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
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 / Community, Consumer Protection & Cars in the Capital
“The ACT Government this week did a big favour to its citizens, and probably Australians in generally, by announcing that it would not permit the sale of fossil-fuel cars and small trucks after 2035.”
Are You Ready for the Single-Use Plastic Ban?
Queensland’s plastic ban made easy for grassroots groups
International Stars are Lining up to Help Save the Daintree
Patty Mills, Ziggy Alberts and Camilla Franks are among the list of global stars creating rare artworks to save the Daintree.
Research Discovers That Both Old And Young Fish Sustain Our Fisheries
JCU scientists have used modern genetic techniques to prove age-old assumptions about what sizes of fish to leave in the sea to preserve the future of local fisheries.
Conversations / With No Waste Warrior, Carmel Hatfield
One local woman’s life story inspires us to make a difference towards waste-free living. Carmel Hatfield speaks with DouglasNews.Network about her journey towards a sustainable life.