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Cairns business ‘Scamwatch’ alert

One local Cairns businessman called police this week to alert us to the fact that he was approached by an Irishman on Saint Patricks Day (please keep reading as this is not the start of a joke). The man with … Continue reading

Police ready to take action on out-of-control parties in the Far North

Organisers of parties and events in the Far North are on notice with police now enforcing new Out-of-Control Event Legislation passed in parliament last week. The legislation was developed to crack down on wild suburban parties that often lead to … Continue reading

Will opportunists spoil your New Year?

The New Year season is almost upon us and it’s now that time of year to spend valuable time with friends, family and loved ones.  It can also be a great time to reflect on the events of the past … Continue reading

Vehicle Watch – October 14

Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a number of vehicles stolen throughout the Far North.  Keys, mobile phones and cash have also been stolen after thieves gained entry to homes and easily located car keys in plain view. Ask yourself,  “Where are my car … Continue reading

Cairns overnight media wrap

Update – taxi driver assault, Manunda:  Police charged two men yesterday following investigations into the alleged assault of a taxi driver on Martyn Street early yesterday morning.  The men, aged 18 and 25 and both of Manunda, were charged with … Continue reading

Locals encouraged to nominate local police for district award

The Cairns Post, Tourism Tropical North Queensland and the Far North Police District have joined forces with Rotary to launch the Far North District Police Officer of the Year Award 2013/2014 Residents are able to nominate Queensland Police Officers they … Continue reading

Regional restructure introduces our new Assistant Commissioner Clem O’Regan

July 1 brings with it a new age of policing with the Queensland Police Service adopting regional restructure throughout the state. Northern Region Assistant Commissioner Clem O’Regan spent his morning speaking with local journalists about the regional restructure and how the changes will … Continue reading

Cairns Airport Adventure Festival update

Final preparations are underway for the running of a number of key events this weekend as part of the 2013 Cairns Airport Adventure Festival . This Friday will see the running of the The Cairns Post Run for Cairns which will require the closure … Continue reading

MyPolice Cairns updates and tips on how to use this Blog Site!

The Cairns Police District Crime Prevention team have been extremely busy posting alerts and information articles for www.mypolice.qld.gov.au Just alone in November, the Cairns MyPolice website saw in excess of 34,000 internet hits on our blog, with a tally of some … Continue reading

Mobile phone offences targeted as part of the ‘Fatal Five’

Local police will continue to conduct high visibility patrols as part of the annual Christmas Road Safety Campaign throughout the state. The traditional ‘Fatal Four’ causes of serious and fatal traffic crashes, which included speeding, drink/drug driving, seatbelts and fatigue … Continue reading

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POLICE RECRUITING 1300 BE A COP

Are you interested in joining the QLD Police Service?

Then consider attending one of our FREE Cairns Police Careers Seminars where District Recruiting Officers will explain what is required and you will have an opportunity to find out what it's like at the Academy and in the job by First Year Constables.

Bookings are essential by calling POLICE RECRUITING 1300 BE A COP or online at www.policerecruit.com.au


NEXT CAIRNS SEMINAR DATES:


6.30pm - 8pm Cairns PCYC, McNamara Street, Manunda
May 14
June 11
August 6
October 1
November 12
December 10

6.30pm - 8.00pm Edmonton PCYC, 10-20 Walker Road, Edmonton
April 2
September 3

ATHERTON SEMINAR:

6pm - 7.30pm Merriland Hall, Robert Street, Atherton TO BE ADVISED

INNISFAIL SEMINAR:

6pm - 7.30pm Innisfail PCYC, 2 Palmerston Highway, Innisfail
TO BE ADVISED


Neighbourhood Watch

CAIRNS DISTRICT NHW FACEBOOK SITES
Some NHW groups are now on Facebook

UPCOMING MEETINGS

BRINSMEAD NHW
Next Meeting: Tuesday 3rd June 7pm, Brinsmead Community Centre (opp IGA)
Future Meetings: 05/08, 07/10 & 02/12.


CANOPY'S EDGE NHW
Residents advised by email & newsletter delivery.
NEXT MEETING : TBA- 6.30pm Canopy's Edge sales office, 2 Ashwood CCT.


CLIFTON BEACH NHW -
TBA
Clifton Beach Tennis Courts, Clifton Beach.


EARLVILLE NHW WATCH;
NEXT MEETING - Wednesday May 7th 5.30pm: . Undercover area, Our Lady Help of Christians Primary School, Balaclava Rd (First Wed of every month).
FUTURE MEETINGS: 04/06, 02/07, 06/08, 03/09, 01/10, 05/11 & 03/12.
Residents are urged to become a part of Earlville E-Watch by registering an email address at the address below.


EDGE HILL/WHITFIELD NHW
NEXT MEETING :TBA
(Meetings held at the Edge Hill Bowls Club
Woodward Street
Contact Anita Jones:


EDMONTON NHW
NEXT MEETING :- 7:30pm Monday 19th May 2014 (3rd Monday of every month) Meeting Venue: EDMONTON Police Station, Cattle St.
Gordonvale & Edmonton areas welcome.
Future meeting dates: 19/05, 16/06

HORN ISLAND E-WATCH;

KANIMBLA E-WATCH
Residents are urged to become a part of Kanimbla E-Watch by registering an email address at the address below.


KEWARRA BEACH NHW
Residents are urged to become a part of Kewarra Beach E-Watch by registering an email address at the address below.


KURANDA NHW


MOOROOBOOL NHW
Next meeting- 7pm Tuesday May 6th Cairns Community Radio Board Room, Raintrees Shopping Centre, via Koch Street
Future meetings: 03/06, 01/7, 05/08, 02/09, 07/10, 04/11 & 02/12. ,


MOUNT SHERIDAN E-WATCH
Residents are urged to become a part of Mount Sheridan E-Watch by registering an email address at the address below.


NHWQ PALM COVE GROUP
Next Meeting- Tuesday 10th June 6.30pm Peppers Beach Club and Spa Conference Room
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove
Future meetings: 2/09 & 02/12


TRINITY BEACH E-WATCH
Residents are urged to become a part of Trinity beach E-Watch by registering an email address at the link below.


TRINITY PARK NHW
Next Meeting: 7pm Monday 7th April at Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Watch Lot 2 Reed Rd, Trinity Park
Future Meetings: 2/6, 4/8, 6/10 and 1/12/2014

WEIPA E-WATCH
Residents are urged to become a part of Weipa E-Watch by registering an email address at the address below.


WHITE ROCK NHW
Next Meeting: Monday 12th May, 5.30pm. Trinity Baptist Church, 115 Progress Rd, White Rock.
future Meetings: 11/08 & 10/11.
Residents are urged to become a part of
Whiterock E-Watch by registering an email address at the address below.


WOREE NHW
Next Meeting- Tuesday May 6th 7-8pm
Future meetings: 03/06, 01/07, 05/08, 02/09, 07/10,& 04/11. (1st Tuesday of every month)
Community Learning Centre
Woree High School Windarra St Woree


CAIRNS BUSINESS WATCH (CBD)
Cairns CBD Businesses are urged to register to receive Cairns Business Watch information, crime trends and crime prevention updates relating to the Cairns CBD by emailing


YORKEYS KNOB E-WATCH
Residents are urged to join Yorkeys Knob E-Watch by registering an email address bu clicking on the icon below.

AREAS INQUIRING ABOUT NHW
REDLYNCH
BUNGALOW
WESTCOURT
RAINFOREST ESTATE
PARRAMATTA PARK

If you are interested in helping form a NHW group in one the above surburbs please email us



INACTIVE NHW AREAS IN CAIRNS

Freshwater
Redlynch


For more information about NHW go to: www.police.qld.gov.au/programs/nhwq
www.nhwq.org

SConst Heidi Marek: