• Have Your Say on Carnivale 2017
    Thousands of people flocked to Carnivale 2017 events over the weekend. Major sponsor Douglas Shire Council wants your feedbac... Read More
  • Ordinary Council Meeting – 30 May 2017
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 30 May 2017, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded below as ... Read More
  • Dog breeders required to register under new laws
    Council’s Local Laws team is preparing for regulations of the new Queensland Government dog breeder legislation that comes ... Read More
  • Mayor outlines community vision for retirement village
    Plans for a retirement village will feature as part of Stage 2 of the new Mossman nursing home development. Mayor Julia Leu s... Read More
  • Public invited to have say on Land Management Plan
    The community is invited to Have Your Say on a proposed Land Management Plan for 13-29 Mowbray St. The location, home to the ... Read More
  • Spectacular Spiegeltent heads massive line-up of events for Carnivale 2017
    The spectacular Spiegeltent is returning for Port Douglas Carnivale 2017 with another tantalising Circus cabaret, more sidesp... Read More
  • Council campaign to encourage dog owners to use leash
    Local Laws Officers have increased patrols around the Douglas Shire, specifically targeting dogs being walked without a lead... Read More
  • Love Where You Live photo competition launched to help reduce litter impact on reef
      Calling all local amateur photographers – Douglas Shire Council wants your help to encourage others to reduce litte... Read More
  • Proposed Planning Scheme given green light by Council
    Douglas Shire Council will proceed with a new Proposed Planning Scheme after assessing more than 600 submissions from the com... Read More
  • Public art encourage with new strategy & Regional Development Arts Fund grants
    Eligible individuals, organisations and collectives are invited to apply for funding for arts and cultural projects under Dou... Read More