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

February 26, 2021

Douglas Shire Leading the Way in Indigenous Signage

February 25, 2021

Maintenance Notice – Flagstaff Hill Walking Trail

February 23, 2021

Gran Fondo Cycling event to boost Port Douglas economy

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 15, 2021

TMR Roadworks Notice: Electrical works – Captain Cook Highway Mossman

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 opens for Active Douglas Strategy

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 28, 2021

Learn-to-Swim program is back at Mossman Pool

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 12, 2021

COVID-19 testing in Mossman

January 8, 2021

Kick-start New Year resolution with Active8 Free Fitness

January 8, 2021

TMR Roadworks Notice: Slope rehabilitation and geotechnical works

January 7, 2021

PHOTO GALLERY || 2019 Monsoon Trough flood exhibition

January 7, 2021

Notice of Special Meeting, Tuesday 12 January 2021

January 7, 2021

FREE BBQ Breakfast at COVID-safe Australia Day

January 5, 2021

CREB Track Temporarily Closed

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 2, 2020

Water Notices: Due 8 December 2020

December 1, 2020

Two-ferry option preferred

November 30, 2020

ROADWORKS NOTICE: Captain Cook Highway between Port Douglas and Mossman

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

Road works notice: Alchera Drive, Mossman

November 20, 2020

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

November 18, 2020

Floods of FNQ – Exhibition Launch

November 17, 2020

Free Green Waste Disposal

November 16, 2020

Marlin Drive Road Cushions

November 13, 2020

Tourism Industry Builds Summer Confidence with Disaster Recovery Guide

November 13, 2020

New ‘Jimalji’ bridge adds resilience at Whyanbeel

November 13, 2020

Do It In Douglas: 2020 Christmas events program unveiled

November 12, 2020

Campaign to lure sustainable fishing in Douglas

November 11, 2020

Daintree land sale a boost for biodiversity & Eastern Kuku Yalanji culture

November 11, 2020

Rate subsidy for Pensioners

November 10, 2020

Last chance to buy tickets for the Mayor’s Christmas Lunch

November 10, 2020

Local Judo Club fights for top spot

November 9, 2020

National Recycling Week puts the Spotlight on recycling in our Shire

November 6, 2020

Public invited to lay wreaths for Remembrance Day

November 4, 2020

Mossman NAIDOC 2020 || Always Was, Always Will be

November 2, 2020

Passport for FNQ to get people to ‘Do It In Douglas’

October 30, 2020

Mayor lays down Christmas challenge to Port Douglas

October 29, 2020

Mossman Sugar Mill’s sweet new neighbour offers a boost to cane farmers

October 27, 2020

OCTOBER NEWS BITES || Superannuation boss to lead new audit committee

October 27, 2020

Amendments to Planning Scheme Policy – FNQROC Regional Development Manual

October 27, 2020

Community group to monitor ATV use at Wonga Beach

October 27, 2020

Community hits hole-in-one as Mossman Golf Club future secured

October 23, 2020

REMINDER: Book your tickets now for the 2020 Mayor’s Christmas Lunch at Salsa Bar & Grill

October 22, 2020

Send in your Douglas Flood Snaps

October 21, 2020

Green jobs under coastal rehabilitation works

October 20, 2020

QLD Election Pre-Poll: Where can I vote in Douglas?

October 20, 2020

National Water Week | October 19-25

October 15, 2020

Council in the fast lane in search for safe swimming option

October 9, 2020

State auditors give Douglas clean bill of health

October 8, 2020

Mayor’s 2020 Christmas Appeal to bring Christmas cheer to families hurt by COVID-19 lock downs

October 8, 2020

Virtually the Very Best Of Port Shorts Film Festival

October 8, 2020

Port Douglas & Daintree in Top 100 Sustainable Destinations … again!

October 6, 2020

2020/21 CYCLONE SEASON || New Daintree flood cameras, disaster alerts & rain gauges

October 2, 2020

Builders encouraged to ‘Keep It Clean’ & save money

September 30, 2020

Century-old timber bridge pile restored at Teamsters Park

September 29, 2020

Douglas News Bites || September Council Meeting

September 29, 2020

Rebates for Daintree tour buses and businesses

September 29, 2020

Swimming discount for local schools

September 28, 2020

Netflix Series ‘Dive Club’ to Film in Port Douglas

September 25, 2020

Native plants to add colour as Murphy St repairs near completion

September 23, 2020

Court house museum re-opens

September 23, 2020

Port Douglas businesses to get high-speed fibre broadband

September 22, 2020

Celebrate a local legend with a 2021 Australia Day Award

September 21, 2020

Council chips in to attract national LGBTIQ conference

September 17, 2020

Ferry priority lane open for school holidays

September 16, 2020

Douglas sets sights on inclusive tourism market

September 14, 2020

Dates announced || Daintree River Crossing community meetings

September 9, 2020

Turning Red to End Domestic Violence

September 8, 2020

Full Steam Ahead on Sugar Wharf Wish List

September 4, 2020

Mayor to back community’s call on Daintree River Crossing

September 4, 2020

Notice of Roadworks || Mossman

September 3, 2020

Mini Fun Fair cancelled

August 31, 2020

Life Among the Trees Part Two

August 27, 2020

First resident at Kubirri Aged Care Centre

August 26, 2020

Free mulch on offer as water restrictions edge closer

August 25, 2020

Douglas News Bites – August 2020

August 25, 2020

Bridge or no Bridge over the Daintree River?

August 21, 2020

Free Mulch Giveaway at Killaloe | Fri 28 Aug – Mon 31 Aug

August 20, 2020

Notice of Ordinary Council Meeting August 25

August 19, 2020

Tropical North Steiner School Taking Enrolments Now for 2021

August 18, 2020

CREB Track Opening 22 August 2020

August 17, 2020

Seniors Week – Interview Project 2020

August 13, 2020

Digital Property Report Software Launched

August 10, 2020

Council Renews Contract with Surf Life Saving Queensland

August 10, 2020

Lot 83 Cape Tribulation Road Will Be in Good Hands

August 6, 2020

Seniors Week 2020

August 6, 2020

Notice of Resealing Works on State Roads

August 5, 2020

Notice of Special Council Meeting – August 10

August 3, 2020

Wangetti Trail Community Consultation

July 31, 2020

Road Works At Killaloe Dump Road and Captain Cook Highway intersection

July 30, 2020

Free Ferry for Daintree Day Tour Operators

July 30, 2020

Study to Better Understand Storm Tide Risk

July 28, 2020

Council Leads the Way to Switch from Single-Use Plastics

July 28, 2020

Council tees off on Mossman Golf Club

July 24, 2020

Douglas Shire Council Recommits to Reef Guardian program

July 23, 2020

Meet Our Newest Aussie Citizens

July 23, 2020

“Make or break”: Mayor calls for Cairns Ironman date to be changed

July 23, 2020

‘Gazza’ to get Cassowary Coast to ‘Do It In Douglas’

July 21, 2020

Free business advice for Mossman & Daintree

July 17, 2020

Crab pot clean-up targets Port Douglas waterways

July 15, 2020

Hungry for hotdogs? Turns out electric ants are too!

July 10, 2020

400 FREE online courses available for small businesses

July 8, 2020

Far Northerners called on to ‘have a crack at the track’

July 7, 2020

Draft Sports Master Plan open for consultation

July 3, 2020

Upcoming Local Business Workshops

June 30, 2020

Douglas News Bites – Councillors turn down pay rise

June 30, 2020

Council unveils package to restore parks & gardens

June 30, 2020

Broad approach to stimulate economic recovery

June 30, 2020

Accessibility ramps up at Mossman Pool & Caravan Park

June 30, 2020

Early bird discount, CPI rate increase

June 30, 2020

Critical focus in capital injection

June 30, 2020

Public talks to direct Council carbon strategy

June 26, 2020

Active8 to expand to Daintree Coast

June 26, 2020

Port Douglas Markets are back!

June 25, 2020

Water stalwart retires after 42 years at Council

June 23, 2020

Become a beach scientist in just one snap

June 23, 2020

Notice of Special Council Meeting – June 30

June 22, 2020

Mossman Nursery temporarily closed

June 22, 2020

Kuku Yalanji language recognised in Douglas townships

June 22, 2020

Temporary Road Closure: Whyanbeel Road at Causeway No.1

June 19, 2020

What are your Council crews up to?

June 12, 2020

Free HR Help for Douglas businesses

June 12, 2020

Construction progress at Kubirri Aged Care Centre

June 12, 2020

Fresh look for George Davis Park

June 9, 2020

Rex Smeal Park hire fees reduced

June 9, 2020

Staged re-open date set for Port Douglas Markets

June 8, 2020

Coastal Recovery works

June 5, 2020

Backyard fires in residential areas

June 5, 2020

Active8 Free Fitness returns to the park

June 4, 2020

‘Do It In Douglas’ on Show long weekend

June 3, 2020

20/21 Fees and Charges deferred

June 3, 2020

Council to fix ruptured water main

June 2, 2020

Apply for a job at Kubirri Aged Care Centre Mossman

June 1, 2020

Sand Replenishment for Rocky Point

May 28, 2020

Temporary bridge closure: Barratt Creek Bridge, Daintree

May 28, 2020

Douglas News Bites – May 2020

May 28, 2020

Notice of Special Meeting – Tuesday, 2 June, 2020

May 27, 2020

Douglas creatives awarded funds

May 26, 2020

Council finds savings for Warner St footpath

May 26, 2020

More economic measures to help Douglas businesses

May 26, 2020

Roadworks on Cooya Beach Rd postponed

May 25, 2020

Free mulch giveaway at Killaloe | Fri 29 May – Mon 1 June

May 20, 2020

CREB Track Closed

May 15, 2020

Douglas Battleplan for cycle network and ‘Green Army’

May 15, 2020

Douglas businesses invited to register for Council projects

May 14, 2020

Buy Douglas: Build Douglas campaign launched to support economy

May 13, 2020

Free travel on Daintree Ferry, visitor travel restrictions lifted

May 11, 2020

Community Agencies join forces to highlight Domestic & Family Violence Prevention Month

May 8, 2020

Biosecurity team digs deep to treat invasive weed

May 5, 2020

Rex Range temporary night closures

May 1, 2020

Enjoy the long weekend: Stay within 50km of your home for recreation