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NEWS

 

DSSG Submission DSSG Submission - Wet Tropics Management Plan 1998 Review click here

DSSG Comments on discussion paper - ‘Enhancing regulations to ensure clean water for a healthy Great Barrier Reef and a prosperous Queensland’ click here

DSSG Submission - Banning lightweight plastic shopping bags in Queensland click here

Queensland Government, legislate your renewable energy target DSSG signs the pledge click here

Boomerang Bags Douglas 
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Qld. Crocodile Management Plan click here

Submission - Development Application impact on flying fox colony, Cairns click here

2016 ANNUAL REPORT, click here

DSSG 2016 AGM

Draft minutes, click here 

Douglas Shire Council Economic Development Strategy Workshop

Read more, click here 

Eliminate Dengue Program

The DSSG is very excited to be represented on the Douglas Shire Community Reference Group for this very important research program. click here

Rainforest Rescue Trivia Night

Chris Bennet Memorial Fundraiser
Daintree Buyback Success
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DSSG 2016/2017 Strategic Plan
To view the plan, click here

Find us on Facebook
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THE COMMITTEE

PRESIDENT
Didge McDonald
Phone 0401 119 778 



SECRETARYTREASURER
Laurene Hull

Carolyn Toohey
COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Roisin Allen

Mike Berwick



ABOUT US

The Douglas Shire Sustainability Group (DSSG) is an environmental advocacy group, founded in 2005, the objectives of which are:

1. To promote and encourage the adoption of the principles of ecologically sustainable development to all sectors of the community throughout the Douglas Shire area.

2. To promote the protection and conservation of the unique environment in the Douglas Shire area and it’s surrounds including the Great Barrier Reef, the Wet Tropics and World Heritage areas.

3. To promote social, economic and environmental balance.

4. To promote and support environmentally sustainable practices education and greater environmental awareness of visitors and residents of the Douglas Shire area. 

5. To recognise and promote the sustainable practices of the Traditional Owners of the Douglas Shire area.

To read DSSG's CONSTITUTION click here

To read DSSG's 2016/2017 Strategic Plan, click here.

The DSSG represents a broad cross section of the Douglas community from Bloomfield to Wangetti Beach and has established extensive networks including Low Isles Preservation Society (LIPS), Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC), The Environmental Defender’s Office (EDO), Queensland Conservation Council (QCC), Rainforest Rescue, The Wilderness Society (TWS), the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), Greenpeace and Getup.