• Mayor questions Ministerial direction for Council to seek approval from environmental groups for animal shelter
    Douglas Shire Mayor Julia Leu has questioned Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham’s direction for Cou... Read More
  • Free domestic green waste for local green thumbs
    Douglas Shire Council is encouraging local residents to clean up their own backyard with free domestic green waste disposal f... Read More
  • Celebrity gardener Costa Georgiadis to judge Douglas Garden Awards
    Celebrity gardener Costa Georgiadis has been confirmed as a judge of the Douglas Garden Awards. Mayor Julia Leu said she was ... Read More
  • Bloomfield Track Open
    The Bloomfield Track is now open along the full length between Cape Tribulation and Wujal Wujal after repairs due to flooding... Read More
  • The entire Douglas Shire to benefit from $2 million capital works cash injection
    Residents and visitors throughout the Douglas Shire will benefit from almost $2 million in Council-initiated capital works pr... Read More
  • Professionals disillusioned by Brexit, Trump urged to Discover Paradise
    Does Brexit make you or someone you know want to exit? Having trouble getting over the hump of President Trump? Douglas Shire... Read More
  • Council approves $85 million redevelopment of Port Douglas Waterfront
    Council has approved the most significant development in the Douglas Shire in a generation with approval granted to The Reef ... Read More
  • ‘Let It Grow’ for inaugural Douglas Garden Awards
    “Let It Grow” is the motto for Council’s inaugural Douglas Garden Awards which will be officially launched next month. ... Read More
  • Community feedback invited on Draft Arts Strategy & Policy
    Our communities are invited to provide feedback on Council’s Draft Arts Strategy and Policy. Mayor Julia Leu said anyone in... Read More
  • Spectacular Spiegeltent heads massive line-up of events for Carnivale 2017
    The spectacular Spiegeltent is returning for Port Douglas Carnivale 2017 with another tantalising Circus cabaret, more sidesp... Read More