Category Archives: Cairns Regional Council

One Last Shot For De-Amalgamation In Port Douglas

Early next year we’ll be organising a Fund Raising Luncheon so that we can support an advertising campaign to get our Shire back. In summary, I’ll make a few points:* I was one of many who accepted the concept that … Continue reading

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De-amalgamation Update Port Douglas

29 June 2012 De-amalgamation Update Port Douglas This Sunday marks the first hundred days of the new LNP State Government and we anticipate that sometime today (Friday 29 June) the Minister for Local Government, the Hon. David Crisafulli, will announce … Continue reading

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Local Council Elections

At the time of typing this, the votes are Bob 21906, Val 8924, Marge 6846, Ian 2268. It appears Bob Manning will be easily romping home with 54%, 44 of 98 booths in the local Council Elections. You can stay updated … Continue reading

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Negative Equity in Far North Queensland

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Monday Morning – Captain Cook Hwy Update

Monday 26th of March 2012 Early reports according to ABC Far North Queensland radio, are saying the Captain Cook Highway is once again closed from Port Douglas to Cairns. Apparently more boulders/rocks have fallen onto the highway at Buchan’s Point. … Continue reading

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Port Douglas To Cairns – Road Update

Friday 23rd March 2012 We would like to advise the following from the Department of Transport and Main Roads: The Captain Cook Highway has opened to single lane traffic at Buchan’s Point, however will be CLOSED from 9am – 12pm … Continue reading

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Report on High Cost of Body Corporate Insurance

Recommendations For High Body Corporate Insurance Port Douglas unit owners who are outraged about their high body corporate fees, were given the opportunity to make a submission to the FederalGovernment Inquiry. The Government has tabled the report on residential strata title … Continue reading

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Road Closed To Port Douglas

Updated 22nd March 2012 We would like to advise the following from the Department of Transport and Main Roads: The Captain Cook Highway has opened to single lane traffic at Buchan’s Point, however will be closed during the following time … Continue reading

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Government Audit Flags Port Douglas as a “successful destination”.

An audit report  released by the Australian Government on tourism from Cairns to Townsville has shown Port Douglas in a very favourable light. An exert from the report finds: “Port Douglas presents a very different tourist proposition to the other areas … Continue reading

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Coconut Tree Slaughter – Four Mile Beach – Port Douglas

Port Douglas residents today woke to find that the iconic coconut trees that line Four Mile Beach have been cut down by the Cairns Regional Council. Images that tourists and locals associate with Four Mile Beach will soon be but … Continue reading

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