• slipway
    Council meets with marine industry, State Government over Port Douglas slipway closure
    Douglas Shire Council met with around 30 Port Douglas slipway users and senior officials from the Department of Natural Resou... Read More
  • Carnivale 2016
    Record rainfall fails to dampen success of Carnivale
    Not even record rainfall could dampen the enthusiasm for the new format and events that attracted thousands of visitors to P... Read More
  • book
    National Simultaneous Storytime @ Mossman Library
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  • garricks coconuts
    Damaged coconut palms to be removed
    Two coconut palms are to be removed from Garrick Street for public safety. The palms will be replaced with native Solitaire... Read More
  • 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
  • portdouglasmarina_dougLR
    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
  • different plumbing and metal accessories on the layout of apartments
    Businesses urged to register as pre-qualified suppliers
    Businesses that want to secure work with Douglas Shire Council are urged to register as a supplier of goods and services. Cou... 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
  • bigfish
    Community encouraged to get involved in ECO Week
    Gigantic fish made of beach litter, a huge pile of rubbish illustrating the impact of illegal dumping, information sessions b... Read More
  • about the shire
    Draft Planning Scheme passes State Interest Check
    Douglas Shire Council’s Draft Planning Scheme has received official State Interest Check approval from the Queensland Gover... Read More