A NAIDOC Community Day will be held at Mareeba’s Arnold Park on Tuesday next week. The Mareeba PCYC event, which runs from 10am until 2pm, includes indigenous dancing, free health checks, careers education, art and craft workshops, and a sausage sizzle. For more information, email email@example.com.
VIETNAM veteran Rob Eade travelled to Cairns yesterday as part of his nationwide effort to place an Australian flag on war memorials. The former Australian Defence Force serviceman is travelling to each memorial with his dog Ginge. He will continue his journey to Mossman during the weekend followed by a trip to Yungaburra on Monday.
VOLUNTEERS are being sought for World Cassowary Day 2017. A free family event, featuring children’s activities and live entertainment, will be held at Fogarty Park from 9am-3pm on Sunday, September 24. To volunteer visit worldcassowaryday.com.au.
A TABLELANDS man has been taken to Cairns Hospital after crashing his motorbike near Mungalli. The accident happened about 5pm on Palmerston Hwy. The 55-year-old suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Cairns Hospital last night.