Author Archives: Linda Young

Women’s Organisation Constructs Shelter to Assist Domestic Violence Victims

The day four women from Cairns decided to create an emergency shelter for domestic violence victims, they never thought it would be permanent. This is because they never imagined that domestic violence would become such a big problem in their community or that the shelter would become a vital resource in the city. The women […]

A Guide To Cool Outdoor Living In Cairns

If you live in a tropical climate, choosing the correct design is absolutely crucial. If you choose a house design that is not tailored to tropical living, you are going to spend a fortune keeping it cool. The extensive hot summer will give ample proof of that. You make various investments throughout your life, however […]

Taking Care of Trees in Cairns

Are you wondering what to do about tree crossing boundaries issues? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to learn more about this. 1. Vegetation And Trees- Neighbourhood conflicts often are a result of trees and vegetation that crosses boundaries between properties. The Neighbourhood Disputes Act 2011 is what regulates the issue […]

Cairns Naval Base

The naval base, HMAS Cairns is located in Cairns, Queensland. This naval base is the focal point of all Australian naval activity located off the north east of Australia. At the moment though there are some huge changes that are being planned for this long standing naval base. Just recently, several high profile documents were […]

Cairns Asbestos Problems

30 years ago, CAIRNS iconic Esplanade was used as asbestos dumping ground. The harmful material has started spilling out onto the beach. A former teacher of Cairns State High School has lifted the lid on the demolition of several school buildings which were later used as landfill near where Cairns hospital helipad is located. Over […]

10 Things to Do, See and Play in Cairns

Cairns is a fabulous place to visit and there’s always plenty to do to keep yourself entertained. To help make your life a little easier, the following are the top 10 things you can do when you are visiting Cairns. Rainforestation Nature Park You will need to drive a short distance outside of Cairns to […]