Located in the Tropics of Australia, Douglas Shire is the only place in the world with two adjoining World Heritage listed areas: the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics – which includes the ancient rainforest of the Daintree. With spectacular rainforest covered ranges, beautiful beaches, and a diversity of vibrant communities, Douglas Shire combines the best of a laid-back tropical lifestyle with world-class attractions and facilities. From the sophisticated worldly comforts of Port Douglas to the remote village atmosphere of Cape Tribulation, there are activities and opportunities to suit everyone. 4WD CONDITIONS
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Douglas Shire Council adopted the 2019/2020 Annual Budget at a Special Budget Meeting on Tuesday, June 25 2019.