• Daintree Ferry CLOSED until further notice
    The Daintree Ferry operator has closed the ferry crossing until further notice due to flooding in the Daintree River. The Bur... Read More
  • Douglas Shire – first in Qld with Resilient Coast Strategy
    A TEAM of coastal scientists, engineers and economists have become the first in Queensland to finish a 10-year scientific str... Read More
  • Cattle dog dubbed ‘Hero of Degarra’
    DEGARRA fisherman Billy Dunn has never seen his cattle dog Maggie any cleaner. The 10-year-old hound spent about 48 hours pad... Read More
  • Aged Care Centre on track for dry season construction
    THE Salvation Army is on track start construction on the much-anticipated Mossman Aged Care Centre once the wet season is fin... Read More
  • Costa calls on Douglas to ‘Let it Grow’
    POPULAR gardening personality Costa Georgiadis can’t wait to land in the tropics to check out the mix of gardens that Dougl... Read More
  • Interest for Daintree Ferry contract rolling in
    REPUTABLE transport companies and established tourism enterprises are among those who have shown interest in the next Daintre... Read More
  • Mowbray fishing platform hooked in $5.7m project
    DOUGLAS locals have a new reason to refill their tackle boxes with the return of a popular fishing and croc-spotting platform... Read More
  • What are Council crews working on?
    < Works update – March 13 > The grading crew is clearing drains in the Port Douglas area and then moving out to ... Read More
  • Water Notices: Due 9 April 2019
    Water Notices were issued on the 7 March 2019. Ratepayers have until the close of business 9th April 2019 to pay their accoun... Read More
  • Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail partially re-opened
    Council has re-opened the section of the Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail from Four Mile Beach to Island Point Lookout. The ̶... Read More