Unclaimed abandoned vehicles will be disposed or offered for sale by auction.

Once published to this webpage, owners will have 28 days to claim their vehicle. If the vehicle is not claimed, a further notice will be published  and the owner will have a further 14 days to claim the vehicle before it listed for sale by auction.

To collect an impounded vehicle, the owner must provide sufficient proof of ownership and proof of identity, and pay all costs incurred in the removal and storage of the vehicle. Owners must make an appointment with Council’s Pound Officer to arrange release of the vehicle. If you are an owner and wish to reclaim a vehicle, please contact Douglas Shire Council on (07) 4099 9444

For more on Abandoned Vehicles Local Laws visit here.

Current Vehicles Impounded 

01

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: 2 September 2021

Location: Mudlow Street, Port Douglas.

Model: Ford Focus, silver hatch

Make: Ford

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 561YPN – Unregistered

02

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Executive Wagon, White

Make: Holden Commodore

Vin: Unknown

Registration: NIL

03

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: 12 April 2022

Location: Pringle Street, Mossman

Model: S2x, Black Hatch

Make: Chery

Vin: LVVDB12B8BD182502

Registration: NIL

05

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: 4 July 2021

Location: Banabilla Road, Degarra

Model: Commodore SV6, Yellow/ Green

Make: Holden

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 689 YWM

06

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Camry Sedan, Silver

Make: Toyota

Vin: 6T153BK360X045411

Registration: NIL

07

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Falcon Futura Wagon, Blue

Make: Ford

Vin: Unknown

Registration: NIL

09

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Odessey Wagon, Gold

Make: Honda

Vin: Unknown

Registration: NIL

10

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Sedan Commodore, Dark Blue/ Black

Make: Holden

Vin: 6G1EK5EV1Al428348

Registration: NIL

11

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Astra, Black

Make: Holden

Vin: Unknown

Registration: NIL

12

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Pregio Van, White

Make: Kia

Vin: Unknown

Registration: NIL

13

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Rodeo Ute, White

Make: Holden

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 953 KKC

14

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Van, Rusted/ White

Make: Nissan

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 794073

15

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Van, White

Make:

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 888 EHZ

16

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: Unknown

Location: Douglas Shire region

Model: Royal Saloon Van, White

Make: Foton

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 936 WKP

17

Vehicle Impoundment Details:

Date: 19 July 2022

Location: Therese Drive, Mossman

Model: Hi Ace Van, Red

Make: Toyota

Vin: Unknown

Registration: 669 ZXI

Notice of Auction

An auction will be held on Tuesday 11 October 2022, 10am at Killaloe Transfer Station, Lot 170 Killaloe Dump Road, Killaloe.

If you wish to view a vehicle or have any questions prior to the auction, please contact Council.

Phone: (07) 4099 9444  Email: enquiries@douglas.qld.gov.au

Conditions of sale:

  • The sale price at auction must be paid in full to Douglas Shire Council within 24hrs of the Auction. Payment can be made at Council’s Administration Building, 64-66 Front Street, Mossman or at the Hub at Port Douglas using credit card\ EFTPOS. No cash is accepted at the Hub in Port Douglas. The vehicle must also be removed from the site within the agreed time frame as noted. Failure to pay within 24hrs or to collect the vehicle within the agreed time frame will result in the sale becoming null and void and the vehicle will remain the property of the Council.
  • A copy of your receipt and confirmation of purchase of Abandoned Vehicle Notice must be provided to the transfer station supervisor/ weigh bridge operator as proof of sale.
  • No modification or alterations to the vehicle are to be undertaken on site.
  • Council takes no responsibility for any content of the vehicle and any unwanted contents must be disposed of appropriately by the purchaser.
  • Council takes no responsibility for the road worthiness or registration status of the vehicle, nor is responsible for any encumbrances on the vehicle.
  • Any approvals or equipment required to relocate the vehicle from the site are the responsibility of the purchaser.