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

September 23, 2021

Work starts on new Newell Beach boat ramp

September 22, 2021

Photo Gallery || Call of the Running Tide 2021

September 22, 2021

Approved Inspection Program – Dog Registration Animal Management (Cats And Dogs) Act 2008

September 20, 2021

Photo Gallery || Fun filled Fishing Day

September 16, 2021

Aerial hiptage surveys – September 2021

September 16, 2021

Community Bike Ride a scoop for Daintree Rainforest

September 16, 2021

Community gives thumbs up to Mossman RV Park

September 14, 2021

2022 Australia Day Awards Now Open

September 13, 2021

Learn-to-Swim returns to Mossman Pool

September 13, 2021

Overnight maintenance work at the Daintree Ferry

September 10, 2021

Call of The Running Tide Environmental Sculpture & Multimedia Festival

September 9, 2021

Meet Douglas Shire’s newest citizens

September 9, 2021

‘Go Fetch’ and Register Your Dog

Catching comment on draft fishing strategy

September 8, 2021

Major Grant Round a winner for Colour, Community and Culture

September 3, 2021

Mossman Pool to spring back open

September 2, 2021

Port Douglas crossing safety upgrades

September 1, 2021

Douglas News Bites – August 2021

September 1, 2021

Council to start work on Smart Water Meter Program

August 31, 2021

Events bonanza to fuel COVID recovery

August 30, 2021

Safety Upgrades on Mossman-Daintree Road

August 26, 2021

Roll Up Your Sleeves for The Great Northern Clean Up!

August 26, 2021

New Anichs bridge for heavy vehicles underway

August 25, 2021

Rates Financial Hardship

August 25, 2021

A new opportunity for Douglas Shire

August 24, 2021

Register now for ‘Active8 Ride Safe For Kids’

August 23, 2021

Snapper Island National Park Planned Burn

August 23, 2021

UPDATE #6: Rosewood Trees on Warner St

August 23, 2021

Recycling Our Wastewater

August 19, 2021

Book Now || FREE Financial Counselling sessions for Small Businesses in Douglas

August 19, 2021

Calling Douglas Charter Fishers to Champion Sustainability

August 18, 2021

Disaster relief just clicks away with new app

August 16, 2021

Douglas Art Competition delivers a powerful message

August 13, 2021

Notice Of Special Meeting – Monday 16 August 2021

August 12, 2021

Fishing Fun Day For Local Kids

August 9, 2021

REMINDER – Use the Check-In QLD App

August 9, 2021

COVID-19 testing in Mossman

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

Council Grants Program – Major Funding Round Open

August 3, 2021

Oak Beach to welcome hundreds of native plants

August 2, 2021

2021 COVID-19 Business Grants Announced for Qld

August 2, 2021

Vulnerable Persons Register – Did You Know?

August 2, 2021

Rate Notices: Due 26 August 2021

July 30, 2021

Bunday – sit down and have a yarn

July 29, 2021

Notice of Special Council Meeting – Tuesday, 3 August 2021

July 29, 2021

Douglas News Bites – July 2021

July 28, 2021

Call of the Running Tide || Volunteer Call Out

July 28, 2021

Now Due || Water Notices

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 14, 2021

What’s On At The 2021 Mossman Show!

July 8, 2021

Mossman hospital opens as Pfizer vaccination site

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 10, 2021

Notice of Special Council Meeting  – Tuesday 15 June 2021

June 8, 2021

Plan for multi-million-dollar avenue of palms

June 8, 2021

New Daintree Ferry ticket prices

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

The CREB Track is OPEN

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 14, 2021

Electric Ants Detected In Newell Beach

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

Council’s 2021 Easter Opening Hours

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 8, 2021

Water Notices: Due 8 April 2021

March 5, 2021

DSC Biosecurity Buzz – 5 March 2021

March 5, 2021

Douglas Mayor joins calls for State Government to release SES report

March 4, 2021

Get involved in Port Douglas Carnivale 2021

March 3, 2021

Join in Clean-Up Australia Day in Douglas

March 3, 2021

Register now for FREE grant writing workshop

March 2, 2021

Douglas Business Expo is Back! || March 26 – Port Douglas Community Hall

March 1, 2021

Spiderbait Escapes To Port Douglas To Headline Carnivale 2021

February 26, 2021

Douglas Shire Leading the Way in Indigenous Signage

February 23, 2021

Funding bid to stimulate construction

February 22, 2021

Wangetti Beach regeneration with indigenous rangers

February 19, 2021

Council Meeting – Tuesday 23 February 2021

February 12, 2021

Here’s to Hockey in Douglas!

February 11, 2021

All aboard for Aquafit –popular water-based fitness program extended

February 10, 2021

Fishing for the Future in Douglas Shire

February 9, 2021

Request for Tender – Interim Daintree River Ferry Contract

February 9, 2021

Rare tropical beachfront opportunity

February 5, 2021

Draft Economic Development Strategy released for public consultation

February 4, 2021

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) Committee Member Wanted

February 4, 2021

Information Session – Doing Business with Council

February 3, 2021

Consultation Extended for Active Douglas Strategy for Business and Schools

February 1, 2021

Prepare for king tides

January 29, 2021

Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) grant has Daintree local forging ahead

January 28, 2021

Northern priority lane drives forward, Interim ferry contract to go to tender

January 28, 2021

January News Bites || Mossman to get new boutique wine bar

January 27, 2021

Thank you for the fun day Rotary Club of Mossman!

January 26, 2021

Australia Day 2021 | Meet our new Aussie citizens

January 26, 2021

Breast Cancer support volunteer honoured as Citizen of the Year

January 25, 2021

New signage welcomes visitors to Port Douglas

January 22, 2021

COUNCIL AGENDA – January 2021 Ordinary Council Meeting

January 22, 2021

Splashing Around with Free Family Fun this Australia Day

January 22, 2021

Finding solutions to combat staff shortages

January 20, 2021

Council partners with TAFE Queensland to run FREE Volunteer and Events Training

January 19, 2021

Port Douglas Daintree says G’day this Australia Day

January 18, 2021

TC Kimi a reminder to be prepared and stay connected

January 18, 2021

Half-Yearly Rate Notices | Due 16 February 2021

January 8, 2021

Kick-start New Year resolution with Active8 Free Fitness

January 7, 2021

PHOTO GALLERY || 2019 Monsoon Trough flood exhibition

January 7, 2021

Notice of Special Meeting, Tuesday 12 January 2021

January 5, 2021

Water Restrictions lifted

December 24, 2020

Is your Bin Day Changing?

December 21, 2020

Connecting in Mossman with Lorinda May Merrypor

December 19, 2020

Virtual Christmas Carols 2020

December 16, 2020

Christmas period operating hours

December 16, 2020

Midnight Fireworks to bring on New Year

December 15, 2020

Douglas Street Festival set to shine as the celebration of the season

December 15, 2020

Retirement Facility approved on Port Douglas Rd

December 15, 2020

Daintree Ferry Contract negotiations to resume

December 14, 2020

PHOTO GALLERY || Christmas On Macrossan Street

December 11, 2020

Christmas arrives early at Port Douglas Markets

December 10, 2020

Roads package to improve accessibility at northern edge

December 10, 2020

Innovation in fight against weed

December 7, 2020

Register to attend December Ordinary Council Meeting

December 7, 2020

Port Shorts Film Festival secures national audience

December 4, 2020

Mayor’s Christmas Appeal eclipses 2020 goal

December 4, 2020

#DoItInDouglas – The Merry-Go-Round of the Big Breakfast

December 3, 2020

Eco-crocodile cruise glides into Hall of Fame

December 3, 2020

Douglas Street Party – Road Closure Notification – Front Street, Mossman

December 2, 2020

Australia Day Awards Nomination Period Extended

December 2, 2020

Locals turn to Free Tai Chi in challenging year

December 1, 2020

Two-ferry option preferred

November 25, 2020

Mayor thanks Council Staff for 205 Years of Service

November 25, 2020

Construction on cycle bridge to start by Christmas

November 25, 2020

Sports Masterplan paves the way for club upgrades

November 24, 2020

2020/21 Annual Budget Review || Funding for Splash Park & Pool Concept

November 20, 2020

COUNCIL AGENDA – November 2020 Ordinary Council Meeting

November 20, 2020

Community Spirit shines at the Inaugural Mayor’s Christmas Lunch!