Category: EDITOR’S PICKS

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BEST of the Best | Daintree Saltwater Barramundi Farm Scoops Royal Fine Food Awards

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.

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Invitation | Port Douglas Artists EXposed

Behind the scenes of EXposed, Port Douglas Artists Inc., a collective of artists with expertise in a range of mediums, is the driving force for a dynamic endeavour encouraging local artists to explore new horizons and experiment with different styles and mediums.

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Official Line Up Announced for Wallaby Creek Festival 2023

Set to grace the grounds of Wallaby Creek at 720 Shipton’s Flat Road, Rossville, from September 22 -24, 2023, prepare yourselves for a captivating blend of enthralling music, dynamic arts, amidst the splendour of this unique rainforest setting.

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The Story of ‘Jinkalmu’ / Indigenous Language and Culture on Display for NAIDOC’s Day in the Park

Pop down to George Davis Park in Mossman tomorrow from 10.30am to take home your own copy of Jinkalmu, a collaborative expression of Indigenous language and art, and the significance it plays in our community’s culture.  

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Mayor Kerr silent as fellow Councillors update Douglas Shire on latest meeting outcomes

DouglasNews.Network caught up with Douglas Shire Councillors after last week’s fiery Council meeting to clarify outcomes regarding the aquatic precinct, the media relation policy, and the future of the Daintree ferry operators.

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LIPS Welcomes Reef Expert for A Free Community Talk About Low Isles

The Douglas community is welcome to attend a free talk by Dr Sarah Hamylton as she shares how her team are building on historic research to understand changes at Low Isles and its reef.

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Obituary / Vale Noel Weare

The Douglas Shire Historical Society has lost a passionate advocate for local history with the passing on Thursday 11 May of its founder, Noel Weare.

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A Bright Future for Local Douglas Shire News

DouglasNews.Network takes a fresh and independent look at the news and issues affecting the Douglas Shire. As well as bringing you breaking news daily, we provide analysis, inspiration and opinion pieces from our community.

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Douglas Shire Council News / Smart Water Savings

Residents living in Mossman and the surrounding areas will soon have the opportunity to save on their annual water bill.

Douglas Shire Council will be installing new smart water meters as part of a $1.1 million investment in water security.

This is the second stage of the smart water meter rollout and will commence next Monday, 6 March 2023.

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Douglas Shire Council News / Upgraded Access to Four Mile Beach

Douglas Shire Council is set to make it easier for visitors to access Four Mile Beach via Sand Street in Port Douglas with the construction of a brand new boardwalk and composite fibre stairs to replace the old wooden ones.

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