Accolades and tributes flow on Thursday Island

Two Torres Strait Island Police Support Officers (TSIPSO’s) were amongst the list of award recipients at the Torres Strait NAIDOC Award Ceremony on Thursday Island last Friday. Honorary Inspector Ned Mosby was rewarded for his long service to his community … Continue reading

And the winner is…

The 12 finalists are primping, preening and preparing for their night of nights and all are keen to find out who the 2013-2014 Far North District Police Officer of the Year will be! The winner will be announced at the … Continue reading

Snakes alive at Chilli Beach

Jeepers creepers what were they thinking? A day in the life of far northern police is never dull and no truer words were said when local Lockhart River police received information about a vehicle acting suspiciously in their area. Local … Continue reading

Police were all GO at the show!

Run off our feet again this year! We featured the ‘Share the Road’ campaign and encouraged all who attended to think about their driving and riding behaviour on our roads in an effort to make them a much safer place … Continue reading

Awards for our local Emergency Services and Community Members

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers and staff members were today presented with various awards in a ceremony at Cairns Regional Council. Individual award recipients were acknowledged for their contribution to their … Continue reading

McEntee ‘aka’ Mr June

Grab your Ball tickets now and find out who takes out the gong! With only a few weeks left till we find out who our over all Far North District Police Officer of the Year will be, The Rotary Club of Cairns … Continue reading

Refresh yourself and ‘Stay wider of the Rider’

All motorist would’ve studied up on their road rules when they initially went for their drivers licences. For some of us, that was many years ago! All motorists and road users are obliged to ensure they keep up to date with … Continue reading

Team effort arrests stolen vehicle numbers

Far North District police are cautiously optimistic that residents are now applying the hand brake on motor vehicle theft, following a marked reduction in the incidence of unlawful use of motor vehicle offences for the latest financial year. District vehicle … Continue reading

In the blink of an eye – Lisa’s story!

For everyone’s sake, please heed Lisa’s advice and SHARE THE ROAD! Life is good, but in the blink of an eye, it could be gone, or changed forever. Lisa Golding now 42-years-young hails from Victoria, but made Cairns her home … Continue reading

Cairns Weekend media wrap – Monday, July 14

Man charged over bogus ‘000’ calls, Cairns:  A 55-year-old Parramatta Park man was charged last night following an investigation into a series of hoax telephone calls to Cairns emergency services. It will be alleged that the man made a number … Continue reading

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