• Ordinary Council Meeting – 19 September 2017
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 19 September 2017, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded b... Read More
  • Council to trial Daintree Ferry ‘early bird’ discount to reduce waiting times
    Douglas Shire Council will launch an “early bird” discount to encourage visitors to travel on the Daintree Ferry before 9... Read More
  • Level 2 Water Restrictions introduced in Douglas Shire
    Another poor wet season and a prolonged dry spell, with no substantial rain, has prompted Douglas Shire Council to issue Lev... Read More
  • Council invitation for Community Satisfaction Survey
    Douglas Shire Council Mayor, Julia Leu, has encouraged all residents to take part in a Community Satisfaction Survey initiate... Read More
  • Get your green thumbs ready for Douglas Garden Awards
    Douglas gardeners have until 25 August to enter their garden in the first Douglas Shire Garden Awards. “It’s a wonderful ... Read More
  • Smoking ceremony sets walking trail off on right track
    A smoking ceremony by Kuku Yalanji Traditional Owner, Caleb Hall, has marked the start of Stage 2 construction of the Flagsta... Read More
  • New Bridge for Noah Creek gets $1.125m Grant
    A new bridge is on the way for Noah Creek on Cape Tribulation Road thanks to a $1.125m grant from the Commonwealth Government... Read More
  • Tourism gets a boost from Council contracts
    Douglas Shire Council has shown its support for the local tourism industry by providing more than $480,000 annually for Touri... Read More
  • Wangetti Trail moves to next stage
    The Wangetti Trail is several giant steps closer to becoming a reality, Douglas Shire Council Mayor, Julia Leu, said today. C... Read More
  • Flagstaff Hill Walking Track Stage 2 contract awarded
    The Flagstaff Hill Walking Track Stage 2 contract has been awarded to Cairns company, Eco Civil Solutions, Douglas Shire Coun... Read More