• State Government decision likely to result in death of native animals
    Douglas Shire Mayor Julia Leu has expressed fears that native wildlife including cassowaries will be killed because of a deci... Read More
  • Community invited to unveiling of spectacular mosaic
    The community is invited to next week’s unveiling of Life Amongst the Trees, a public art project funded through the Region... Read More
  • Douglas Shire recognised as leader in adapting to climate change
    Douglas Shire has become the first Council in Queensland to complete the first two phases of a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Stra... Read More
  • Mayor welcomes improved croc management measures in Douglas Shire
    The State Government will introduce amended crocodile management measures in the Douglas Shire after representations from Cou... Read More
  • Mayor outlines record $19.1 million capital works program for 2017-18 Annual Budget
    Douglas Shire Council will deliver another record capital works program valued at almost $20 million in 2017/18 and remains o... Read More
  • Council aims to build on progress of major community projects
    Council will build on the progress of major projects including reinvigorating the Port Douglas Waterfront, releasing Stage 2 ... Read More
  • Council to implement more equitable price schedule for water access & usage
    Douglas Shire Council will implement a more equitable pricing schedule for water access and usage to improve service and reli... Read More
  • Your Council Working For You
    Want to see how your Council is working for you? Check out the latest CEO Report which provides information on hundreds of a... Read More
  • Council urges caution on proposed changes to Wet Tropics Management Plan
    Douglas Shire Council has urged the Wet Tropics Management Authority (WTMA) to ensure iconic off-road tracks including the Bu... Read More
  • Nursing home site ready for construction of facility with completion of enabling infrastructure
    More than $1 million worth of enabling infrastructure for the long-awaited Mossman nursing home has been completed in prepara... Read More