Stop illegal clearing and settlement in the Daintree Rainforest.
To Mayor and Councillors, Douglas Shire Council, We, the undersigned, call on Douglas Shire Council to enforce its local laws and planning scheme requirements to regulate and restrict clearing to ensure the conservation values of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest are not destroyed by illegal clearing and settlement.
Stop the Mission Beach heliport development
Cassowary Coast Regional Council has approved a heliport development in Mission Beach that will have devastating impacts on the already endangered Southern Cassowary. The development was approved by Cassowary Coast Regional Council in January 2021 Council did not consider a petition from local residents The development will see an...
Stop the bridge across the Daintree River
A proposed bridge across the Daintree River will fuel further development of the World Heritage value rainforest along the Daintree coast and must be stopped. Currently, the only way to reach the Daintree is by vehicular barge across the Daintree River. The local authority, Douglas Shire Council is...
Stop International Wildlife Trade
The international wildlife trade is fuelling a public health crisis. We’re calling on the United Nations, as well as G20 leaders to stop the global wildlife trade by banning both the export and import of wild animals as well as the farming and use of wild animal products for any...
Save the Daintree
Pressure is growing to develop parts of the Daintree Lowland Rainforest. In 2022 the Morrison Government committed $18.75 million to supply reticulated electricity to the Daintree. Pressure has also been mounting for a bridge to be built across the Daintree River. The exceptional biological and scientific values of the Daintree...