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    Council to launch Business Development Fund to support bright ideas
    Council will officially launch a new Business Development Fund on 1 December to provide opportunities to the business and not... Read More
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    Council excited to fund massive line-up of local events
    Council has signed off on significant financial and in-kind support for a range of exciting local events planned for the next... Read More
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    Wonga Beach Community Meeting
    Due to quad bike use on Wonga Beach, Mayor Julia Leu has called for a community meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday ... Read More
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    Local Laws Review
    Douglas Shire Council is conducting a review into its Local Laws. To participate and have your say on our Local Laws click HE... Read More
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    Nominations open for Australia Day Awards
    Nominations are invited for the 2016 Douglas Shire Council Australia Day Awards. Mayor Julia Leu said the awards are an oppor... Read More
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    Regional Arts Development Fund Closing Soon
    Individuals, organisations and groups in the Douglas Shire wishing to apply for up to $5000 for arts and cultural projects un... Read More
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    first5forever program to be launched with Picnic in the Library
    Douglas Libraries will launch the first5forever program with a picnic in the library and free morning tea next week. The firs... Read More
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    Are you the next Carnivale event co-ordinator?
    Douglas Shire Council is searching for an event co-ordinator extraordinaire to plan and deliver Carnivale Friday 20 May – S... Read More
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    Recycling Week All Sorted – Answering the Big Recycling Questions
    Do you want to make a positive contribution to the environment but aren’t quite sure how? No worries, get involved in N... Read More
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    Douglas Card offers free ferry travel for Far North locals to discover Daintree
    Locals living across Tropical North Queensland are being urged to head north of the Daintree River this summer as the Douglas... Read More