Douglas Shire Sustainability Group

Item

Title

Douglas Shire Sustainability Group

Website Frontpage

Description

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.

Managed/contributed to the following campaigns

Type of group

Group

Primary environmental focus

Sustainability

Geographic sphere or activity

Local

Primary location

Mossman, Queensland

Known address

PO Box 762, Mossman Qld 4873

Website link/s

Founding Year

2005

Item sets