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    Daintree Ferry fees from 1 July 2016
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    Federal election pre-poll details
    Pre-polling for the July 2 Federal election is only available in the Douglas Shire at the Port Douglas Community Centre, 13-2... Read More
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    School Holidays @ Mossman Library – Hidden Jungle Colouring-In
    Book your space for the Mossman Library School Holiday activities now by calling 4099 9496.   Read More
  • Warren Entsch and Mayor Leu 1 (2)
    Federal Government promises $6.7 million for new water reservoir
    Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch and Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash announced $6.7 million in federal fundin... Read More
  • prawn farm
    Council approves multi-million-dollar expansion of prawn farm
    Council has approved a multi-million-dollar expansion of a Port Douglas prawn farm. Gold Coast Marine Aquaculture has been gr... Read More
  • Keep Paradise Plastic Free landscape
    Keep Paradise Plastic-Free campaign launch
    Australians dispose of 4 billion plastic bags a year. The average bag is used for 12 minutes but takes 1000 years to break u... Read More
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    Scrap Shack Official Opening
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  • Cape Tribulation
    Exciting new projects successful under Business Development Fund
    Two exciting new projects have been successful under Douglas Shire Council’s inaugural Business Development Fund. The Busin... Read More
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    Marina redevelopment granted preliminary approval
    Douglas Shire Council has provided preliminary approval for the redevelopment of The Reef Marina. The preliminary approval fo... Read More
  • DSC steam weeding trial
    Steam-weeding trial showing positive results
    Douglas Shire Council’s trial of steam-weeding technology is showing positive results. Council is one month into a six-mont... Read More