Tag: Breaking News
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….
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
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.
Environment News in 5 / Poo, kelp, debris, cloudland and purposeful travel
IN BRIEF / The lowdown on environmental news-cow poo, fishing buoys, Cloud Land, marine debris and sustainable travel updates.
Crispin Hull / Back to Basics on the Voice
❝To put it crudely, it seems that the whitefellas opposing the Voice are concerned that it might give the blackfellas too much, and that the blackfellas opposing the Voice are concerned that it will not give them enough.❞
Crispin Hull / Why Millionaires Want to Pay More Tax
When b/millionaires cry out for higher taxes, it is a sure sign that the low-taxing, privatisation, out-sourcing model has gone too far. The question for Australia is can the Labor Government change direction and do it quickly enough so the benefits become apparent before it faces the electorate?
COUNCIL NEWS IN 5 / Thursday 19 January 2023
IN BRIEF / The latest news from Douglas Shire Council
Crispin Hull / Upsetting Money Launderers and Gaming Profiteers
The whole gaming “industry” in NSW, and other states, is propped up by laundering illegally obtained cash and the immoral plucking of addicted gamblers. Hitherto, state governments have been equally addicted to the tax revenues.
Breaking News / Search Continues for Woman Missing at Mossman Gorge
BREAKING NEWS / Police this morning will continue the search for a 54-year-old woman missing at Mossman Gorge around 2 pm yesterday.
Crispin Hull / On Why We Should Vote Yes to the Voice. And the Use of ‘Like’ in Language.
Crispin Hull shares his weekly op-ed on why we should vote Yes to the Voice….”surely after more than two centuries of dispossession; marginalisation; and attempted extermination by force or assimilation we (everyone who has the right to vote) can acknowledge the Indigenous people of Australia in a clause in the Constitution and that they should have a means of expressing their views on matters of concern to them and that those views should be listened to…”