The Djabugay Nations Applicant Group has signed crucial Indigenous Land Use Agreements, marking the second phase of construction for the Wangetti Trail in Tropical North Queensland, emphasizing its cultural significance and paving the way for continued development along the 94-kilometre eco-trail.
…a glaring example of the gap between words and intentions, on one hand, and actions and inactions, on the other, has emerged in recent weeks: the maintenance of Australia’s maritime navigation aids.
Australia’s maritime sector will soon be at greater risk of cyber-attack, affecting trade, defence and shipping safety – with added risk of major environmental damage on the Great Barrier Reef.
Cane growing, the industry that built the shire as we know it is about to disappear altogether. Becoming a one industry town should set off the alarm bells for all of us with the exception of those eying off agricultural land for subdivision, housing and hobby farms for short term profit.
The dangerous sonar pulsing by a Chinese naval vessel close to HMAS Toowoomba exercising (pictured) in international waters off Japan that injured some Navy divers this month tells us quite a bit about both Australia and China.
Douglas Shire cane growers have just received news announcing the appointment of a voluntary administrator for the Mossman Sugar Mill. Despite record high global sugar prices, supply challenges and adverse weather conditions are being blamed for interrupting the Mill’s ability to operate viably.
AMSA’s decision to not renew the contract of their maintenance provider has been described as inexplicable and threatening to Australia’s defence, trade and environmental national interests…
The baby boomers “have cajoled and electorally frightened governments into polices that benefit them – from free university; cheap land; and subsidised mortgages in the 1970s; to superannuation concessions in the 1990s; investment concessions thereafter; and all the while generous senior’s cards giving car rego, utilities and rates concessions to the well-heeled….”
This afternoon, Wonga Beach State School hosted an afternoon of family entertainment to raise money for beloved local charity KIND Inc and to celebrate World Kindness Day.