In today’s Opinion piece, Crispin Hull criticises corporations for prioritising shareholder value at the expense of consumers, citing instances of unfair practices like changing terms without notice and imposing high late payment fees. He advocates for a stronger regulatory body, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), to address individual complaints and enforce tougher regulations, higher fines, and the breakup of monopolies. This, he argues, would hold corporations accountable for their actions and curb their exploitative practices…
Douglas Shire Mayor Michael Kerr has said Council has no plans for a bridge over the Daintree River.
“Douglas Shire Council invites registration to receive expressions of interest documents, from suitably qualified Respondents, for the future supply of a new vessel and the provision of ferry services for the passenger and vehicular transport across the Daintree River in Far North Queensland.”
” I and many other Yes voters thought, very naively, that Australians were better than that: that we would not fall for the sort of misinformation and conspiracy theories that delivered the tragic Brexit and Trump results in Britain and the US. Silly me.”
“I have been incredibly fortunate to hold what I consider the best job in the world. However, after nine incredibly rewarding years leading TPDD, I believe it is the perfect time for a new leader who will guide the organisation into 2024 and beyond.”
Browse our gallery of Saturday’s NicNak Fashion parade, a joyful afternoon of fun, fashion, great laughs and wonderful community spirit!
Amongst davits on the Daintree ferry and the vote of no confidence in Mayor Kerr, all cards were on the deck at yesterdays’ Council meeting where “hypocritical rhetoric”, “propaganda” and “deep-seated hostility” were mentioned amongst calls for greater transparency and more considered community representation….
Time is running out for visitors to experience EXposed EXhibition at the Port Douglas Community Hall. The exhibition showcases local artists taking themselves out of their comfort zones…
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.