Mossman is a town and a locality in Far North
Queensland, Australia, on the Mossman River. It is
within the local government area of Shire of
Douglas (between 2008 and 2013, it was within the
Cairns Region). In the 2011 census, Mossman had a
population of 1,732 people.
Sugar cane farming is an important aspect of the
local economy, with Mossman Central Mill, the
only sugar mill in the district, processing the cane
before sending it to Cairns for shipping
domestically and internationally.
Five minutes west of Mossman you will discover
Mossman Gorge, a very accessible and scenic
section of the World Heritage listed Daintree