Development Applications / New Helipads, RV Park and Expanded IGA Shopping Centre
Recently, a wide range of development applications have been lodged with Douglas Shire Council….we take a closer look at some of them in a series of articles..
Ramping Up Action at Newell Beach Boat Ramp
Member for Cook Cynthia Lui reports that the planning process for the new all-tide boat ramp is well underway, with tenders expected to be posted in July.
Jalun Park Saved from Development for the Douglas Community
DouglasNews.Network congratulates Douglas Shire Council on the vital decision not to support the sale of State land to a developer for profit, and in particular, Councillor Abigail Noli for presenting the Notice of Motion.
Rainforest Country Returned to Traditional Owners
Six Daintree blocks are now held in the Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation and Land Trust as a result of a unique Cultural partnership.
The Property Re/Port
We asked local property expert Callum Jones from The Pink Real Estate, for an update on the local market. “With the increase in new owners to the region there will be a demand for other services and businesses in Port Douglas. We have seen a lot of businesses shut during the last six months- some will re-open but others will remain vacant. There will be new opportunities arise and I believe we will see commercial rents become more affordable in the near future before growing again as the economy recovers in the wake of the pandemic.”
The Palms / $300+ million development gets green light from Cairns Regional Council
The Palms Collection received approval for their Development Application for the Palms Masterplan at a Cairns Regional Council Planning and Environment meeting today.
The Weekend Property Re/Port
We asked three local experts in the field for an update. Dave Cotton from Raine and Horne Port Douglas, Charlie Madgwick from Raine and Horne Mossman, and Tim Smith, from Port Douglas Realty, provide a brief on the local property market.