Season’s Greetings


The team at the Cairns Convention Centre would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. We would like to thank all of our visitors, clients, suppliers and industry partners for all your support throughout 2019. We are looking forward to 2020 where we have more fabulous events and also begin the journey of refurbishing and expanding the Centre. The Centre will be closed on public holidays and Friday 27 December.

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Taipan’s taking to the court this holiday season


The CQ University Cairns Taipans have four home games this December. This is a perfect opportunity to entertain the kids these holidays and cheer on our home team. The Taipans are playing in Cairns on: Friday 6 Dec, 6.30pm Thursday 12 Dec, 6.30pm Sunday 22 Dec, 4.00pm Tuesday 31 Dec, 7.00pm Get your tickets and come out and support the team!

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Taipans


The Taipans will be taking on South East Melbourne Phoenix on New Year’s Eve. Come and join the family fun these holidays. The game starts at 7.00pm and finishing just in time for the family to enjoy 9.00pm fireworks on the Esplanade. Come and celebrate the new year with the Taipans!

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Dylan Moran


Funny man Dylan Moran is coming to Cairns Wednesday 20 November with his brand new show Dr Cosmos. This legendary Irishman will once again offer his unique take on love, politics, misery and the everyday absurdities of life, all served with poetical panache from one of the finest comedians of his generation. Don’t miss this night of non-stop laughs.

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Taipan’s Looking for Home Court Advantage


The CQ University Cairns Taipans have a busy month with four home games at the Snake Pit. The team are looking to gain an edge by packing out the Centre with local fans cheering them on. The Taipans are playing in Cairns on: Saturday 9 November, 7.00pm tip off Saturday 16 November, 7.00pm tip off Saturday 23 November, 7.00pm tip off Friday 29 November, 6.30pm tip off Get your tickets and come out and support the team!

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School Students Celebrate the Year


November is one of the Convention Centre’s favourite times of the year as we welcome many of our local high schools for their Formals and Graduation nights. We are proud to be hosting Trinity Anglican School, St Andrew’s College, St Mary’s Catholic College and Trinity Bay State High School and wish all students the very best for their future and hope they enjoy a well-earned break over the school holidays.

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Cairns Business Women’s Club Lunch


This December the CBWC is celebrating Christmas with comedian Cal Wilson! Cal Wilson came across the Tasman in 2003 and has gone on to become one of our most popular comedians, a perennial favourite on television shows such as Spicks and Specks, Good News Week, Thank God You’re Here, and more recently Have You Been Paying Attention? and Hughesy We Have a Problem. This highly entertaining lunch is on Friday 13 December, 11:30am – 2:00pm, book your tickets now.

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Taipan’s Season Begins


Bring it on! The first game of the season is here! The CQ University Cairns Taipans go up against the Sydney Kings Friday 4 October, tip off is at 7.30pm. Get behind the team and cheer them on to get the season off to great start. The Taipans second home game is on Monday 28 October against Melbourne United, with a 6.30pm start. Why not join the Orange Army and see every home game plus other great benefits!

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