Douglas Shire Council / Flagstaff Hill Development Approved and Daintree Ferry Decision Delayed
The Douglas Shire Council commenced its ordinary meeting at 11000am on Tuesday 30 May 2023 and these are some of the key issues discussed….
On the Agenda at Tomorrow’s Council Meeting / Future of the Daintree Ferry + Flagstaff Development up again for Approval
There is a busy agenda for Douglas Shire Council’s Ordinary meeting tomorrow. Up for debate and discussion is a proposal for expressions of interest from private enterprise to own and operate
the Daintree River Ferry.
On the Agenda / Douglas Shire Council set to endorse the Uluru Statement
ON the agenda for tomorrow’s Ordinary Meeting of the Douglas Shire Council, there is a resolution that Council affirms and endorses the Uluru Statement from the Heart as part of their ongoing commitment to reconciliation.
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.
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.
Crispin Hull / Bluffing the Fossil Fuel Industry and Gambling with Gaming
Crispin Hull shares his weekly op-ed on politics bluffing the fossil fuel industry and gambling with gaming…
Crispin Hull / On the Corrosion and Collapse of Public Service Policy Repair, Maintenance and Scrutiny
Crispin Hull shares his weekly op-ed on the corrosion of Public Service policy repair, maintenance, and scrutiny over the past 25 years, resulting in a slow collapse in public health, public education, and welfare.
Crispin Hull / On Opposition to the Voice to Parliament
Crispin Hull shares his weekly op-ed on the Liberal Party’s failure to support the Voice to Parliament, describing their willingness to accept well-funded voices while denying the Indigenous one as hypocrisy.
Crispin Hull / Ticking Time Bomb for Australian Political Parties
The major-party vote continues to trickle away as mainly women and younger people take their vote elsewhere because their values have changed. Before long some major realignment seems inevitable.
Crispin Hull / Boycotting FIFA World Cup 2022
The Republicans…wanted to overturn the 1973 Supreme Court decision in Rove v Wade which stated that the 14th amendment to the US Constitution (the right to privacy) nullified any legislative attempt by any of the states to restrict abortion.