• Council invitation for Community Satisfaction Survey
    Douglas Shire Council Mayor, Julia Leu, has encouraged all residents to take part in a Community Satisfaction Survey initiate... Read More
  • Get your green thumbs ready for Douglas Garden Awards
    Douglas gardeners have until 25 August to enter their garden in the first Douglas Shire Garden Awards. “It’s a wonderful ... Read More
  • Smoking ceremony sets walking trail off on right track
    A smoking ceremony by Kuku Yalanji Traditional Owner, Caleb Hall, has marked the start of Stage 2 construction of the Flagsta... Read More
  • New Bridge for Noah Creek gets $1.125m Grant
    A new bridge is on the way for Noah Creek on Cape Tribulation Road thanks to a $1.125m grant from the Commonwealth Government... Read More
  • Tourism gets a boost from Council contracts
    Douglas Shire Council has shown its support for the local tourism industry by providing more than $480,000 annually for Touri... Read More
  • Wangetti Trail moves to next stage
    The Wangetti Trail is several giant steps closer to becoming a reality, Douglas Shire Council Mayor, Julia Leu, said today. C... Read More
  • Flagstaff Hill Walking Track Stage 2 contract awarded
    The Flagstaff Hill Walking Track Stage 2 contract has been awarded to Cairns company, Eco Civil Solutions, Douglas Shire Coun... Read More
  • State Government decision likely to result in death of native animals
    Douglas Shire Mayor Julia Leu has expressed fears that native wildlife including cassowaries will be killed because of a deci... Read More
  • Douglas Shire recognised as leader in adapting to climate change
    Douglas Shire has become the first Council in Queensland to complete the first two phases of a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Stra... Read More
  • Mayor welcomes improved croc management measures in Douglas Shire
    The State Government will introduce amended crocodile management measures in the Douglas Shire after representations from Cou... Read More