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  • Boaties blasted over binned beacons

    Drop it into Battery World - not the bin!

    Local Search and Rescue authorities are expressing frustration with local boaties who are needlessly wasting search and rescue resources by disposing of expired Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBS) in the rubbish.

  • Parenting Beyond Violence – 6 week program

    The Cairns Regional Domestic Violence Service is now taking bookings for their free parenting program commencing on October 27.

  • Indigenous Cadets take aim at a career in policing

    ICP members and their mentors ready to undertake training at the North QLD Police Academy.

    On Monday, September 29, the Queensland Police Service’s new Indigenous Cadets hip Program (ICP) commenced at the North Queensland Police Academy.

  • Ride ‘em cowboy! – Rodeo to descend on Yarrabah

    Hang in there mate!

    It’ll be all Akubra hats, Wrangler jeans and RM Williams boots this weekend as the Yarrabah Rodeo kicks up the dust following a 50 year hiatus.

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  • Cairns overnight media wrap – Thursday, October 2

    Have you seen George Baggott?

    Missing person, Kuranda:  Police are calling for assistance from the community in an effort to locate a man missing from his Kuranda address for almost two weeks.

  • Cairns overnight media wrap – Wednesday October 1

    Drug charges, Mount Sheridan:  Cairns CIB detectives charged a 33-year-old Mount Sheridan man yesterday following ongoing investigations into alleged drug offences.

  • Cairns overnight media wrap

    Theft and fraud charges, Cairns:  Detectives from the Cairns Property Crime Squad charged a 22-year-old Mount Sheridan man yesterday following investigations into the alleged theft of mobile phones, computer tablets and associated equipment from an inner city hostel in late March.

  • Weekend media wrap – Monday, September 29

    Rape incident, Woree: A 20-year-old Woree man has been charged following the alleged rape of a woman at a Charlotte Close residential unit in the early hours of Saturday morning.

  • Overnight media wrap – Friday September 26

    Property and assault charges, Cairns: Cairns Property Crime Squad officers charged a 15-year-old White Rock youth yesterday afternoon following investigations into a number of property offences in the Cairns area in March as well as an assault incident in Townsville in August.

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