About Cairns Local News

Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland, is situated on the edge of the Coral Sea and 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 local 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.

From Mossman and Port Douglas to the north, and Cardwell to the south, Cairns Local News covers the stories that are of interest. Community, education, local government, entertainment, lifestyle, real estate, motoring and sport, Cairns Local News is your online 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 NewsLocal 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.