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2017 AGM click here

Response from Douglas Shire Council to DSSG concern over expansion of Prawn Farm at Killaloe click here

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


Draft minutes, click here 

Douglas Shire Council Economic Development Strategy Workshop

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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
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Find us on Facebook
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2017 ANNUAL REPORT click here

2016 ANNUAL REPORT click here


General submission template click here

Proposed Retirement Village - Ferrero Road template click here

Douglas Shire Sustainability Group Submission to Proposed Planning Scheme

Final Planning Submission.pdf

2016 Council Election DSSG survey questionnaire results click here 

2015 DSSG ANNUAL REPORT click here

Established to protect the environment of the Douglas Shire and promote sustainable development.

Objectives of DSSG:

  • To promote the preservation and conservation of the unique environment with the Douglas Shire and its surrounds.
  • To promote the preservation and conservation of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
  • To promote and encourage the adoption of the principles of ecologically sustainable development to all sectors of the community throughout the Douglas Shire.
  • To promote the education and environmental awareness of visitors and residents of the Douglas Shire in support of environmentally sustainable practices.
  • To recognise and promote the sustainable practices of the Traditional Owners of the Douglas Shire.
  • To establish a public fund which can be used to promote any of these objectives.

Feel free to contact us for more information.