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Best tips to finding a place to rent in Cairns


Cairns, like many places in Australia, is experiencing a rental shortage with rental vacancy rates for homes and units reported ranging from 0.5% to 1% over recent months.
It's become so desperate for some that recently a family of 3 in Cairns took to the streets with a sign desperately hoping to secure a new home.
Tom Quaid from Quaid Real Estate joined me this afternoon to share some of his tips for scoring yourself a rental home/unit. Listen below.

Make a tax-deductible donation to Ruth's Womens Shelter


In this, the last month of the financial year, I'll be focusing on some of the local charities that would appreciate a hand - remembering that you can make a tax-deductible donation for the end of the financial year. 

Ruth's Womens Shelter has been around since the 70s, providing a safe haven for women and children in the Far North.

Hear my chat with the manager, Emalee about this very important service in Cairns.