• Ordinary Council Meeting – 18 December 2018
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday,  18 December 2018, at 10am.  The agenda and minutes can be downloaded ... Read More
  • Preparation is key for Douglas residents as TC Owen moves
    Residents can grab their shovels and start sandbagging as Douglas Shire prepares for any impacts related to Tropical Cyclone... Read More
  • Mossman Christmas Carols moved to Sunday night
    The Douglas Shire Nautilus Aviation Carols by Candlelight has been shifted to Sunday night due to predicted impacts from Trop... Read More
  • Alexandra Range open to all vehicles
    UPDATE 2.30PM [13/12/2018]: Cape Tribulation Road is now open to all vehicles. There are still some sections on the Alexandra... Read More
  • Free mulch reaches Douglas
    A FREE mulch giveaway has come at the right time for Douglas Shire residents. Douglas Shire Council is offering the free han... Read More
  • Douglas eases back into level 2 water restrictions
    Douglas Shire Council has relaxed water restrictions as heavy rainfall breaks a prolonged dry spell and pushes the intake lev... Read More
  • Christmas closure information
    Douglas Shire Council offices will be closing for the Christmas break at 4.30pm on Friday, December 21. Council offices  re-... Read More
  • Eskimo Joe to Rock Carnivale’s 25th Anniversary at Port Douglas
    Australia’s favourite indie rock band Eskimo Joe will lead the charge at party central when Port Douglas celebrates Carniva... Read More
  • No Ferry Tale … It’s Free!
    The Daintree Ferry will be free to regional FNQ residents for the next three months. The free ferry trip is the best incentiv... Read More
  • Council to explore training and investment opportunities in Mossman Mill
    ECONOMIC task forces designed to create jobs and pump more dollars into Douglas Shire will investigate ways to tap into the M... Read More