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About Cairns Local News

Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland, situated on the edge of the Coral Sea is renowned for its cosmopolitan lifestyle as well as thriving business and tourism industries. It's modern and stylish with elegant restaurants, shops and nightlife.

Cairns Local News is a new and fiercely independent newspaper, publishing every Friday (except Good Friday).

Local people, local stories is what you will find in each edition of Cairns Local News, the stories and personalities of the region. From Mossman and Port Douglas to the north, and Innisfail to the south, Cairns Local News covers the stories that are of interest. Sport, community, education, local government, lifestyle, real estate, motoring and travel, Cairns Local News is your daily source of news and entertainment.

Although publishing once a week, with a circulation of 13,000, Cairns Local News also hosts a full up-to-the-moment news platform, keeping you informed on what is important in our region.

Cairns Local News, Local people, local stories.

News for the people by the people who live in and love our community, and best of all, there’s no paywall to our website. All our news is free to read and share.