Local News Bites / Tuesday 7 July 2020

Equo Straws have launched four variations of a 100% biodegradable and compostable straw using natural ingredients sourced from local farming communities including coconut straws, rice straws, dried grass straws and sugarcane straws.Click on the link for further details.

The attempted “opportunistic and predatorial” rape of a woman at Wangetti Beach on the weekend is not related to the unsolved murder of Toyah Cordingley according to police.

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures debuts 10-month-old Koala, “Paradise” to the delight of tourists visiting the famous park.

As Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announces metro Melbourne going into lockdown from midnight tomorrow, Queensland Police have refused entry to more than 740 people travelling from Victoria since new border restrictions came into force on Friday as the State records its first new case of coronavirus in 11 days.

Douglas Shire Council announces under the 2020/2021 Operational Plan, Council will complete 5 actions under the Reef Guardian program in the following categories: Coastal Development, Land-based run-off, Direct Use and Heritage Values.

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