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    Budding artists and secret scientists invited to free Douglas Libraries Fun Palace
    Budding artists and secret scientists are invited to the Douglas Libraries Fun Palace to be held at the Mossman Markets on Sa... Read More
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    Council launches survey to help preserve and enhance cassowary habitats
    Douglas Shire Council has launched a survey to collect information from Daintree residents on cassowaries and dogs to help in... Read More
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    Council adopts 2016/17 Coconut Action Plan
    Douglas Shire Council has adopted a Coconut Action Plan for 2016/17 that details the coconut palm de-nutting program, removal... Read More
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    Council invites applications for funding of local projects
    Douglas Shire Council is inviting applications for funding of local projects under Council’s 2016-2017 various funding prog... Read More
  • fireworks
    Super celebrations planned for New Year’s Eve in Port Douglas
    Council will organise New Year’s Eve festivities in Port Douglas after agreeing to the Douglas Chamber of Commerce’s requ... Read More
  • economic development
    Have Your Say on Economic Development Strategy for Douglas Shire
    Residents, ratepayers and local businesses are invited to Have Your Say on the Economic Development Strategy being prepared f... Read More
  • CREB Track 052
    Legendary CREB Track officially reopened
    The legendary CREB Track is officially reopened after unseasonal flooding. The 71km CREB Track, which starts just north of D... Read More
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    Eliminate Dengue researchers target Douglas Shire
    International   research   is   coming   to   the   Douglas   Shire   in   an  effort  to  reduce  the  risk  ... Read More
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    Have Your Say on Proposed Douglas Shire Planning Scheme
    Douglas Shire Council has released a new Proposed Planning Scheme for public comment that achieves a reduction in red tape, d... Read More
  • Bloomfield Track Experience Guide Cover
    Bloomfield Track Experience Guide unlocks rainforest secrets
    You’ve never experienced the Bloomfield Track like this. Douglas Shire Council and the Wet Tropics Management Authority hav... Read More