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The A-League is a professional men's soccer league run by Football Federation Australia (FFA).
ABC Classic FM is a classical music radio station available in Australia, and internationally online.
ABC Far North is an ABC Local Radio station based in Cairns.
ABC News is an Australian Broadcasting Corporation 24-hour news radio service.
Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the assumption of sovereignty under settler colonialism.
Adam Tomek Sarota (born 28 December 1988) is an Australian footballer who plays as a central midfielder.
Adelaide Steamship Company Ltd Building is a heritage-listed office building at 37 Lake Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Aeroglen is a coastal suburb of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
The Australian Football League Cairns is a semi-professional Australian rules football league that includes clubs from the Cairns region in Queensland, Australia.
Alice Springs (Arrernte: Mparntwe) is the third-largest town in the Northern Territory of Australia.
The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).
Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served".
The Armidale class is a class of patrol boats built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
Aron John Baynes (born 9 December 1986) is a New Zealand-born Australian professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Asciano Limited was an Australian freight logistics company, operating in railway freight and shipping.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Atherton Tableland is a fertile plateau which is part of the Great Dividing Range in Queensland, Australia.
Atherton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tablelands within the Tablelands Region, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
The Australian national soccer team represents Australia in international men's soccer.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.
The Australian Hydrographic Service (formerly known as the Royal Australian Navy Hydrographic Service) is the Australian Commonwealth Government agency responsible for providing hydrographic services that meet Australia's obligations under the SOLAS convention and the national interest; enabling safe navigation, maritime trade and supporting protection of the marine environment.
The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Babinda is a small town and locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Bald Hills is the northernmost suburb of the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
The Balikpapan class is a ship class of eight heavy landing craft (officially Landing Craft, Heavy or LCH).
Barlow Park is a multi-sports facility and stadium in Parramatta Park, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Barrier Reef Hotel is a heritage-listed hotel at Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Barron Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station (or Barron Gorge Hydro) in Queensland, Australia is an electricity power station commissioned in 1963 with a maximum capacity of.
The Barron River (Indigenous: Bibhoora) is located on the Atherton Tablelands inland from Cairns in northern Queensland, Australia.
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought from 4 to 8 May 1942, was a major naval battle between the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia, taking place in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.
Bayview Heights is a southern suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Benjamin "Ben" Halloran (born 14 June 1992) is an Australian international football (soccer) player who plays as a winger for V-Varen Nagasaki in the Japanese J1 League.
Bentley Park is a suburb of Cairns within the local government area of Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Bishop's House is a heritage-listed former Roman Catholic monastery and now bishop's residence at Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Robert Carl Katter (born 22 May 1945) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since 1993.
Robert "Bob" Charles Manning OAM (born 1945) is the mayor of the Cairns Regional Council, Queensland, Australia.
Bolands Centre is a heritage-listed department store at Lake Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Brenton Thwaites (born 10 August 1989) is an Australian actor who is known for his portrayal of Luke Gallagher in the Fox8 teen drama series Slide (2011), and later Stu Henderson in the soap opera Home and Away (2011–2012).
Brinsmead is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
The Bruce Highway is a major highway in Queensland, Australia.
Bungalow is an inner suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas.
Cairns Airport is an international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
The Cairns Bulletin is an independent newspaper in circulation in Cairns.
Cairns Central Shopping Centre in Far North Queensland, Australia is Cairns' biggest shopping centre.
The Cairns Chinatown Building is a heritage-listed commercial building at 99 Grafton Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns City Council Chambers is a heritage-listed former town hall and now council library at 151 Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns City is the suburb at the centre of Cairns in the local government area of Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns Control Room is a heritage-listed military building at Grafton Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Cairns Convention Centre, selected the World’s Best Congress Centre in 2014 and 2004, is a convention and entertainment centre in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns Court House Complex is a heritage-listed site incorporating a former courthouse (now a hotel) and a former public administration building (now an art gallery) at 38 - 40 Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns Customs House is a heritage-listed former customs house and now restaurant at 6A-8A Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns FC, previously known as FNQ FC Heat, is an Australian semi-professional soccer club based in the regional city of Cairns, in the far north of Queensland.
Cairns Hospital, known as the Cairns Base Hospital between 1932 and 2013, is the largest major hospital in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Cairns Masonic Temple is a heritage-listed masonic temple at 8 Minnie Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns North is a coastal suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns railway station is the terminus of the North Coast line from Brisbane.
The Cairns Region is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Queensland, Australia, centred on the regional centre of Cairns.
Cairns School of Arts is a heritage-listed former school of arts and now the Cairns Museum at 93-105 Lake Street, Cairns City, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Cairns Taipans are an Australian professional basketball team based in Cairns, Queensland.
Cairns Technical College and High School Building is a heritage-listed state school at Sheridan Street, Cairns North, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns War Memorial is a heritage-listed memorial at The Esplanade, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Cairns Wharf Complex is a heritage-listed wharf at Wharf Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Cairns-to-Kuranda Railway is a heritage-listed railway line from the Cairns Region to the Shire of Mareeba, both in Queensland, Australia.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in Belmore, a suburb in the Canterbury-Bankstown region of Sydney.
Cape York Peninsula is a large remote peninsula located in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Captain Cook Highway is a short Queensland highway that starts in Cairns and ends in Mossman, where it joins Mossman-Daintree Road, which continues to Daintree.
Caravonica is a suburb of Cairns in the Carirns Region, Far North Queensland, Australia, approximately from the City Centre.
The Castleford Tigers are a rugby league club in Castleford, West Yorkshire, England, that competes in the Super League, the top-level professional rugby league club competition in the Northern Hemisphere.
A catamaran (informally, a "cat") is a multi-hulled watercraft featuring two parallel hulls of equal size.
Cazaly's Stadium is a sports stadium in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
Central Hotel is a heritage-listed former hotel and now shopping centre at 39 - 49 Lake Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Central Queensland University (alternatively known as CQUniversity) is an Australian dual sector university based in Queensland.
Charlie Dixon (born 23 September 1990) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Port Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Chinese New Year, usually known as the Spring Festival in modern China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar.
Christine Anu (born 15 March 1970) is an Australian pop singer and actress.
The City of Brisbane is a local government area that has jurisdiction over the inner portion of the metropolitan area of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
The City of Cairns was a local government area centred on the Far North Queensland city of Cairns.
Clifton Beach is a beachside suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Climate is the statistics of weather over long periods of time.
Colonialism is the policy of a polity seeking to extend or retain its authority over other people or territories, generally with the aim of developing or exploiting them to the benefit of the colonizing country and of helping the colonies modernize in terms defined by the colonizers, especially in economics, religion and health.
Copperlode Falls Dam or Lake Morris is a fresh water reservoir dam in Lamb Range, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia, servicing the city of Cairns.
The Coral Sea is a marginal sea of the South Pacific off the northeast coast of Australia, and classified as an interim Australian bioregion.
The county of Nares is a cadastral division of Queensland which contains the city of Cairns, Innisfail and most of the Atherton Tableland.
Courtenay Dempsey (born 28 August 1987) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Craig Daryl Crawford (born 17 January 1970) is an Australian politician.
Creationism is the religious belief that the universe and life originated "from specific acts of divine creation",Gunn 2004, p. 9, "The Concise Oxford Dictionary says that creationism is 'the belief that the universe and living organisms originated from specific acts of divine creation.'" as opposed to the scientific conclusion that they came about through natural processes.
A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, when the voyage itself, the ship's amenities, and sometimes the different destinations along the way (i.e., ports of call), are part of the experience.
The Crystal Cascades is a cascade waterfall on the Freshwater Creek in the Far North region of Queensland, Australia.
Curtis Warren Pitt (born 1 February 1977) is an Australian politician who has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland since 2009, representing the district of Mulgrave.
Cyclone Justin was a tropical cyclone of the 1996–97 Australian region cyclone season that caused seven deaths and had a major economic impact in northern Queensland, Australia.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Larry (RSMC Nadi designation: 15F, JTWC designation: 17P) was a tropical cyclone that made landfall in Australia during the 2005–06 Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Rona–Frank (JTWC designations: 20P, 22P; RSMC Nadi designation: 16F) was the only tropical cyclone to threaten Queensland during the 1998–99 Australian region cyclone season.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Steve was a tropical cyclone that affected northern Australia from 27 February 2000 until 11 March 2000.
Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi was a powerful and destructive tropical cyclone that made landfall in northern Queensland, Australia, causing major damage to the affected areas.
The Daintree rainforest is a national park in Far North Queensland, Australia, northwest of Brisbane and northwest of Cairns.
Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia.
, Dimbulah is a town and locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, from Cairns by road, on the Atherton Tableland.
Direct Factory Outlets, abbreviated as DFO, is the name for a no-frills group of discount shopping centres in Australia.
The Division of Kennedy is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.
The Division of Leichhardt is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.
The Djabugay people (also known as Djabuganydji or Tjapukai) are a group of Australian Aborigines who are the original inhabitants of mountains, gorges, lands and waters of a richly forested part of the Great Dividing Range including the Barron Gorge and surrounding areas within the Wet Tropics of Queensland.
Dr EA Koch Memorial is a heritage-listed memorial at Abbot Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
A dragon boat is a human-powered watercraft.
The dry season is a yearly period of low rainfall, especially in the tropics.
An economic system is a system of production, resource allocation and distribution of goods and services within a society or a given geographic area.
Edmonton was an independent township supporting a sugar mill, but is now a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Barron River is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.
Cairns is an electoral district in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the state of Queensland, Australia.
Mulgrave is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.
Ellis Beach is a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
An esplanade or promenade is a long, open, level area, usually next to a river or large body of water, where people may walk.
The Essendon Football Club is a professional Australian rules football club which plays in the Australian Football League (AFL), the sport's premier competition.
Far North Queensland, or Tropical North Queensland, is the northernmost part of the state of Queensland, Australia.
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
A fishing trawler is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls.
Flecker Botanical Gardens is a heritage-listed botanic garden at Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.
A floodplain or flood plain is an area of land adjacent to a stream or river which stretches from the banks of its channel to the base of the enclosing valley walls, and which experiences flooding during periods of high discharge.
Floriana is a heritage-listed former private home and now guesthouse at 183-185 The Esplanade, Cairns North, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Forsayth is a town and locality in the Shire of Etheridge, Far North Queensland, Australia, approximately by road from Cairns.
Düsseldorfer Turn- und Sportverein Fortuna 1895 e.V. is a German association football club based in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia.
Frank Farina OAM (born 5 September 1964 in Darwin, Northern Territory) is an Australian football (soccer) coach and former player who played as a forward.
Freshwater is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Gavin Allen (born 30 March 1965) is an Australian former rugby league player of the 1980s and 1990s.
Genealogy (from γενεαλογία from γενεά, "generation" and λόγος, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.
The Gillies Range is a mountain range in Queensland, Australia.
The go card is an electronic smartcard ticketing system developed by Cubic Corporation and currently used on the TransLink public transport network in South East Queensland.
The Gold Coast Football Club, nicknamed the Suns, is an Australian rules football club based on the Gold Coast, Queensland, which began playing in the Australian Football League (AFL) competition for the first time in 2011.
Goldsborough is a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Gordonvale is a small sugar-growing town and locality situated on the southern side of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.
The Government of Queensland, also referred to as the Queensland Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of Queensland.
The Governor of Queensland is the representative in the state of Queensland of the Queen of Australia.
The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over over an area of approximately.
The Great Dividing Range, or the Eastern Highlands, is Australia's most substantial mountain range and the third longest land-based range in the world.
Green Island (originally Dabuukji) is an island and locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Green Star is a voluntary sustainability rating system for buildings in Australia.
Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.
The Gulf of Carpentaria is a large, shallow sea enclosed on three sides by northern Australia and bounded on the north by the Arafura Sea (the body of water that lies between Australia and New Guinea).
Hang gliding is an air sport or recreational activity in which a pilot flies a light, non-motorised foot-launched heavier-than-air aircraft called a hang glider.
Herberton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Herries Private Hospital is a heritage-listed former maternity hospital and now private home at 180 McLeod, Cairns North, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Hides Hotel is a heritage-listed hotel at 87 Lake Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.
Holloways Beach is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Hot FM was an Australian radio network, consisting of stations in north and central Queensland and Western Australia.
Innisfail (from Irish: Inis Fáil) a town and locality in the Cassowary Coast Region in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Isabel Lucas (born 29 January 1985) is an Australian actress, and model.
Jack and Newell Building is a heritage-listed office building at 29 Wharf Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
James Cook University (JCU) is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia.
Jarrod Harbrow (born 18 July 1988) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Gold Coast Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).
Johnny Nicol is a jazz singer born in Ayr, Queensland.
Justin Hodges (born 25 May 1982) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 2000s and 2010s.
Kamerunga is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland in Australia, located northwest of the city centre.
Kanimbla is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Katter's Australian Party (KAP) is a political party in Australia.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kenneth Alfred Ham (born 20 October 1951) is an Australian-born Christian fundamentalist and young Earth creationist living in the United States.
The Kennedy Highway is a highway in northern Queensland, Australia. It runs as National Route 1 for approximately 243 km from Smithfield, on the northern outskirts of Cairns, to the Gulf Developmental Road in the vicinity of Forty Mile Scrub and Undara Volcanic national parks (at Minnamoolka, about 40 kilometres south of Mount Garnet). South of this junction, the road continues as the Kennedy Developmental Road (State Highway 62) to Boulia about 936 kilometres away, via Hughenden. West of the junction, National Route 1 continues as the Gulf Developmental Road to Normanton.
Kevin Michael Byrne (born 1949) was Mayor of the City of Cairns in Queensland, Australia, from 1992 to 1995, and then from 2000 to 2008.
Kewarra Beach is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Kiteboarding is an action sport combining aspects of wakeboarding, snowboarding, windsurfing, surfing, paragliding, skateboarding and sailing into one extreme sport.
The Kuranda Scenic Railway is the name for the railway line that runs from Cairns, Queensland, Australia, to the nearby town of Kuranda.
Kuranda is a town and locality on the Atherton Tableland in the Shire of Mareeba, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Lae is the capital of Morobe Province and is the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea.
Leonard John Brass (17 May 1900 – 29 August 1971) was an Australian and American botanist, botanical collector and explorer.
Liaoning Football Club, officially known as Liaoning Hongyunhttp://www.lnhyfc.com/index/index.asp, is a professional association football club that currently participates in the China League One under licence from the Chinese Football Association (CFA).
The Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) is a political party in Queensland, Australia.
Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture and other Asian countries in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume to bring good luck and fortune.
This list of Australian cities by population provides rankings of Australian cities according to various systems defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
This list is of heritage registers, inventories of cultural properties, natural and man-made, tangible and intangible, movable and immovable, that are deemed to be of sufficient heritage value to be separately identified and recorded.
This is a list of mayors of the Far North Queensland city of Cairns.
This is a list of places in Queensland by urban centre population.
This is a list of the tallest buildings in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
There are dozens of commonly played sports that involve water.
This is a list of local government areas (LGAs) in Queensland, sorted by region.
Machans Beach is a beach and a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Macquarie Dictionary is a dictionary of Australian English.
A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish water.
Manoora is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Mareeba is a town in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Sunbus is the principal bus operator in Cairns, Queensland operating services under the TransLink (South East Queensland) scheme in the Cairns region.
Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.
McLeod Street Pioneer Cemetery is a heritage-listed cemetery at 127-145 McLeod Street, Cairns North, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement and en route care provided by medical personnel to wounded being evacuated from a battlefield, to injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities, or to patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped ground vehicles (ambulances) or aircraft (air ambulances).
Michael Errol Thwaite (born 2 May 1983) is an Australian football (soccer) player who currently plays for Western Sydney Wanderers.
is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.
Mirriwinni is a town and a locality in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Mooroobool is a suburb of the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Morobe Province is a province on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea.
Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River.
Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia.
Mount Molloy is a historic mining and timber town and locality lying north of Cairns in Queensland, Australia.
The Mulgrave River, incorporating the East Mulgrave River and the West Mulgrave River, is a river system located in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Mulgrave Shire Council Chambers is a heritage-listed former town hall and now tourist information office at 51 The Esplanade, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Naomi Sky Wenitong (born 1982, Cairns) is an indigenous singer-songwriter based in Newcastle.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
Nate Myles (born 24 June 1985) is an Australian former rugby league footballer who last played for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League.
Nathan Leon Jawai (born 10 October 1986), an Indigenous Australian of Torres Strait Islander descent, is a professional basketball player for the Cairns Taipans of the National Basketball League (NBL).
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Basketball League (NBL) is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand.
The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) is Australia’s audiovisual archive, responsible for developing, preserving, maintaining, promoting and providing access to a national collection of copies of film, television, sound, and radio audiovisual materials and related items.
The National Premier League Queensland, run by Football Queensland, is the top tier state-level football (soccer) competition in Queensland.
The National Rugby League (NRL) is a league of professional men's rugby league teams in Australasia.
Network Ten (commonly known as Channel Ten or simply Ten, officially stylised as TEN) is an Australian commercial television network.
Nine Regional is an Australian television network owned by Southern Cross Austereo that is broadcast in Queensland, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and South Australia.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
The North Coast railway line is a narrow gauge railway line in Queensland, Australia.
The North Queensland Cowboys (Also known as the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys for sponsorship reasons) are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in Townsville, the largest city in North Queensland.
Northern Pride Rugby League Football Club is a Queensland rugby league club founded in 2007.
The Northern Territory (abbreviated as NT) is a federal Australian territory in the central and central northern regions of Australia.
is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.
Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail freight businesses.
Palm Cove is a beachside suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Parachuting, or skydiving, is a method of transiting from a high point to Earth with the aid of gravity, involving the control of speed during the descent with the use of a parachute/s.
Paratroopers are military parachutists—military personnel trained in parachuting into an operation and usually functioning as part of an airborne force.
The Parliament of Australia (officially the Federal Parliament; also known as the Commonwealth Parliament or just Parliament) is the legislative branch of the government of Australia.
The Parliament of Queensland is the legislature of Queensland, Australia.
Peace Lutheran College is a Prep - Year 12 Christian co-educational day and boarding school located in Kamerunga, a suburb of Cairns in Tropical North Queensland.
The Port Adelaide Football Club is a professional Australian rules football club based in Alberton, Port Adelaide, South Australia.
Port Douglas is a town in Far North Queensland, Australia, approximately north of Cairns.
Education in Australia can be classified according to sources of funding and administrative structures.
Public transport bus services are generally based on regular operation of transit buses along a route calling at agreed bus stops according to a published public transport timetable.
Quaid Road (Southedge-Wangetti Road) is a stretch of road in Far North Queensland.
Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Queensland Cup is the top level of rugby league football in Queensland, Australia.
Queensland Rail, also known as QR, is a railway operator in Queensland, Australia.
Queensland State High Schools cater for Years 7 to 12 (or some smaller range within this).
Queensland State Schools are schools that are part of the Queensland, Australia.
RAAF Museum is the official museum of the Royal Australian Air Force, the second oldest air force in the world, located at RAAF Williams Point Cook, Victoria, Australia.
ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Rafting and white water rafting are recreational outdoor activities which use an inflatable raft to navigate a river or other body of water.
Rainforestation Nature Park is situated five minutes from Kuranda in Far North Queensland, Australia.
Ranked voting describes certain voting systems in which voters rank outcomes in a hierarchy on the ordinal scale (ordinal voting systems).
Rayleen Lynch (m. Decker) is a retired Australian women's basketball player.
Redlynch is a town and suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Rhys Wakefield (born 20 November 1988) is an Australian actor and director who first started out as a regular on the Australian TV series Home and Away where he starred in 363 episodes.
Rhyse Martin (born 1 March 1993) is a Papua New Guinean international rugby league footballer who plays for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the National Rugby League.
Richard Ash Kingsford (1821–1902) was an alderman and mayor of Brisbane Municipal Council, a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland, Australia, and a mayor of Cairns, Queensland.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Robert John Pyne (born 23 April 1967) is an Australian politician.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is the naval branch of the Australian Defence Force.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS, informally known as The Flying Doctor) is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Ryan McGoldrick (born 12 January 1981) is a professional rugby league footballer for the Darlington Point Coleambally Roosters in the Group 20 competition in regional New South Wales, Australia.
The Savannahlander is an Australian passenger train service that operates in Far North Queensland that travels on the Tablelands line from the coastal city of Cairns to Forsayth.
SBS is a national public television network in Australia.
School of the Air is a generic term for correspondence schools catering for the primary and early secondary education of children in remote and outback Australia where some or all classes were traditionally conducted by radio, although this is now being replaced by internet technology.
Scottsdale (Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ; Eskatel) is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, part of the Greater Phoenix Area.
Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.
Sea FM is an Australian radio network, consisting of stations in Queensland and New South Wales and is owned by Southern Cross Austereo.
The Seven Network (commonly known as Channel Seven or simply Seven) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network.
Shakaya were a two-piece girl group from Australia, that consisted of Simone Stacey and Naomi Wenitong, two Cairns, North Queensland based songwriters and performers.
Shane Stefanutto (born 12 January 1980) is an Australian international football (soccer) player who plays as a defender for Olympic FC in the National Premier Leagues Queensland.
The Shire of Douglas is a local government area in Far North Queensland.
The Shire of Mulgrave was a local government area surrounding the City of Cairns in the Far North region of Queensland.
Sidney is a town located at the northern end of the Saanich Peninsula, on Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques.
Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a 7.5 km scenic cableway running above the Barron Gorge National Park, in the Wet Tropics of Queensland’s World Heritage Area.
Smithfield is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Snorkeling (British and Commonwealth English spelling: snorkelling) is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins.
The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is a hybrid-funded Australian public broadcasting radio, online, and television network.
St Joseph's Convent is a heritage-listed convent at 179 Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
St Monica's High School Administration Building is a heritage-listed private school at Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
St Monica's Old Cathedral is a heritage-listed former Roman Catholic cathedral at Minnie Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
St Monica's War Memorial Cathedral is a heritage-listed Roman Catholic cathedral at 183 Abbott Street, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Stephen Christopher Corica born 24 March 1973 in Innisfail, Australia) is a retired Australian football (soccer) player and the current manager of Sydney FC in the A-League. A technically gifted and skillful attacking midfielder during his playing career, he represented Australia more than thirty times and captained Sydney FC to a domestic double. Since retiring in 2010, he was an assistant and youth coach at Sydney FC, before being appointed Head Coach in May 2018.
STQ is an Australian television station, licensed to, and serving the regional areas of Queensland.
Stratford is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Sugarcane, or sugar cane, are several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperate to tropical regions of South and Southeast Asia, Polynesia and Melanesia, and used for sugar production.
Susan Mary Kiefel (born 17 January 1954) is the Chief Justice of Australia, in office since 30 January 2017.
Sustainable energy is energy that is consumed at insignificant rates compared to its supply and with manageable collateral effects, especially environmental effects.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Tablelands Region is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Australia inland from the city of Cairns.
In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.
As early as 1929, two Melbourne commercial radio stations, 3UZ and 3DB were conducting experimental mechanical television broadcasts - these were conducted in the early hours of the morning, after the stations had officially closed down.
Terence Cooper (5 July 1933 – 16 September 1997) was a British film actor, best known for his roles in Australian and New Zealand television and film.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Cairns Post is a major News Corporation newspaper in Far North Queensland, Australia, that exclusively serves the Cairns area.
The Courier-Mail is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Brisbane, Australia.
The Tilt Train is the name for two similar high-speed tilting train services, one electric and the other diesel, operated by Queensland Rail on the North Coast line from Brisbane to Rockhampton and Cairns.
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
is a prefecture located in the Kantō region of Japan.
is a prefecture of Japan located on Shikoku island.
Toplessness refers to the state in which a woman's torso is exposed above her waist or hips, or with at least her breasts, areola, and nipples being exposed, especially in a public place or in a visual medium.
The Torres Strait is a strait which lies between Australia and the Melanesian island of New Guinea.
Tourism Australia is the Government of Australia agency responsible for promoting Australia to the world as a destination for business and leisure travel.
Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia.
Tracey Hannah (born 13 June 1988 in Cairns, Australia) is a Professional Downhill bike rider and Mick Hannah's younger sister.
TransLink is an agency of the Department of Transport and Main Roads first introduced by the Queensland Government in June 2003 to coordinate and integrate bus, ferry and rail services.
Trinity Anglican School (TAS) is a private Anglican School in Tropical North Queensland, Australia which opened on 25 May 1983.
Trinity Bay is a large bay in the Coral Sea off the east coast of Far North Queensland, Australia.
Trinity Beach is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The Trinity Inlet is an oceanic inlet which serves as the port for the city of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
Triple J (often triple j) is a government-funded, national Australian radio station intended to appeal to listeners between the ages of 18 and 34 which began broadcasting in January 1975.
A tropical climate in the Köppen climate classification is a non-arid climate in which all twelve months have mean temperatures of at least.
A tropical monsoon climate (occasionally known as a tropical wet climate or a tropical monsoon and trade-wind littoral climate) is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification category "Am".
Uber Technologies Inc. (doing business as Uber) is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, taxi cab, food delivery, and transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operations in 633 cities worldwide.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Urban sprawl or suburban sprawl describes the expansion of human populations away from central urban areas into low-density, monofunctional and usually car-dependent communities, in a process called suburbanization.
Warren George Entsch (born 31 May 1950) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives from 1996 to 2007 and since 2010, representing the Division of Leichhardt.
Westcourt is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
The monsoon season, is the time of year when most of a region's average annual rainfall occurs.
The Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Site consists of approximately 8,940 km² of Australian wet tropical forests growing along the north-east Queensland portion of the Great Dividing Range.
Sir William Wellington Cairns, (1828 – 1888) was a British colonial administrator.
Wilma Reading is a singer from Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
WIN Television is an Australian television network owned by WIN Corporation that is based in Wollongong, New South Wales.
Woree is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
WWII RAN Fuel Installation is a heritage-listed former fuel depot and now arts centre at Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Xavier and Sadie Herbert's Cottage is a heritage-listed cottage at 399 Kamerunga Road, Redlynch, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.
Xavier Herbert (15 May 190110 November 1984) was an Australian writer best known for his Miles Franklin Award-winning novel Poor Fellow My Country (1975).
Yidiny (also spelled Yidiɲ, Yidiñ, Jidinj, Jidinʲ, Yidinʸ, Yidiń) is a nearly extinct Australian Aboriginal language, spoken by the Yidinji people of north-east Queensland.
Yorkeys Knob is one of the beach suburbs of Cairns, in Cairns Region, Far North Queensland, Australia.
Yungaburra is a town located on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia, not far from Cairns.
The Z Experimental Station (ZES), Cairns was set up in July 1942, jointly by Secret Intelligence Australia and the Inter-Allied Services Department.
Zhanjiang is a prefecture-level city at the southwestern end of Guangdong province, People's Republic of China, facing Hainan to the south.
The 2000–01 Australian region cyclone season was a below average tropical cyclone season.
The 2014 FFA Cup was the inaugural season of the FFA Cup, the main national soccer knockout cup competition in Australia.