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Everything you need to know about the Port Douglas Gran Fondo Festival this weekend

This weekend, Port Douglas Gran Fondo comes to town, a captivating three-day cycling festival that beckons adventure seekers to explore our breathtaking region. Learn about the full event details including maps of local road closures.

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Connection, camaraderie and belonging: why the Matildas could be making you a sports fan for the very first time

With over seven million Australians hooked onto the world cup viewing, many who have never really been interested in sports have recently found themselves screaming at the TV, cheering in pubs and hugging complete strangers.

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Watch the Matilda’s Live and Loud in Port Douglas and Mossman

Douglas Shire Council will host two public screenings of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Semi-Final of Australia v England on Wednesday.

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Rainforest photographers recognised for helping protect rainforests at the Canopy Awards 2023

Renowned conservation organisation Rainforest Rescue has announced the winners of the sophomore year of their international rainforest photography competition, The Canopy Awards 2023.

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Volunteer Army sought for Gran Fondo Festival in September

The Port Douglas Gran Fondo Festival is back for another year. Held between 8-10 September, the event has expanded for 2023, and organisers are putting together a volunteer army to support cyclists on and off-road.

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Crispin Hull / Mystery Ship on the Horizon

Port Douglas residents awoke to a large vessel anchored less than two kilometres off Island Point yesterday morning. And it was still there today. What is it, they asked.

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LIPS Welcomes Reef Expert for A Free Community Talk About Low Isles

The Douglas community is welcome to attend a free talk by Dr Sarah Hamylton as she shares how her team are building on historic research to understand changes at Low Isles and its reef.

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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….

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Government Takes out Forfeiture Action Against Operators of Double Island

“Double Island has been neglected for a number of years which is not acceptable.That’s why I applaud the action being taken because we want to see this wonderful asset used and open to the community.”

Assistant Tourism Minister and Member for Cairns Michael Healy

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Crocodile Roundtable to Convene in Cairns on Thursday

The roundtable will discuss DES’ enhanced Crocwise Strategy, Crocodile Management Plan consultation, research and monitoring of estuarine crocodile numbers and behaviour, and future initiatives.

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