Cairns Airport IronMan / Everything you need to know about the Event and its Road Closures
The Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns is back in 2023 for the twelfth time. This year’s event is expected to attract over 4000 competitors over the six-day period. The IRONMAN Group, in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, Cairns Regional Council, Douglas Shire Council and Queensland Police Service, are coordinating the event and have put together the following information…
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.
Local Traffic Update/ Changed Conditions for Port Douglas Gran Fondo September 10 and 11
The Port Douglas Gran Fondo is coming to the region, delivering up to $5 million into the local economy with a variety of cycling courses and Festival events.
Local Sport / Beach Hockey Tournament Returns to Port Douglas
GET your tackling, dribbling and goal scoring skills ready– the annual Sandy Sticks beach hockey tournament wants you!
Sport Report / Douglas Heat BasketBall Club Fires Up New Tournament
Douglas Heat Basketball (DHB) will be hosting its first Junior representative tournament for 2021 on Sunday 29 August at their home court at Port Douglas State School.
Douglas Hockey Introduces Super 5s
Super 5s hockey is a fun, fast, furious, high scoring hockey game designed for multiple surfaces, environments and space. It is coming to the Douglas Shire soon!
Come And Try Our Local Little Athletics Club
Little Athletics is a fun, social and active program for girls and boys aged five to 15 years and Douglas Shire kids are invited to come along this Thursday to try a range of athletic activities, and sign up for the season.
Douglas Hockey Juniors Plan to Compete in State Championships
Douglas Hockey will send their first Junior teams to compete in the 2021 Queensland Hockey State Championships. This is an incredible achievement for talented youngsters, as well as for the fledgling community Sports Club that is experiencing great community support, and unveiling some serious local hockey prowess!
New Fishing App for Recreational Fishers to Tackle Rules
LOCAL recreational fishers are being urged to stay up to date with Queensland’s fishing rules and regulations by downloading the latest version of a popular fishing app.
Marlin Challenge / A weekend of reelin’ in the holy grail of fish
The challenge and the excitement of catching a black marlin is without compare, with many anglers perceiving this species to be the “holy grail” of fish to catch. The only confirmed breeding ground for the majestic marlin is right on our doorstep, the Great Barrier Reef. In this weekend’s annual Port Douglas Marlin Challenge, conditions and the quality, and quantity of action did not disappoint.