The need for a narrative

The need for a narrative

By any fair minded analysis Cairns had a good few days this July. The Premier was here with her cabinet colleagues and for three days there was frenzied activity with press conferences, town hall style meetings, promises here, new announcements there and speeches...
National Fervour.

National Fervour.

We have just come off ANZAC day commemorative services where the air was full of wholesome praise of those values that unite us as a nation. Much of it truthful recollections of past deeds mixed with a little myth. There are only two days in the year where that is so....
There IS life after AQUIS

There IS life after AQUIS

Reports this week in The Australian quoting Justin Fung have confirmed what many of us have considered the worst kept secret in years, and that is that the AQUIS Cairns Casino project is officially shelved. Dead in the water as they say in the classics. So, at last...

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