Douglas Shire Mayor Michael Kerr has said Council has no plans for a bridge over the Daintree River.
“Douglas Shire Council invites registration to receive expressions of interest documents, from suitably qualified Respondents, for the future supply of a new vessel and the provision of ferry services for the passenger and vehicular transport across the Daintree River in Far North Queensland.”
Amongst davits on the Daintree ferry and the vote of no confidence in Mayor Kerr, all cards were on the deck at yesterdays’ Council meeting where “hypocritical rhetoric”, “propaganda” and “deep-seated hostility” were mentioned amongst calls for greater transparency and more considered community representation….
Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm has scooped up multiple awards for their sustainably farmed fish at the Royal Fine Food Awards on Saturday night.
Presented by the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW at Sydney Olympic Park, the awards are the pinnacle of recognition amongst Australian producers, examining and celebrating truly inspirational, innovative agricultural food and beverage achievers.
“Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, has assured Douglas News Network that work on the Daintree Coast electricity grid will commence in October or November 2023.”
Renowned conservation organisation Rainforest Rescue has announced the winners of the sophomore year of their international rainforest photography competition, The Canopy Awards 2023.
A heartless act of violence has left the Daintree community in shock and sorrow as two majestic crocodiles were brutally killed in the Douglas Shire but a collaborative community effort between newly formed Community Representation of Crocodiles (CROC) and Crime Stoppers has resulted in the establishment of a staggering $10,000 reward for information that leads to the conviction of the killer.
Placing a value on the environment through formal well-regulated markets is a better way to effect climate action and change the behaviours destroying our planet, writes former Douglas Shire Mayor, Mike Berwick.
The Douglas Shire Council commenced its ordinary meeting at 11000am on Tuesday 30 May 2023 and these are some of the key issues discussed….
The roundtable will discuss DES’ enhanced Crocwise Strategy, Crocodile Management Plan consultation, research and monitoring of estuarine crocodile numbers and behaviour, and future initiatives.
After a Missing Notice was posted for the legendary crocodile, Scarface returned to his usual mangrove haunt on the Daintree yesterday afternoon.