• Public Notice
    Works Notice: Daintree Floating Walk Way/ Boat Ramp
    Works are to commence in reinstating the floating walkway at the Daintree River Boat Ramp (near Ferry) from 27 October 201... Read More
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    Mayor’s Christmas Appeal
    Mayor Julia Leu has launched the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal to help the less fortunate in our community.  Sadly, Christmas... Read More
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    WATER RESTRICTIONS NOW APPLY
      Due to a prolonged dry season Level 1 Restrictions have been declared in the Douglas Shire from 22/10/2014 Watering... Read More
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    Special Council Meeting – 21 October 2014
    A Special Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 21 October at 3 pm.  The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as ... Read More
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    Get Ready Douglas – Disaster Resilience Community Forums happening throughout region in October!!
    Please consider attending one of the Disaster Resilience Community Forums happening within Douglas during the week of the 27 ... Read More
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    Croc Trophy competitors to cool heels on Four Mile Beach
    Riders are gearing up to take part in one of the most prestigious mountain bike stage races in the world, which will finish o... Read More
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    Residents urged to limit water useage
    Douglas Shire Council requests that all water usage be kept to a minimum. This includes restricting any sprinkler use to betw... Read More
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    Council to host disaster resilience forums and photo competition
    Douglas Shire Council is helping our communities prepare for the next monsoon season with a series of disaster resilience for... Read More
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    Pirates of the Caribbean 5: What You Need to Know About Filming in Douglas Shire
    While the Douglas Shire has been confirmed as a location for filming of Pirates of the Caribbean 5 next year, the producers a... Read More
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    Regional Arts Development Fund open
    Douglas Shire Council’s RADF program for 2014-2015 opened on 1 October and individuals and groups within the Shire are inv... Read More