• Council delivers first budget surplus
    Douglas Shire Council handed down its first budget surplus since de-amalgamation, hitting its five-year target of financial s... Read More
  • Road investment drives benefits for Douglas
    MOTORISTS are set for a smoother ride on Douglas Shire roads thanks to a million-dollar investment in road resealing announce... Read More
  • Ferry flood cameras step up disaster resilience
    FLOOD cameras that keep a close eye on river levels at the Daintree Ferry crossing headline a series of projects aimed at str... Read More
  • Sports and Rec scores in Council budget
    LOCAL sporting clubs have smashed an ace in the 2019-20 Annual Budget under a fresh focus on building up sports and recreatio... Read More
  • Budget a win for Port Douglas
    PORT Douglas has received a handful of big-ticket items in the 2019-20 Annual Budget aimed at reinvigorating streetscapes and... Read More
  • Council to target hiptage
    COUNCIL’s biosecurity team is taking up arms and bolstering their efforts to protect the Daintree Rainforest against invasi... Read More
  • Mossman Botanic Gardens Join Douglas Garden Awards
    THE Mossman Botanic Gardens (MBG) committee is hoping to grow on the building momentum through the 2019 Douglas Garden Awards... Read More
  • Council welcomes Wangetti Trail funding
    MOUNTAIN bike riders and hikers are pumped up after the State Government’s $36 million announcement to fund the whole Wange... Read More
  • Douglas goes carbon neutral under Healthy Reef Partnership
    DOUGLAS Shire Council will become the country’s newest carbon neutral region, further pushing the Great Barrier Reef and Da... Read More
  • New toilet blocks a boost for Douglas parks
    USING a public toilet in Douglas Shire just got a whole lot better. Douglas Shire Council has rolled out eight new toilet blo... Read More