Council’s most recent news stories, public notices, job notices and updates on road conditions and tenders is displayed below.

September 29, 2022

2023 Australia Day Awards Now Open

September 29, 2022

Calling all local cleaners

September 27, 2022

Douglas News Bites – September 2022

September 20, 2022

Resilience tour during third La Nina

Have Your Say || Recreational Boating Facilities

September 19, 2022

Works Notice: Captain Cook Highway, south of Oak Beach

September 15, 2022

A warm welcome to our new Aussies

September 14, 2022

Swim program makes a splashing return

September 13, 2022

Reef Park – Street Lighting Improvements

September 13, 2022

Works Notice – Alexandra Range Repairs

September 13, 2022

Grading at the Bloomfield Track

September 13, 2022

The CREB Track is Open

September 13, 2022

Reusable Café Challenge in Douglas Shire

September 8, 2022

Register Your Interest – Mental Health First Aid Training

September 7, 2022

Speed Limit Lowered Mossman – Daintree Road

September 5, 2022

Dates set for Port Douglas Carnivale 2023

August 30, 2022

Douglas News Bites – New developments for resort town

August 18, 2022

The Call to Do It In Douglas

August 10, 2022

Works Notice: Parker Creek Crossing, Mossman

August 9, 2022

Council endorses Daintree Ferry Replacement Project

August 4, 2022

We wheel-y want your feedback

August 4, 2022

Works Notice || Mossman Street

August 2, 2022

Kermit is Wrong. It is easy being green – reduce, reuse, recycle

August 2, 2022

The Concierge’s Best Friend

July 27, 2022

Gran Fondo – Road Closure

July 26, 2022

Notice of Special Meeting – Tuesday, 9 August 2022

July 26, 2022

Mossman Show Deemed Huge Success

July 15, 2022

PHOTO GALLERY: Street parade wraps up NAIDOC Week 2022

July 12, 2022

NAIDOC Week Celebrations in Douglas

July 8, 2022

Resilience Solo Exhibition

July 7, 2022

Vendor Panel Supplier Training

July 4, 2022

Small Business Friendly Council’s Program

July 4, 2022

Douglas Staff Pledge to Plastic Free

July 4, 2022

Water Notices: Due 2 August 2022

June 30, 2022

Tech Time at Douglas Libraries

June 28, 2022

Wangetti Trail delays and changes could cost Council

June 28, 2022

Council turns on savings with program expansion

June 28, 2022

Budget Keeps Services and Planning on Track

June 24, 2022

Alchera Drive road works – Kerb and Channel Renewal Program

June 23, 2022

New Aussies get their citizenship

June 21, 2022

Photo Project Captures History Of Port Douglas

June 14, 2022

More subsidies for Pensioner Ratepayers

June 8, 2022

Mossman Golf Club gets a slice of RV market

May 27, 2022

Rate subsidy for Pensioners

April 28, 2022

Douglas News Bites – April 2022

April 28, 2022

Rainforest nursery to boost biodiversity on the Daintree Coast

April 28, 2022

Plans to make our beaches better

April 22, 2022

Cooya Beach Boat Ramp Receives Upgrades

April 20, 2022

First Nations Sport and Recreation Program

April 11, 2022

Sugarcane town poised for Splash Park

April 11, 2022

Carnivale Program Of Fun, Food And Fiesta Hits The Streets

April 11, 2022

‘Tropical Wonderland’ Theme For Carnivale Float Parade

April 8, 2022

White crosses to honour local soldiers on Anzac Day

April 6, 2022

Northern Roads Upgrade Complete

April 1, 2022

Fresh Look for Wonga Foreshore

March 31, 2022

Temporary Restrictions at Cow Bay Transfer Station

March 30, 2022

Douglas News Bites – March 2022

March 29, 2022

Council backs dream swell to bring surfing to FNQ

March 25, 2022

Roadworks Notice: Mossman – Daintree Road

March 25, 2022

Citizen Scientists Snap Coastal Changes

March 23, 2022

Register now to Do It In Douglas

March 21, 2022

Port Douglas gets water wise

March 1, 2022

Live Streaming is Now Available for Free Through Douglas Libraries

February 24, 2022

Introducing Do It In Douglas – Where Lifestyle Meets Livelihood

February 18, 2022

Wheels turning on Mossman-Cooya Beach Cycleway

February 10, 2022

Have Your Say || Waste Reduction and Recycling Plan 2022-2025

February 10, 2022

Douglas gets a wriggle on with Healthy waste habits

January 27, 2022

Welcome to our new Aussie citizens

January 27, 2022

Program to preserve Warri Park

January 26, 2022

Dedicated volunteer in a class of her own

January 20, 2022

WATCH NOW || 2022 Australia Day Awards celebrated online

January 11, 2022

Digital Library at your fingertips

December 29, 2021

Sandbags available in Port Douglas, Mossman & Daintree Village

December 23, 2021

Douglas Shire Council announces new CEO

December 21, 2021

Volunteer Surf Life Savers Wrap Up Massive 2021

December 20, 2021

PHOTO GALLERY || Douglas Street Christmas Party 2021

December 9, 2021

BYO water bottle refill network to end single-use in Douglas

December 6, 2021

Funding awarded in 2021-22 Community Grants Program

December 1, 2021

Draft Biosecurity Plan 2022-2026

November 30, 2021

Council listens to business community

November 29, 2021

PHOTO GALLERY || Mayor’s Christmas Appeal Luncheon 2021

November 29, 2021

COVID restrictions at Council Meetings

November 11, 2021

National Recycling Week at Miallo State School

November 9, 2021

Drawing Locals for a Cotter’s Christmas at the Port Douglas Markets

November 5, 2021

More Far North councils go small business friendly

November 3, 2021

Calling Douglas Small Businesses || It’s Time to Get Ready!

November 1, 2021

National Asbestos Awareness Month – November 2021

October 27, 2021

Douglas – This is Our Best Shot

October 27, 2021

The hunt is on for electric ants In Newell Beach

October 25, 2021

Kids Activity Books to Help Douglas Get Ready For Wet Season

October 20, 2021

Douglas News Bites – October 2021

October 14, 2021

Cheers to SES Mentor

October 12, 2021

Daintree River Ferry Service Probity Audit Released to the Public

October 12, 2021

Hold your breath, underwater hockey to make waves in Mossman

October 12, 2021

Annual Financial Statements reveal budget improvement

October 11, 2021

Douglas Welcomes Community Bus Trial

October 8, 2021

Council gets into beds with Endeavour Foundation

October 7, 2021

Douglas gets new Resource Recovery Centre

October 6, 2021

Top 100 Sustainability Story || Low Isles the Seaside Paradise

October 5, 2021

Mayor launches 2021 Christmas Appeal

October 1, 2021

Championing the Plastic Free movement in Douglas

September 28, 2021

New Way To Deal With Waste

September 28, 2021

Douglas News Bites – September 2021

September 22, 2021

Photo Gallery || Call of the Running Tide 2021

September 20, 2021

Photo Gallery || Fun filled Fishing Day

September 9, 2021

Meet Douglas Shire’s newest citizens

September 9, 2021

‘Go Fetch’ and Register Your Dog

September 8, 2021

Catching comment on draft fishing strategy

September 8, 2021

Major Grant Round a winner for Colour, Community and Culture

September 6, 2021

Survey for Shannonvale and Cassowary residents

September 3, 2021

Mossman Pool to spring back open

September 1, 2021

Douglas News Bites – August 2021

September 1, 2021

Council to start work on Smart Water Meter Program

August 26, 2021

New Anichs bridge for heavy vehicles underway

August 23, 2021

Recycling Our Wastewater

August 18, 2021

Disaster relief just clicks away with new app

August 6, 2021

Green Ant adventure playground concept released for consultation

August 4, 2021

Local builders sought for Safe Place construction tender

August 3, 2021

Oak Beach to welcome hundreds of native plants

August 2, 2021

Vulnerable Persons Register – Did You Know?

July 30, 2021

Bunday – sit down and have a yarn

July 29, 2021

Douglas News Bites – July 2021

July 27, 2021

Overnight irrigation under new water regulations

July 20, 2021

Women’s Health Matters at top of Agenda

July 16, 2021

Gates To Open For Food Garden Inspiration

July 5, 2021

Gala Awards Night Headlines NAIDOC Week Celebrations in Douglas

June 29, 2021

Douglas News Bites – June 2021

June 29, 2021

Council backs tourism plan with million-dollar injection

June 29, 2021

No Time To Waste For Plastic Ban in Douglas

June 22, 2021

‘Our Precious Water’ Launched

June 17, 2021

Meet Douglas Shire’s newest citizens

June 15, 2021

Focus on essentials in 2021/22 Annual Budget

June 15, 2021

Council’s $1M investment helps unlock Craiglie sub division

June 15, 2021

Crunch time for Water Security in Douglas

June 14, 2021

Douglas Artists Celebrated in Retrospective Exhibition

June 11, 2021

Australian Triathletes In Crucial Tokyo Points Chase in Port Douglas

June 10, 2021

Safety at the Showgrounds for our Young Drivers

June 8, 2021

Plan for multi-million-dollar avenue of palms

June 8, 2021

Port Douglas welcomes Olympic Hopefuls

June 4, 2021

Notice of Special Council Meeting  – Tuesday 8 June 2021

June 3, 2021

Port Douglas and Daintree Leads The Way In Barefoot Luxe

June 3, 2021

Funding boost for signature art festival

June 3, 2021

Oceania Triathlon Events Coming To Port Douglas

June 2, 2021

Rate subsidy for Pensioners

May 31, 2021

PHOTO GALLERY || ACTION- the Message served up at National Reconciliation Week Breakfast

May 28, 2021

Inspiring Action at National Reconciliation Week Film Night

May 28, 2021

State Award Puts Computer Whiz On Cloud Nine

May 26, 2021

Douglas News Bites – May 2021

May 26, 2021

Port Douglas cycling event gains Council support

May 26, 2021

Listen Up! The Hearing Australia Bus is coming to Douglas!

May 25, 2021

National Reconciliation Week 2021 – Full Program of Events now available!

May 25, 2021

Probity Audit for Daintree Ferry contract

May 24, 2021

Get showered in Colour for Reconciliation

May 21, 2021

FROM THE MAYOR || Daintree Ferry purchase to keep tourists coming

May 20, 2021

Reef Tour Company to operate Daintree Ferry

May 20, 2021

Carnivale Street Parade – Road Closure Information for Friday 21 May

May 19, 2021

Mossman Artist Brings The Bold And The Beautiful To Carnivale

May 19, 2021

Chipping Away to Keep Pets Safe

May 18, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine arriving in Douglas

May 18, 2021

New Fleet for Kerbside Collection

May 17, 2021

Council to purchase Daintree Ferry

May 17, 2021

Notice of Special Council Meeting – Thursday 20 May, 2021

May 14, 2021

Making Waves of Colour For Reconciliation

May 13, 2021

2021 IRONMAN Cairns Changed Traffic Conditions

May 13, 2021

BreastScreen Queensland is in Douglas – Book your free breast screen now

May 13, 2021

Doing It Better in Douglas: Help us shape the future of Douglas Libraries

May 12, 2021

Good Times Set To Roll At Picnic In The Park for Carnivale

May 11, 2021

Daintree River Crossing Update – Notice of Special Council Meeting

May 11, 2021

High Flying Action at Carnivale’s Pro Wrestling Night

May 10, 2021

Man’s best friend has a front row seat at Port Douglas Carnivale this year.

May 7, 2021

Keeping busy with bees – Beekeeping Workshops return to Douglas

May 7, 2021

Douglas takes action for National Reconciliation Week

May 5, 2021

Port Douglas Carnivale Prepares To Launch

May 4, 2021

Privacy Awareness Week 2021 – Make privacy a priority

May 4, 2021

Run Cuts A Dash at Carnivale

April 28, 2021

Douglas News Bites – April 2021

April 28, 2021

2021 Community Satisfaction and Attitudes Survey

April 28, 2021

Water Polo – Free Come and Try Day!

April 27, 2021

Notice of Special Council Meeting- Friday 30 April 2021

April 23, 2021

Road Closure for Anzac Day Service and March

April 21, 2021

Join in the Conversation: Erosion & Sediment Control Community Workshop

April 20, 2021

Wild ride for Mother’s Day in Port Douglas

April 16, 2021

Active8 AQUAFIT Class Brings Community Together of All Ages

April 15, 2021

Green Recovery Sprouts at Mossman Nursery

April 13, 2021

Mossman Pool to shine under new upgrades

April 12, 2021

Register for local government work

April 6, 2021

Get Your ‘Tropic & Exotic’ On Carnivale Float Parade

April 1, 2021

New Ventures in Paradise as Entrepreneurs Choose to #Do It In Douglas

April 1, 2021

New electric ant restricted zone in Port Douglas

March 31, 2021

Macrossan-Owen St Intersection upgrades to get underway

March 31, 2021

Douglas News Bites – March 2021

March 22, 2021

Iconic street march returns for Anzac Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Showcase for success – Talented Visual Merchandiser coming to Douglas for free workshop

March 18, 2021

Why you should do Tai Chi in Douglas

March 16, 2021

Illegal Dumping Campaign: If You See It, Report It

March 15, 2021

Thrive In Work Free Workshop – Creating a Healthy Work Environment

March 12, 2021

Tai Chi Royalty to visit Douglas

March 11, 2021

Douglas Libraries enter new chapter

March 9, 2021

Mental Health Toolkit for Douglas Businesses & Employees

March 5, 2021

DSC Biosecurity Buzz – 5 March 2021