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.
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.
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.
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 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!
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.
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.
Fishers throughout the Douglas Shire will be hooked on a new sustainable fishing promotion to be cast out across the local community next year.Douglas Shire Council received $15,000 through a partnership between the Australian Government’s Reef Trust and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to promote sustainable fishing practices.