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Far North Queensland's lagging when it comes to Covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses Cairns lags behind, sitting around 64%, same goes for the Tablelands.

Far North Queensland's lagging when it comes to Covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses Cairns lags behind, sitting around 64%, same goes for the Tablelands.

03:48

10 Aug 22

Calls for Federal Government to address issues around lung cancer

A new report is calling on the Albanese Government to address key gaps in prevention, diagnosis and outcomes.

Calls for Federal Government to address issues around lung cancer

A new report is calling on the Albanese Government to address key gaps in prevention, diagnosis and outcomes.

02:17

10 Aug 22

Fuel prices expected to go up across Far North Queensland

With the price of unleaded dropping to its lowest point since late April, drivers are being warned to fill up when they can.

Fuel prices expected to go up across Far North Queensland

With the price of unleaded dropping to its lowest point since late April, drivers are being warned to fill up when they can.

02:18

9 Aug 22

Queensland nurses under the pump warn of burnout

Secretary Beth Mohle from the Union says if the government doesn't intervene now, the flow on affects to get nursing students into the profession could be dire.

Queensland nurses under the pump warn of burnout

Secretary Beth Mohle from the Union says if the government doesn't intervene now, the flow on affects to get nursing students into the profession could be dire.

03:49

9 Aug 22

King tides expected from tonight across Cairns

This warning will be in place until Sunday with tide levels peaking on Thursday night at 3.38 metres.

King tides expected from tonight across Cairns

This warning will be in place until Sunday with tide levels peaking on Thursday night at 3.38 metres.

02:18

9 Aug 22

Future GP's encouraged to train in regional communities

The RACGP is now encouraging future GP's to train in rural and remote communities in a bid to fill shortages. 

Future GP's encouraged to train in regional communities

The RACGP is now encouraging future GP's to train in rural and remote communities in a bid to fill shortages. 

02:17

8 Aug 22

The next Covid wave expected around Christmas

Our chief health officer says while the peak of the third covid wave in the state has passed another one is likely before the end of the year.

The next Covid wave expected around Christmas

Our chief health officer says while the peak of the third covid wave in the state has passed another one is likely before the end of the year.

03:49

8 Aug 22

FNQ Emergency Services Charity Gala Ball deemed a success

Saturday night saw a near 900 guests attend the Far North Queensland Emergency Services Charity Gala Ball.

FNQ Emergency Services Charity Gala Ball deemed a success

Saturday night saw a near 900 guests attend the Far North Queensland Emergency Services Charity Gala Ball.

02:19

8 Aug 22

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon reopens following maintenance

Works included repairs and upgrades to the pools surface, lighting, pump system and amenities.

Cairns Esplanade Lagoon reopens following maintenance

Works included repairs and upgrades to the pools surface, lighting, pump system and amenities.

02:17

7 Aug 22

Alleged shooter to face Court today

A man accused of shooting dead three people on a property in Bogie is expected in court this morning.

Alleged shooter to face Court today

A man accused of shooting dead three people on a property in Bogie is expected in court this morning.

03:48

7 Aug 22

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