• Ordinary Council Meeting – 26 June 2018
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, 26 June 2018, at 10am.  The agenda and minutes can be downloaded belo... Read More
  • Off-leash dog park a win for lifestyle
    DOG owners will have a new place to let their pooches run free in Port Douglas. Douglas Shire Council announced a $145,000 of... Read More
  • Young boy’s budget wish granted
    YOUNG Cooya Beach scooter rider Colby Taylor’s budget wish has been granted. Douglas Shire Council has committed $150,000 i... Read More
  • Council considers solar farm
    COUNCIL will investigate the feasibility of a solar farm at the Killaloe Landfill site.The commitment is listed in Douglas Sh... Read More
  • Diwan to get new foot bridge
    NEW timber bridge decking will be installed across a creek north of the Daintree River under a bumper $6.8 million in Civil W... Read More
  • Public art installation starts in Mossman
    Council began installing a sculpture by Brian ‘Binna’ Swindley from Janbal Gallery, on Johnston Road today. This artwork ... Read More
  • Council to investigate feasibility of kids water park in Port Douglas
    COUNCIL’s vision to create a popular kids’ water park in Port Douglas will be investigated after funding was allocate... Read More
  • Budget injects essential works
    AN IMPRESSIVE suite of fresh projects heads a strong $16.49 million capital works injection in Douglas Shire Council’s 2018... Read More
  • Rocky Point boat ramp upgrade
    Douglas Shire Council’s civil construction concrete crew completed an upgrade to the Rocky Point boat ramp. The work wa... Read More
  • CITIZENSHIP CEREMONY PHOTOS: Mayor welcomes 15 new Aussies.
    A BUNCH of new Aussies officially call Douglas Shire home today. Douglas Shire Council Mayor Julia Leu welcomed 15 new Austra... Read More