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Interview: Australian singer/songwriter Kanishk releases debut EP Special

The Indie-folk musician, 22, put out his first solo offering, 'In the Water,' on June 10 after three years spent honing his skills as a songwriter and posting tracks online. He talks to Digital Journal.

Nine-year-old boy discovers solution to bullying

Cairns - Charlie Cooper has a great idea and he wants to share it with the world. Having been badly bullied at school, he knows just how to stop it.

The Torrid Zone: A new global dynamic

Cairns - A conference titled 'The Future of Tropical Economies' was recently held in Cairns, Australia and focused on the quality of life for all those residing within the Torrid Zone.

North Queensland Rainforest is home to cancer-fighting berry

Brisbane - An observant pair of forest ecologists, Victoria Gordon and her husband Paul Reddell were exploring a North Queensland Rainforest in the early 2000s. They noticed the rat kangaroos were avoiding eating the berries of the Blushwood tree. That seemed odd.

Review: Joy Robinson — Bauhaus and beyond

Cairns - Australian artist Joy Robinson is on a quest for original concepts inspired by modernism. Her exhibition, 'Bauhaus and Beyond' explores the autonomy of geometric abstraction as an aesthetic phenomenon in its own right.

Op-Ed: Aquis Casino — An extreme gamble

Cairns - Cairns may soon have a new casino with 1,500 gaming machines and 750 gaming tables, snugly ensconced within a larger $4.2 billion mega resort.

Masters of Ink: Leaving a mark on time

Cairns - Over the past month, the Inkmasters Print Exhibition has showcased contemporary works from about 80 regional, national and international artists.

An Australian Indigenous arts extravaganza

Cairns - Cairns has just hosted a spectacular three day arts extravaganza: the fifth Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF), featuring the work of numerous Queensland artists.

Qantas pilots put out cockpit fire in mid-flight emergency

Cairns - Qantas' safety woes continue with a Qantas Airbus flying from the Philippines to Sydney being forced to land at Cairns after two fires broke out in the plane's cockpit.

Faces of the firedance, Cairns, Qld. Australia Special

Cairns - One of the shows run for the visitors at The Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park in Cairns is a presentation of the Firedance.

Aboriginal Cultural Park Tjapukai, in Cairns, Australia Special

Cairns - Tjapukai in the aboriginal Australian language means “rainforest”. Surprisingly enough, there’s no need to go deep down to Australian bush to experience the culture of native people of Australia.

Footage of rare white humpback whale will be used to protect him

The rare white humpback whale was spotted over the weekend in Cairns waters off the coast of Australia. The footage captured the whale two kilometers from Green Island.
 

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