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    Ordinary Council Meeting – 30 August 2016
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 30 August 2016, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below... Read More
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    Port Douglas Live Entertainment Precinct catalyst for debate of Proposed Planning Scheme
    A Live Entertainment Precinct which defines the area as the hub of live entertainment activities in the Douglas Shire is a ca... Read More
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    Legendary CREB Track officially reopened
    The legendary CREB Track is officially reopened after unseasonal flooding. The 71km CREB Track, which starts just north of D... Read More
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    ‘Turning of sod’ to recognise 20 years of blood, sweat and tears for nursing home
    The official “turning of the sod” ceremony at the new Salvation Aged Care Plus Centre in Mossman on Monday will be a cele... Read More
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    Eliminate Dengue researchers target Douglas Shire
    International   research   is   coming   to   the   Douglas   Shire   in   an  effort  to  reduce  the  risk  ... Read More
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    Newell Beach Jetty works
    Essential repair works will be conducted on the Mossman storm Tide Gauge at the Newell Beach Jetty on the following days: Mon... Read More
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    Have Your Say on Proposed Douglas Shire Planning Scheme
    Douglas Shire Council has released a new Proposed Planning Scheme for public comment that achieves a reduction in red tape, d... Read More
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    Sale of Council Plant
    Council has 46 plant items for sale by tender including a tractor, utility, quad bike, tool box, trailer, electric forklifts,... Read More
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    Pizza, Pyjama Storytime to celebrate Children’s Book Week
    Pop on your PJs, grab your teddies and get ready for Pizza, Pyjama Storytime. To celebrate Children’s Book Week, Mossman Li... Read More
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    Bloomfield Track Experience Guide unlocks rainforest secrets
    You’ve never experienced the Bloomfield Track like this. Douglas Shire Council and the Wet Tropics Management Authority hav... Read More