• Level 1 water restrictions turned on in Douglas
    DOUGLAS Shire Council has announced restrictions on using garden irrigation systems and sprinklers in a bid to reduce water c... Read More
  • Love for paradise draws new Aussies to Douglas
    BACKPACKERS who fell in love with the tropics many years ago, students and professionals in search of a laid-back lifestyle w... Read More
  • Alexandra Range Landslip Repairs complete
    THE COMPLETION of landslip repairs to Cape Tribulation Rd at the Alexandra Range marks a big step forward on the road to reco... Read More
  • What do you think of our website?
    Council is currently upgrading its website to make it more user-friendly and compatible with mobile devices. We are also look... Read More
  • Douglas News Bites – September Council Meeting
    Local Indigenous signage to roll out THIRTY-six place signs featuring local Indigenous Language will be installed across Doug... Read More
  • Got an idea for Carnivale 2020?
    LOCALS are encouraged to start thinking about how they can make Port Douglas Carnivale 2020 a special tropical celebration. D... Read More
  • Free mulch returns for dry season
    A FREE mulch giveaway has been announced to help Douglas Shire residents keep their gardens healthy through a predicted dry p... Read More
  • Lagoon vision unveiled for Port Douglas
    A GRAND vision to build Australia’s first chemical-free public swimming hole next to Four Mile Beach in Port Douglas has be... Read More
  • Water works improve Rex Creek Intake
    REMOVING debris and sand from the Rex Creek Intake during the wet season just got a little easier for Douglas Shire Council c... Read More
  • Cash splash for community groups
    INDIVIDUALS and organisations with ideas to enrich the community or grow the local economy are encouraged to apply for a Doug... Read More