Where to Celebrate New Years 2022 Around The Douglas Shire
Your definitive guide to the best events around the Douglas Shire this weekend…
Crispin Hull / On China
” Australia should build up its diplomatic armoury; remain vocal on breaches of human rights and trade rules; join with other democratic nations to undermine the vast government censorship in China; and join other countries in dealing with the one national-security risk we should fear above all others: climate change. It should also patiently wait for the demise of Xi….”
Pat O’Shane to Contest Entsch’s Seat in Federal Election
“As a vocal advocate for climate action, social justice and youth justice, I will hold the government accountable to secure a better future for all of Leichhardt – not just the big end of town.”
“Warren Entsch has been the LNP member for Leichhardt for 22 years. In all of that time he has become very stable – or at least he says so on his billboards. But, stable does not mean able!”
Weekend Event Guide / 17-19 December 2021
What’s on this weekend?
NQ Rock Lobster Farm Seals Its Future
“Ornatas’ project will be the world’s first land-based tropical rock lobster farm and represents another milestone towards Queensland becoming the aquaculture capital of the world.”
Tomorrow’s Neighbourhood Christmas Lunch Celebrates Community & Sustainability
For the first time ever, Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre volunteers and staff are hosting a free and Inclusive Christmas community lunch tomorrow.
Wonders of the Reef / Port Douglas’ Puff’s Microverse Comes Alive on Netflix
A baby pufferfish travels through a wondrous microworld full of fantastical creatures as he searches for a home on the Great Barrier Reef.
Crispin Hull / Inheritance & Inequality
“Overall, the tax system should be redesigned so it does more to reduce inequality and the resentment and social dislocation it creates…”
Weekend Event Guide / 10-12 December 2021
As all kids polish off the school year today, family entertainment starts to heat up in the Shire, with a diverse range of events and activities on offer this weekend….
Special Delivery Brings New Life to the Great Barrier Reef
LIZARD Island has received its first delivery of Coral IVF babies with nearly 10 million coral larvae released across four of the local reef locations under the Federal government funded Reef Restoration and Adaptation Program.