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Tue 16 Sep

Future directions for the Port Douglas hospitality icon were decided at the meeting. 

Calypso enjoys close encounter

Check out this amazing footage of a pod of false killer whales off the coast of Port Douglas yesterday, courtesy of Calypso Reef Cruises.

Welcome to Team Australia - where friends get picked first, the little kids get pushed aside and the ref is blind.

Sending your kids to an exclusive private school might turn out to be a waste of money in the light of new research that shows they won't, on average, earn more in the workforce than their publicly-educated peers. 

Australia's got plenty of mines but only one Great Barrier Reef, and a develop-at-all-costs attitude by government and the private sector endangers a natural wonder that millions come to see every year.

Crispin Hull chucks in his two cents on why Australia needs to stop doing its referendums in half measures, and a possible fix to the Ukraine crisis. 

The crocodile is suspected to have killed and eaten pets belonging to several families living around Reef Park lake. 

Weekend Tropical Writers Festival | The Newsport

Huge crowds turned out over this last weekend at The Rydges Tradeswinds Hotel in Cairns to celebrate, associate and educate...

 

Queensland LNP Senator Mcdonald goes on a road trip to Cape York | The Newsport

Tuesday 9.00am LNP Queensland State Senator Ian Macdonald is travelling by road from Cairns to Bamaga and Sesia over the next seven days...

 

Rumours are flying that the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie will be filmed in Far North Queensland, with councils and tourism organisations alike trying to maximise Douglas Shire's attractiveness to producers.

Mental health organisation Beyondblue is coming to Port Douglas and they want anyone fighting internal issues to come.

The Bally Hooley steam locomotive struck the railway spike on Sunday and was at risk of derailment, according to general manager Peter Lloyd. 

Weekend Tropical Writers Festival | The Newsport

Huge crowds turned out over this last weekend at The Rydges Tradeswinds Hotel in Cairns to celebrate, associate and educate...

 

The crocodile is suspected to have killed and eaten pets belonging to several families living around Reef Park lake. 

A crocodile suspected to have killed several family pets has been caught in a trap in Reef Park lake in Port Douglas. Wildlife control officers are on their way to remove the animal.

The Cairns Tropical Writers Festival this afternoon will invites lovers of the written word to congregate in the the Far North's balmy atmosphere to celebrate their passion. 

Artist and medium Susanna Isabella is ready to take Douglas into a fantasy world - all you need to do is step into the New Visions gallery. Check it out here.

There's finally an end in sight to everyone's least favourite roadworks - the Department of Transport has said that final sealing operations to works on Port Douglas Road should be finished within a week.

Great Barrier Reef Helicopter tours celebrated Father's Day on Sunday in their own unique style, offering discounted flights and also conducting a lolly drop at Sunset in the Park.

A new study by James Cook University has found that populations of the important apex predators rebuild best on healthy coral reefs. 

Students from six schools across the Douglas region headed out to the  mudflats to get their hands dirty and learn about coastal ecosystems and how they interact with the Great Barrier Reef.

The combined Sunset in the Park Father’s Day Picnic event at Rex Smeal Park on Sunday was a great success, with families and music lovers turning out to enjoy fun, games and laid-back local music all day and well into the night. 

Rare catch on Four Mile Beach | The Newsport

Well known local fisherman, diver and marine explorer, known to his friends as 'Sharky' came up with one of the rarest catches he'd ever seen - an ornate eagle ray. Check it out here.

 

World waking up to Ocean rubbish crisis | The Newsport

Tuesday 11.30am Heidi Taylor from Tangaroa Blue Foundation has travelled to New York to attend the 'Parley for Our Oceans' event in New York...

 

Stylish Sundays relaunch at QT Port Douglas  | The Newsport

Estilo Domingo bar at QT has been refreshed and is set to re-establish its position at Port Douglas’ most stylish Sunday session.

Queensland LNP Senator Mcdonald goes on a road trip to Cape York | The Newsport

Tuesday 9.00am LNP Queensland State Senator Ian Macdonald is travelling by road from Cairns to Bamaga and Sesia over the next seven days...

 

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Check out all the upcoming matches and latest results from the Mossman Golf Club by Shona Barbour.

The Port Douglas Crocs have slugged it out with the Cutters and come out on top for the preliminaries. 

Mossman Golf Club weekly round up

Tuesday 9.30am Mossman Golf Club hosted 88 players last Thursday as players from the region enjoyed perfect weather for the annual Interclub Event.

The Young Guns and the Cougars have come out on top at the Port Douglas Netball grand final on Tuesday. 

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