• Gardening guru inspired by quality of inaugural ‘Let It Grow’ Douglas Garden Awards entries
    Australia’s favourite green thumb Costa Georgiadis didn’t need to dig too deep for accolades to describe the inspiring ef... Read More
  • Ordinary Council Meeting – 19 September 2017
    An Ordinary Council meeting will be held on Tuesday 19 September 2017, at 10am. The agenda and minutes can be downloaded b... Read More
  • Council to trial Daintree Ferry ‘early bird’ discount to reduce waiting times
    Douglas Shire Council will launch an “early bird” discount to encourage visitors to travel on the Daintree Ferry before 9... Read More
  • Level 2 Water Restrictions introduced in Douglas Shire
    Another poor wet season and a prolonged dry spell, with no substantial rain, has prompted Douglas Shire Council to issue Lev... 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
  • 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