Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SUMMER FUN PHOTO COMPETITION -

FAMOUSOUS al­bi­nolbi hhump­backb k whaleh l MiMi­ga­lool made an ap­pear­ance off Snap­per Is­land while an in­ter­na­tional team of sci­en­tists brought back re­mark­able footage of life nearly a mile be­low the sur­face of the Co­ral Sea.

Dain­tree River tour op­er­a­tors ex­press frus­tra­tion over the lack of progress on the Dain­tree Gate­way project and call for an ur­gent up­grade to in­stall per­ma­nent toi­lets and a wa­ter sup­ply.

The Moss­man Gorge loop track opened with a brand new 40m bridge cost­ing $500,000, to re­place the old bridge built in 1986.

Three pro­duc­tion com­pa­nies sin­gled out the Port Dou­glas re­gion as the per­fect lo­ca­tion to shoot big bud­get tele­vi­sion se­ries in­clud­ing the Aus­tralian med­i­cal drama

A lo­cal ad­ven­turer es­capes death af­ter plung­ing 12 me­tres from a cliff into wa­ter while rock­climb­ing in the Bar­ron Gorge.

NAIDOC Week was cel­e­brated in Moss­man with the theme “Un­sung He­roes” which cham­pi­oned the path-break­ing work of the com­mu­nity el­ders to give op­por­tu­ni­ties to in­dige­nous youth.

Seven-year-old Moss­man girl Geneva Gil­bert played AFL in front of al­most 30,000 scream­ing fans at the Gabba and met the Bris­bane Lions dur­ing their match against St Kilda.

Miallo State School of­fi­cially opens its new $2.125 mil­lion ex­pan­sion.

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