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    Water mains break near Port Douglas Esplanade
    Water may be off for next 1 – 2 hours to fix a water break in the area of Esplanade and Garrick St, Port Douglas. Council a... Read More
    Bitumen reseal works
    Contractors for Douglas Shire Council will be conducting bitumen reseal work between the 3 – 10 August 2016 (the schedu... Read More
  • Daintree Gateway Stage 3
    Daintree Gateway Stage 3 to reinvigorate precinct
    Stage 3 of the Daintree Gateway will reinvigorate the western precinct with further improvements to increase and seal car pa... Read More
  • about the shire
    Positive response to Council progress on Waterfront redevelopment
    Mayor Julia Leu has met with Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham to progress the redevelopment of the ... Read More
  • Photo by Trevor Ford
    Council launches ‘If Only’ campaign to help our communities Get Ready for natural disasters
    It can happen in an instant – raging floodwaters ravaging your home or business or destructive winds toppling trees strong ... Read More
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    More than 2000 native plants to be established on Four Mile Beach foreshore
    More than 2000 native plants will be established on the Four Mile Beach dunal foreshore over the coming weeks. The joint init... Read More
  • Keep Paradise Plastic Free landscape
    Locals get behind Plastic Bag Free July Shopper Challenge
    Almost 100 eco-warriors in the Douglas Shire have signed up for the Plastic Bag Free July Shopper Challenge and you can too. ... Read More
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    Every resident, ratepayer, stakeholder offered say on new Planning Scheme
    Every ratepayer in the Douglas Shire will be posted a letter inviting them to comment as part of the community engagement pla... Read More
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    Daintree Ferry fees from 1 July 2016
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  • employment
    Read all about it! Your Council Working For You
    Douglas Shire Council has launched a new feature on its website Your Council Working For You to keep our communities more eas... Read More