decades lashed the northern city of Cairns on Monday with winds of up to 290 kph (180 mph), ripping roofs off houses, uprooting trees and flattening crops.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.