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

June 24, 2024

Council Facilities Closed For One Hour This Wednesday

June 24, 2024

Rate subsidy for Pensioners

June 21, 2024

Citizenship ceremony for new Australians

June 18, 2024

Notice of Special Meeting

June 14, 2024

ATTENTION PORT DOUGLAS RESIDENTS โ€“ RESERVOIR REUNION ALMOST COMPLETE

June 5, 2024

New Home Library Volunteer connecting with borrowers

June 3, 2024

Daintree community finds peace through Tai Chi

June 1, 2024

Windfarm angst inspires exhibition

May 31, 2024

Noah Range access hours extended

May 31, 2024

School holidays reopening for Bloomfield Road

May 30, 2024

Road recovery receives $11.4m boost

May 30, 2024

Douglas News Bites – Ordinary Council Meeting May 28 2024

May 30, 2024

Atherton and Jones Street Water Supply Interruption

May 27, 2024

How learning where your poo goes can save the reef

May 27, 2024

First Nations provider to run new DV shelter

May 24, 2024

Notice of Tree Removal – Monday 27 May 2024

May 22, 2024

Douglas Shire National Reconciliation Week Program

May 15, 2024

Installation of new flow meter along Mossman Daintree Road

May 15, 2024

๐‹๐Ž๐–-๐…๐‹๐˜๐ˆ๐๐† ๐๐‹๐€๐๐„๐’ ๐”๐’๐„๐ƒ ๐ˆ๐ ๐†๐„๐Ž๐’๐‚๐ˆ๐„๐๐‚๐„ ๐’๐”๐‘๐•๐„๐˜

May 14, 2024

Council CEO taking some down time

May 9, 2024

Captain Cook Highway Road Works – Night Closure

May 8, 2024

Environment And Public Health Incident Notification

May 8, 2024

๐“๐„๐’๐“๐ˆ๐๐† ๐Ž๐… ๐๐„๐– ๐ˆ๐๐“๐„๐‘๐‚๐Ž๐๐๐„๐‚๐“๐Ž๐‘ ๐‚๐Ž๐”๐‹๐ƒ ๐ˆ๐Œ๐๐€๐‚๐“ ๐–๐€๐“๐„๐‘ ๐๐‘๐„๐’๐’๐”๐‘๐„

May 3, 2024

Major Joint Investment Boosts FNQ Cyclone Recovery Phase

May 3, 2024

$17.48 million boost for local guardians of the Reef

May 1, 2024

Douglas News Bites – Ordinary Council Meeting April 30 2024

May 1, 2024

As progress flows, Level 4 water restrictions are relaxed

April 24, 2024

WHO DETONATED THE PORT DOUGLAS BOMB?

April 22, 2024

Upcoming Ferry Planned Works

April 17, 2024

Kids Fishing Day a Huge Success

April 17, 2024

ANZAC Services 2024

April 11, 2024

Kids Fishing Day Set to Catch A Crowd

April 10, 2024

Douglas News Bites – Post Election Meeting April 2024

April 9, 2024

Councillors Show Strong Support for the New Deputy Mayor

April 4, 2024

Declaration of Office Ceremony

April 3, 2024

Notice of Post-Election Meeting of Council – 9 April 2024

April 2, 2024

Work Notice – Junction Road Rising Sewer Main

March 28, 2024

ELECTORAL COMMISSION CONFIRMS DOUGLAS SHIREโ€™S NEW COUNCILLORS

March 27, 2024

ELECTORAL COMMISSION CONFIRMS CR LISA SCOMAZZON AS DOUGLAS SHIREโ€™S NEW MAYOR

March 27, 2024

Work continuing on water network as new ultrafiltration units delivered

March 26, 2024

Leak Detection Service Saving Water

March 13, 2024

Water Update

March 10, 2024

DAINTREE FERRY ACCESS UPDATE

March 9, 2024

Flood camera maintenance

March 7, 2024

What you need to know about smart water meters

March 7, 2024

2024 Local Government Elections

February 28, 2024

Important Ferry and Road Updates North of Daintree River

February 27, 2024

Macrossan Street Decorative Lighting

February 26, 2024

๐€๐‹๐„๐—๐€๐๐ƒ๐‘๐€ ๐‹๐Ž๐Ž๐Š๐Ž๐”๐“ ๐“๐„๐Œ๐๐Ž๐‘๐€๐‘๐˜ ๐‚๐‹๐Ž๐’๐”๐‘๐„

February 25, 2024

DOUGLAS SHIRE COUNCIL CLOCKS 65,000 HOURS ON DAY 88 OF CYCLONE RECOVERY

February 24, 2024

A STATEMENT FROM DOUGLAS SHIRE COUNCIL REGARDING ONGOING DISASTER SUPPORT

February 20, 2024

DOUGLAS RESIDENTS CHANGING WATER HABITS BUT LEVEL 4 RESTRICTIONS TO REMAIN

February 15, 2024

ROAD WORKS MILESTONE – ALEXANDRA RANGE SET TO OPEN

February 7, 2024

Half Yearly Rate Notices: Due 6 March 2024

January 31, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE: Council Announces Financial Relief Measures

January 29, 2024

COUNTDOWN BEGINS TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS 2024

January 28, 2024

WATER UPDATE

January 26, 2024

Elders Justice Group Coordinator Shireโ€™s Top Citizen

January 25, 2024

SPLASH INTO AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATIONS AT MOSSMAN POOL

January 24, 2024

CAPE TRIBULATION ROAD UPDATE

January 24, 2024

Notice of Special Meeting

January 23, 2024

HOUSING RELIEF FOR DEGARRA WHILE DOUGLAS SHIRE BATTLES ANOTHER WATER SUPPLY CRISIS

January 22, 2024

MORE WATER SUPPLY CHALLENGES FOR DOUGLAS SHIRE IN THE WAKE OF MORE HEAVY RAINFALL

January 20, 2024

Broken Water Pipe Located And Repairs Underway At Mossman

January 20, 2024

CAPTAIN COOK HIGHWAY REOPENS

January 20, 2024

URGENT – Please Conserve Water

January 16, 2024

๐ƒ๐€๐ˆ๐๐“๐‘๐„๐„ ๐…๐„๐‘๐‘๐˜ ๐“๐‘๐€๐•๐„๐‹ ๐”๐๐ƒ๐€๐“๐„

January 16, 2024

Housing relief on its way to devastated Degarra

January 16, 2024

ROADS AND FERRY UPDATE & TRAVEL WARNING

January 15, 2024

Flood victims โ€œat breaking pointโ€ plead for help after Cyclone Jasper

January 12, 2024

LEVEL 4 WATER RESTRICTIONS ON NOW

January 11, 2024

Douglas Shire residents warned heavy rainfall could trigger more water restrictions

January 11, 2024

Cyclone ravaged Far North Queensland communities rally behind Dotti the Dog

January 10, 2024

Work crews ready to clear giant Cape Tribulation landslip

January 10, 2024

Douglas Shire tourism operators welcome โ€œGamechangerโ€ day

January 10, 2024

UPDATE || Daintree Ferry – What you need to know

January 9, 2024

New disaster recovery package promises more for Douglas Shire

January 9, 2024

Work crews prepare to tackle biggest landslide near Cape Tribulation

January 8, 2024

Daintree Village welcomes visitors

January 8, 2024

Disaster waste and wheelie bin update

January 5, 2024

Degarra support and re-supply

January 4, 2024

Community Recovery Pop-Up Hub closures

January 4, 2024

ISOLATED RESIDENTS LEFT WITH LITTLE HOPE AS COUNCIL STRUGGLES TO MEET COMMUNITY NEEDS

January 3, 2024

Degarra support and re-supply

January 3, 2024

Front Street, Mossman all cleaned up; clean up continues across the Shire

January 2, 2024

Wonga Beach water update

December 31, 2023

Port Douglas New Years Eve celebrations are ON

December 30, 2023

Waste removal and re-supply of goods for Degarra and China Camp

December 30, 2023

Update – drinking water available in Port Douglas

December 29, 2023

UPDATE, December 29, 5pm – Treated water restored at Mossman Water Treatment Plant

December 28, 2023

Free laundry and drying in Mossman

December 28, 2023

Unitywater, Seqwater, state government and supporting regional councils truck in water aid

December 28, 2023

Water disruption – Mossman Gorge

December 28, 2023

Degarra community meeting

December 27, 2023

Access Flying Doctor’s telehealth

December 27, 2023

Garbage trucks in Wangetti

December 27, 2023

WATER UPDATE – LEVEL 4 RESTRICTIONS CONTINUE

December 26, 2023

Hard rubbish collection begins

December 26, 2023

Transfer station operating hours

December 26, 2023

Wangetti rubbish collection resumes

December 26, 2023

Alexandra Range update

December 26, 2023

LEVEL 4 RESTRICTIONS ONGOING AS SUPPLY CHALLENGES CONTINUE

December 25, 2023

Douglas Shire welcomes tourists as cyclone clean-up continues

December 25, 2023

DOUGLAS SHIRE RESIDENTS URGED TO CONSERVE WATER AS SUPPLY RETURNS

December 25, 2023

Water update

December 24, 2023

Media Release – THINKING AHEAD FOR YOUR TRIP TO DOUGLAS

December 24, 2023

Media Release – WATER SUPPLY SLOWLY RESTORED TO DOUGLAS SHIRE COMMUNITIES

December 23, 2023

PORT DOUGLAS PORT-A-LOO LOCATIONS

December 23, 2023

USEFUL LINKS AND PHONE NUMBERS FOR RECOVERY GRANTS AND ASSISTANCE

December 23, 2023

A REMINDER TO PLEASE BE CAREFUL ON OUR ROADS

December 23, 2023

ANIMAL WELFARE UPDATE

December 23, 2023

Waste Disposal Update

December 22, 2023

Urgent Public Health ADVICE:

December 22, 2023

The latest from our Local Disaster Management Group

December 21, 2023

Daintree River ferry operating hours

December 21, 2023

Douglas Shire Water Update 2

December 21, 2023

Douglas Shire Water Update

December 20, 2023

Daintree Transfer Station Opening

December 19, 2023

Cow Bay Transfer Station Opening

December 19, 2023

Free Disaster Waste Disposal

December 18, 2023

โ€œFlushing toilets with buckets of waterโ€ โ€“ Douglas sends SOS to Canberra for military help

December 17, 2023

Drinking water during and after a disaster

December 16, 2023

Wonga Beach flood update

December 16, 2023

Kerbside collection catch-up (update)

December 14, 2023

We need your help! A water conservation message

December 14, 2023

๐’๐ญ๐š๐ฒ ๐ข๐ง ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐š๐œ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฌ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ญ๐ž๐ซย 

December 14, 2023

Emergency Warning – Evacuate Now

December 12, 2023

Council Facilities and Services During Tropical Cyclone Jasper

December 10, 2023

STAY INFORMED โ€“ Cape Melville to Townsville โ€“ Tropical cyclone

December 4, 2023

Stormwater drainage upgrade in Mowbray Street

December 1, 2023

Douglas walking trail reopens

December 1, 2023

Domestic violence refuge poised to open

November 30, 2023

Mountain biking cranks it up a gear

November 28, 2023

Council Services Over Christmas

November 28, 2023

Symphony Under The Stars for Carnivaleโ€™s 30th Anniversary

November 24, 2023

Daintree River Ferry safety upgrade complete

November 22, 2023

New playground for Rex Smeal Park

November 20, 2023

Douglas Fire Ban Extended

November 17, 2023

Councilโ€™s decision to refuse resort complex upheld by court

November 15, 2023

Douglas Cards

November 13, 2023

Douglas Fire Ban Extended

November 7, 2023

Water Notices: Due 28 November 2023

November 6, 2023

Cohen in tune with Remembrance Day tone

October 31, 2023

Water restrictions for Douglas Shire

October 30, 2023

Food challenge to reduce grocery spend

October 24, 2023

Dive into the spirit of giving at Mossman Pool

October 19, 2023

Construction and Installation of New Lights at Coronation Park

October 17, 2023

So You Want to be a Councillor Training

October 16, 2023

Street Light Improvements – Reef Street & Barrier Street.

October 12, 2023

Small Business Friendly Council’s Program

October 12, 2023

Drainage upgrade in Warner Street

October 11, 2023

Donations needed for Christmas Appeal

October 10, 2023

Search for new ferry supplier/operator underway

Feedback Sought on Shared Pathway

September 27, 2023

Mossman Pump Track Closed for Refurbishment from 16 October

September 26, 2023

Aerial Hiptage surveys – October 2023

September 26, 2023

Daintree River Ferry safety upgrade charters a more reliable service

September 25, 2023

Notice of Tree Removal – Wednesday 27 September 2023

September 21, 2023

Changed Operating Hours – Mossman Pool

September 15, 2023

2024 Australia Day nominations open

September 11, 2023

$10,000 grants available under new funding model

August 28, 2023

Works Notice – Macrossan Street Pathway Upgrade

August 28, 2023

Works Notice – Upgrade of Hazardous Waste Storage at Cow Bay Transfer Station

August 8, 2023

Twin funding boost for Douglas artists

August 8, 2023

The CREB Track

August 7, 2023

Water mains break in Macrossan Street

July 18, 2023

Smart Water Meters

July 13, 2023

CCTV to improve boatiesโ€™ safety

July 5, 2023

Changed Traffic Conditions – Port Douglas Gran Fondo – September 9 & 10

June 28, 2023

Get Your Entries in for Mossman Show

June 23, 2023

Annual Dog Registrations are Now Due for Dogs in the Douglas Shire

June 23, 2023

Port Douglas Water Supply Interruption Notice | 29 June, 2pm – 3pm

June 20, 2023

Works Notice | Marine Parade at the northern end of Newell Beach

June 12, 2023

Early closing time for Daintree River Ferry

June 5, 2023

Night Works Macrossan St Port Douglas

June 1, 2023

Hazard Reduction Burns Notice

May 26, 2023

Douglas Shire National Reconciliation Week | Monday 29 May – Sunday 4 June 2023

May 24, 2023

2023 Oceania Triathlon Cup and Championships Port Douglas

May 24, 2023

Rate subsidy for Pensioners

May 17, 2023

Port Douglas Markets to become a leader in sustainable tourism

May 2, 2023

Iron Man – Road Closures

April 26, 2023

Local company to build Mossman Gorge Cycleway

April 20, 2023

Construction starts on Mossman Splash Park

April 18, 2023

Sand Street, pedestrian beach access works resumes

March 31, 2023

Tree works notification โ€“ Port Douglas

March 31, 2023

WONDERLAND SPIEGELTENT HAS THE FUN COVERED FOR CARNIVALE

March 29, 2023

Works Notice: Parker Creek crossing, Captain Cook Highway

March 29, 2023

SWEET UPGRADE FOR VITAL SUGARCANE TRANSPORT ROUTE

March 28, 2023

Smart Water Meter Roll Out – Stage Two

March 23, 2023

Douglas Prepares for ANZAC Day

March 20, 2023

Living Your Best Life at Carnivale Street Parade

March 13, 2023

Daintree Ferry to re-open

March 8, 2023

Daintree Ferry closure extended until Tuesday 14 March 2023

March 8, 2023

Community Tree Planting at Four Mile Beach

March 1, 2023

Daintree Ferry to close for safety inspection

February 28, 2023

Unsealed Roads In Line For An Upgrade

February 28, 2023

Council to seek grant funding for Flying Fox Relocation

February 22, 2023

Savings to flow into Mossman and surrounds

February 16, 2023

Prepare for king tides, heavy rainfall & possible flooding

February 16, 2023

*UPDATE: Have Your Say – Port Douglas Aquatic Precinct location