Month: November 2021

0 4

Delegate the Christmas Wrapping for a Great Local Cause

THE troublesome task of gift wrapping will be solved again by the Mossman Hospital Friends of the Foundation. 

Continue Reading Delegate the Christmas Wrapping for a Great Local Cause
0 5

Local Public Health Measures a Hot Topic at Today’s Council Meeting

COUNCILLOR Abigail Noli will present an alternative Notice of Motion to Cr McKeown’s motion regarding the public health and social measures linked to vaccination status at this morning’s Douglas Shire Council meeting

Continue Reading Local Public Health Measures a Hot Topic at Today’s Council Meeting
0 3

Crispin Hull / The Future is Electric

It is now obvious that the Australian vehicle fleet will be almost totally electric within 10 years, if not sooner, given the way fuel prices are going and given the way the smarter developed countries are going.

Continue Reading Crispin Hull / The Future is Electric
0 4

Weekend Event Guide / 26-28 November 2021

Enjoy our definitive guide to the weekend events around the Douglas Shire and beyond….

Continue Reading Weekend Event Guide / 26-28 November 2021
0 2

Crispin Hull / On the Coalition’s Litany of Mismanagement

Since 2013 the Coalition has engaged in a litany of economic mismanagement and misuse of public money. Let’s look at that, item by item.

Continue Reading Crispin Hull / On the Coalition’s Litany of Mismanagement
0 9

Letter to the Editor / On The Demise of the Bally Hooley

I personally find now that John’s present actions regarding the retirement of Bally Hooley to be very short-sighted and a quote from him to “be able to view this fascinating piece of history forever” is perhaps overstated since who will take over responsibility from here on?

Continue Reading Letter to the Editor / On The Demise of the Bally Hooley
0 2

Weekend Event Guide / 19-21 November 2021

Enjoy our definitive guide to the weekend events around the Douglas Shire and beyond….

Continue Reading Weekend Event Guide / 19-21 November 2021
0 5

The Great Cape Trib. Art Expo

This weekend, talented local artists will be exhibiting as part of the inaugural Great Cape Tribulation Art Expo. If you haven’t heard about this exciting new community event, there is still the opportunity for local artists to get on board.

Continue Reading The Great Cape Trib. Art Expo
0 2

NEWS IN 5 / Monday November 15 2021

IN BRIEF / News, views, insights and inspiration from around the Shire and beyond our borders.

Continue Reading NEWS IN 5 / Monday November 15 2021
0 2

Urban Expansion Linked to Increase in Dangerous Disease

Cairns Hospital has recorded nearly 400 cases of melioidosis in the past two decades, with more than double the amount of cases in the last few years. A new study has found that urban expansion may have contributed to the rise in cases of the dangerous soil-borne disease.

Continue Reading Urban Expansion Linked to Increase in Dangerous Disease