• Dates for Environmental Workshops announced
    DOUGLAS Shire Council has announced two public workshops to gather input into and build on Council’s environmental initiati... Read More
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    Alison Gotts retrospective exhibition now at Council
    Artwork by the late Douglas Shire artist Alison Gotts features in a captivating retrospective exhibition on display in the Fo... Read More
  • Road leading to Daintree Ferry aftermath
    Multi-million-dollar road tender awarded
    A $2.8 MILLION contract to repair roads in the Douglas Shire damaged during the 2019 flood events has been awarded to HEH Civ... Read More
  • Council continues support for Community Christmas Day Lunch
    THE most disadvantaged people in Douglas Shire will have a Christmas feast thanks to the generosity of local businesses and t... Read More
  • Spiderbait To Headline Carnivale 2020
    The band guaranteed to “bring it” to their live performances with smash hits like Black Betty, Calypso, and Buy Me a Pon... Read More
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    Douglas Shire moves to level 2 water restrictions
    A RAPID decrease in water levels at the Rex Creek Intake has led Douglas Shire Council to make the decision to turn on level ... Read More
  • Flagstaff Hill image accompanying the TPDD annual reporr
    Marketing success for Tourism Port Douglas Daintree
    TARGETED marketing activities with a focus on boosting the domestic shoulder season helped stabilise visitor numbers to the D... Read More
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    Emergency Preparedness: Cyclone season is between November and April
    From 11 to 29 November, 2019, Council is urging ratepayers and residents of the Douglas region to ‘Know Your Risk’... Read More
  • PHOTO GALLERY – New decorative lighting on Macrossan Street
    Douglas Shire Mayor Julia Leu and Douglas Chamber of Commerce President Liz Ross officially illuminated nine trees in Macross... Read More
  • Annual Report reveals strength through adversity
    DOUGLAS Shire Council has capped off the financial year by pumping more than $800,000 into external organisations and deliver... Read More