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Year 11 and 12 students from Mossman State High School have created interactive art boards to be displayed next week at the Wildlife Habitat.

Lessons learned from French economist Thomas Piketty could be applied to Australia's taxation system amid dropping government revenue and ever-present corporate tax dodging.

Joe Hockey's been caught out hiding budget secrets - and by John Howard, no less.

Tony Abbott is sending RAAF fighter jets to bomb ISIS in the Middle East but is ignoring far greater threats to Australia and the world.

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Another sighting of a massive croc inside the swimming area at Four Mile Beach has led to the closure of the beach and criticism of Douglas Shire Council's croc management policy.

An adventurer has captured footage of what appears to be a massive humanoid creature deep underground somewhere in Douglas Shire. Is this a sighting of a yowie, a mutated bigfoot, or the fabled Nephilim, half-human descendants of fallen angels? Watch the footage and decide for yourself.

An ambitious expansion to the Reef Marina is set to target the lucrative superyacht market and bring a massive boost to the Port Douglas economy.

Port Douglas at Number 4 on Trip Advisor  | The Newsport

Port Douglas has again brought the international spotlight to shine on the region by being voted #4 in the top 10 destinations in Australia.

 

A new study by James Cook University has found that sediment plumes from coastal runoff and dredging can have big impacts on fish numbers offshore.

Keep an eye out for these vehicles and contact police if you see them.

An ambitious expansion to the Reef Marina is set to target the lucrative superyacht market and bring a massive boost to the Port Douglas economy.

Douglas Shire Council has responded to criticism over its stance on crocodile management after a sighting of a 4-metre crocodile at Four Mile Beach on the weekend.

An adventurer has captured footage of what appears to be a massive humanoid creature deep underground somewhere in Douglas Shire. Is this a sighting of a yowie, a mutated bigfoot, or the fabled Nephilim, half-human descendants of fallen angels? Watch the footage and decide for yourself.

Douglas Shire Council has announced Level One water restrictions for the shire, effective from today. Click here for details.

Mossman State High School student Ebony Faichney is looking into the possible reformation of the Douglas Fish Stocking Association.

Another sighting of a massive croc inside the swimming area at Four Mile Beach has led to the closure of the beach and criticism of Douglas Shire Council's croc management policy.

Douglas Shire Council has moved to clarify confusion over where to find its rules regarding signage and advertising.

Douglas Shire Council is calling for aerosol artists to help brighten up the Wonga Beach, Mossman and Port Douglas skate parks and help give the area's youth a sense of ownership of their community.

His children Antony, Nicholas and Stephen Whitlam and Catherine Dovey issued a statement this morning.  "Our father, Gough Whitlam, has died this morning...

Member for Cook David Kempton has commended all State Emergency Service volunteers for SES Week, held October 18-28.

The three Run for the Reef events held on Sunday have raised thousands for both protection of the Great Barrier Reef and local community projects.

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The Under 14s Port Douglas Muddies team have put themselves in a good position ahead of the end of a Round 2 match against Atherton.

Four of the Mossman and District Rifle Club's best shooters pitted their skills against high winds and shifting mirages for a 500-metre shoot over the weekend.

There was celebration all round after another hole-in-one by Brian 'Boof' McDonald at the Mossman Golf Club.

Steve Dobel says that the C-Grade Muddies will be 'keen to redeem themselves' after a 'lacklustre' performance against the Mulgrave Toads.

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