Circle of Wisdom

Phone: (07) 4098 9146


Douglas Shire Seniors Inc.

PO Box 1028, Mossman 4873
Phone: (07) 4098 1543


Mossman District Nursing Home Inc.

PO Box 300 Mossman 4873
Phone: (07) 4098 1469 (Shirley Vico) or (07) 4098 7542 (Marg Norris)


Meals on Wheels

Independent living in rental accommodation – must be over 55 years of age, eligible for Queensland social housing, and demonstrate an existing association with Douglas Shire

Facilities at Martin Scullet Drive, Port Douglas and 11 Maxwell Drive, Mossman
Phone: 4098 1105
Hours of Operation: Mon, Wed & Fri


Ozcare Aged Care Facility

Martin Scullet Drive, Port Douglas 4877

Phone: (07) 4087 2800




U3A Douglas Shire

University of the Third Age (U3A) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organisation that aims to offer older people low-cost educational opportunities operating in a pleasant, supportive social setting. There are no formal entry requirements and no examinations.

PO Box 691, Cairns 4870

Phone: 0438 805 194


Website: U3A Douglas ShireLove Learning in the Tropics (

Useful phone numbers and websites


— Seniors Enquiry Line

  • Referral service for Queensland seniors, families, friends, grandparents and carers.
  • Phone: 1300 135 500
  • Website:

— Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia

  • Advocacy service to older people and people with disability, giving vulnerable Australians a voice through information, education and support.
  • Phone: 1800 818 338
  • Website: