Gordonvale

A sad farewell to retired Police Dog Zed

It is with great sadness that the Far North Police District says farewell to retired Police Dog (PD) Zed after he passed away earlier this week. The 10-year-old German Shepherd spent 5 years policing in the Far North, during that … Continue reading

Hey Ita – we did better than we might ‘a!

With Tropical Cyclone Ita now well and truly gone, life in Cooktown is beginning to return to normal. While locals awoke to some serious building damage on Saturday morning, most agreed that things could have been much, much worse. Preparations … Continue reading

Cape York communites batten down the hatches for Ita.

The Cape York Penninsula towns of Cooktown, Hopevale and surrounding areas have completed their preparations and are now nervously awaiting the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Ita as she bears in from the Coral Sea. Latest forecasts from the Bureau of Meteorology indicate … Continue reading

Residents urged to ‘Get Ready’

Local residents should by now have finalised preparations for the impending arrival of Tropical Cyclone Ita, which is forecast to cross the coast north of Cooktown late tonight.  Whilst it is still too early to determine what the wind effects will … Continue reading

Support needed for the 2014 Gordonvale Police Charity Golf Day

Gordonvale Police are calling all golfers, including the weekend hacks to join in a fun filled day as part of their annual Gordonvale Police Charity Golf Day. Regular participants of the annual event need to be aware that this year … Continue reading

Update 3 – Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita expected to intensify

Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Ita remains off the east coast of Queensland and is located to the south of Papua New Guinea. The last Tropical Cyclone Warning from the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology issued at 10.45 today, listed STC Ita as … Continue reading

Did road users pass the new cycle legislation?

Motorists and Cyclists urged to Share the Road! The question has been asked, did road users pass the new cycle legislation? For the most part, local motorists are complying with the new cycle safety legislation throughout the far north. Over two days, Operation … Continue reading

Update 2 – Extreme weather warnings Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita

Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Ita remains off the east coast of Queensland and is located to the south of Papua New Guinea. The last Tropical Cyclone Warning from the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology issued at 5.01am today, STC Ita was listed as … Continue reading

Cairns media wrap – Tuesday April 8

House fire, Gordonvale:  Police and emergency crews were called to the scene of a house fire at around 7pm last night.  Police were forced to close the Gillies Highway to traffic for a number of hours whilst fire crews worked … Continue reading

Did you know that you can access crime statistics?

CRIME STATISTICS AVAILABLE ONLINE Did you know that you can access crime stats online at anytime? Available since June 2013, members of the public can access the Queensland Police Service (QPS) Online Statistics Portal via the QPS website. Searches can … 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: