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    Council receives windfall with Financial Assistance Grant
    Council coffers have received a boost with the announcement of more than $1.3 million in funding under the Federal Government... Read More
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    CEO report highlights busy schedule
    The latest CEO report tabled at yesterday’s Ordinary General Meeting highlighted a variety of activities and projects Counc... Read More
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    Improved access for Degarra with upgrade
    The Degarra Community will have significantly improved access with the announcement Douglas Shire Council has been successful... Read More
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    Roadworks update
    Asphalt reseals starting Monday August 25 • Junction Road from mill street to the Junction Bridge • Snapper Island driv... Read More
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    Garbage collection services
    IMPORTANT UPDATE: Extra resources from both within and outside of the Douglas and Cairns area have been engaged to clear the ... Read More
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    Ordinary Council Meeting – 26 August 2014
    An Ordinary Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday 26 August 2014 at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below a... Read More
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    Half-yearly rate notices due
    Half yearly Rate notices were issued on the 28 July 2014. Ratepayers have until the close of business 28 August 2014 to pay t... Read More
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    Daintree community invited to Council forum
    Douglas Shire Council is conducting a community forum to provide information to and receive feedback from residents, communit... Read More
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    Croc-Wise community information session
    Douglas Shire residents have an opportunity to learn all about crocodile management issues in the region at a community infor... Read More
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    Plenty to celebrate during Seniors Week
    There’s plenty of great activities planned to celebrate Seniors Week in the Douglas Shire next month. Check out all the... Read More