Doberman challenges ‘world champion’ Patriots

By Destiny Givens Quarterback for the Trinity Beach Dobermen, Cobey Callahan, has been vocal in his criticism that the winners of a recent Gridiron match in Atlanta, the New England Patriots (above), have been called called “world champions”. Callahan also described the style of football played by the Patriots as “pedestrian”, “soft” and has laidContinue reading “Doberman challenges ‘world champion’ Patriots”

Boomtime for North Queensland

The North Queensland government is croc-a-hoop with new figures that show economic growth is faster than Australia and all of the G7 nations. The annualised and seasonally adjusted GDP growth figures to January 2018 for North Queensland are 3.99%, well above Australia (2.3%) and the US (1.9%). “Sales of crocodile skins have been brisk andContinue reading “Boomtime for North Queensland”

Class reunion a blast!

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Graduates of the 2012 class of the WBU Masters in Air Hostess Administration returned to Cairns this weekend for their 5 year reunion. The gala evening, held at the Reef Casino, was hosted by Samantha Armytage, with entertainment provided by Big Pig and Alex Papps. Class president, Yan Zhangli (Air China –Continue reading “Class reunion a blast!”

Anders and Drago to tie the knot

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Founder and CEO of the HipMoi organisation, Anton Anders (above) has announced his engagement to model and ninja-warrior, Ludmilla Drago. Ms Drago, former partner of Cowboys impact forward Gavin Cooper, is well known as the face of Chemist’s Warehouse, and for her recurring role on Real Estate Agents of Palm Cove. SinceContinue reading “Anders and Drago to tie the knot”

Elton visits the Big Peanut

By Kimberley Schloss There was great excitement on the Tablelands this week, as Elton John made good on his earlier promise to visit the region’s tourist hotspots. Following the fourth encore at his sellout concert last Saturday night at Cazaly’s Stadium, Elton was taken for a private viewing of the Danbulla Cathedral Fig Tree, andContinue reading “Elton visits the Big Peanut”

“I am not Yemeni”: Shier

By Allan Povah Prime Minister, Val Shier, tabled documents in Parliament yesterday proving that her Yemeni citizenship became invalidated well before her election in 2013. The certified documents from the Yemeni Home Office in Sana’a confirm that Ms Shier lived in Yemen between 1972 and 1977 and attended the École française d’Aden, studying French Literature,Continue reading ““I am not Yemeni”: Shier”

A conversation with Lisbeth Trickett

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Dame Lisbeth Trickett is the popular Minister for Defence and Animal Affairs. She was kind enough to spend an afternoon with me at Lunico’s Restaurant at Trinity Beach. SHC: Dame Trickett, thanks for agreeing to talk. Let’s start with the hot-button issue. Where do you stand onContinue reading “A conversation with Lisbeth Trickett”