• Ordinary Council Meeting – 20 February 2018
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 20 February 2018, at 10am.  The agenda and minutes can be downloaded be... Read More
  • Grand Piano handover
    Douglas Shire Council will be handed a brand new Grand Piano to be staged at the Mossman Shire Hall later this month. The Com... Read More
  • Daintree Ferry Temporary Closure
    A MANDATORY inspection by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority will force the Daintree Ferry to be taken out of the water... Read More
  • Rock solid protection for Mossman Wastewater Treatment Plant
    A MILLION-dollar rock wall project has been built to strengthen flood resilience and protect the Mossman Wastewater Treatmen... Read More
  • Calls for public art to tell Douglas story
    DOUGLAS artists have a golden opportunity to tap into their creative flair and put their work on show to the rest of the Shir... Read More
  • Mayor welcomes new Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership members
    DOUGLAS Shire Council Mayor Julia Leu has welcomed councils that signed up to a coalition committed to tackling climate chang... Read More
  • Douglas Shire Council’s 2018 Australia Day Award winners
    A MOSSMAN author who published a dramatic historical account of the region’s  biggest environmental protests is Douglas Sh... Read More
  • Council urges smokers to check your butt
    A CIGARETTE butt audit has uncovered littering hot spots on the main street of Port Douglas. More than 2,200 cigarette butts ... Read More
  • Half Yearly Rate Notices: Due February 27, 2018
    Douglas Shire ratepayers received their Half-Yearly Rates Notice on the January 23, 2018. Ratepayers have until the close of ... Read More
  • Disaster Dashboard has Council ready if hazards strike
    A RIGOROUS disaster response plan and infrastructure upgrades has Douglas Shire Council more prepared than ever for cyclone s... Read More