How do you want your rates spent?

Influence how your rates are spent in five easy steps.

We are preparing the 2019-2024 Corporate Plan to guide how Douglas Shire Council allocates resources over the next 5 years.




Public workshop details:

Friday 5 April 2019

Whet Restaurant                           8:30am to 10:00am

Cow Bay Hotel – Bistro Room     11:30am to 1:00pm

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Council Offices, Mossman            4:00pm to 6:00pm

Friday 12 April 2010

Port Douglas Community Centre, 8:00am – 10:00am


We’ve sent out reply paid Post Cards and emails to ratepayers asking just 5 questions.

You can also follow the link below to do the survey:

Councillor Michael Kerr, Cr Roy Zammataro, Mayor Julia Leu, Deputy Mayor Abigail Noli and Cr David Carey


The existing corporate plan may be found below:

If you have lots more to say than the survey allows, please email us at

Deadline April 14, 2019