header nav1

Cairns News

Wednesday November 14, 2018

Loading Icon
Tropical Urbanism to Create More High Rises in Cairns
Zoning
Friday July 31 2015

Tropical Urbanism to Create More High Rises in Cairns

The Cairns Regional Council hopes that "tropical urbanism" will help to better accommodate a rapidly expanding population and reduce the need for suburban sprawl.

Queensland Govt Change May Delay $8b Cairns Casino
Commercial
Thursday February 5 2015

Queensland Govt Change May Delay $8b Cairns Casino

A change of government in Queensland could delay plans to build an $8 billion mega-resort and casino in Cairns.

Cairns Hotels Cash in on Tourism Boom
Strata
Monday November 17 2014

Cairns Hotels Cash in on Tourism Boom

As the tourism sector in Australia recovers, hotels throughout Tropical North Queensland and Cairns in particular are cashing in, using higher levels of occupancy and demand...

Cairns Council Releases Guide to Tropical Home Design
Residential
Friday August 22 2014

Cairns Council Releases Guide to Tropical Home Design

Architect and writer Steve Mouzon calls the recent era of homebuilding the “thermostat age” because buildings depend on machines for heating and cooling, rather than good...

Earthy Move For New Cairns Aquarium’s Tectonic Facade
Commercial
Wednesday May 14 2014

Earthy Move For New Cairns Aquarium’s Tectonic Facade

A tectonic façade that symbolises the movement of the earth will serve as the iconic architectural feature of the new Cairns Aquarium and Research Centre.

Support Mounts for Highway Connecting Melbourne to Cairns
Civil
Tuesday May 6 2014

Support Mounts for Highway Connecting Melbourne to Cairns

A proposal to build a complete inland highway connecting Melbourne to Cairns is garnering strong political support as the Bruce Highway becomes increasingly congested and hazardous....

Cairns Could Become ‘Hot Spot’ Casino Destination
Strata
Tuesday August 6 2013

Cairns Could Become ‘Hot Spot’ Casino Destination

Australia has seen several casino proposals in the last year with the latest being a $4.2 billion Macau-inspired resort and casino for Northern Queensland.