First office of The Cairns Post, 1886
|Format||Tabloid, Berliner (Weekend Post from 2017)|
|Founded||10 May 1883|
The Cairns Post is a major News Corporation newspaper in Far North Queensland, Australia, that exclusively serves the Cairns area. It has daily coverage on local, state, national and world news, plus a wide range of sections and liftouts covering health, beauty, cars and lifestyle. The Cairns Post is published every weekday and a weekend edition which is called The Weekend Post which is published on Saturdays.
In March 2015, Jennifer Spilsbury was appointed editor, becoming the first female editor in the paper's 132-year history. She replaced editor Andy Van Smeerdijk.
A prior newspaper that was also called The Cairns Post was first published on 10 May 1883. It was founded by Frederick Thomas Wimble. It was published weekly until 1888 then bi-weekly until 1893.