Friday 20 May 2022 

Port Douglas Finalist in Top Tourist Town Awards

The  Awards aim to recognise and reward towns that work together with their tourism operators, businesses and local community to make their destination the best it can be.
Voting closes Monday 23 May

Vote Now!

Port Douglas Carnivale Program 2022

Port Douglas Carnivale is in full swing this weekend. The program offers a range of events.

Download The 2022 Program Here

Where Can I Vote

Election day is Saturday 21 May 2022. There are various venues you can cast your vote in the Douglas Shire

See Venues Here

Fun For The Whole Family

A hilarious and thrilling Circus Wonderland for the whole family, this delightful hour of fun will keep everyone on the edge of their seats.
Showing times are at 11am & 2pm on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May. 

Get Your Tickets Here

Iron Man - Road Closure Notice

Iron Man 70.3 Cairns is scheduled for Sunday 12 June 2022. There will be road closures within Douglas Shire during this event.

Learn more here

Back On Track Performing at Mossman 

A free showing of Dare to Dream: Back on Track by the Jute Theatre will take place at Mossman State High School, Indoor Sports Centre on May 26 at 6pm. 

This free performance is open to all public and no bookings are required.

More On "Back On Track" Performance Here

Mossman Fire & Rescue Station

Mossman’s $2 million-plus Fire and Rescue Station is on track for completion in the second half of this year. 

Read More Here

VIDEO || Minute with the Mayor - 18 May 2022

DOUGLAS Shire Mayor Michael Kerr wraps up the top items for the week in under a minute!

Watch The Video Here

Sports masterplan grabs funding for new pavilion

Mayor Michael Kerr joined Coral Coast Judo Club and Warren Entch MP for the announcement of a $1.7m commitment to redevelop Victor Crees Pavilion at Coronation Park this week.

View The Full Masterplan Here

Carnivale Pooch Party

No member of the family misses out this Carnivale!

This fun filled event will be sure to get tails wagging with plenty of treats and prizes to be won. Register you and your pooch on the day in one or more of the categories. 

More Info & Categories Here

First Nations Tourism Action Plan Workshop

Consultations will take place in a series of face-to-face workshops, meetings, online surveys and through the regular meetings of the TNQ Experiences Cluster.
Tourism Tropical North Queensland and the First Nations Action Plan steering committee will conduct workshops in Port Douglas on Friday 27 May 2022

Learn More Here

Douglas News Bites

  • New sewage pump station switchboards are being replaced in port Douglas due to ageing. See below the new switchboard installed at St Crispins Ave. 
  • Construction crew completed drainage works along Garrick Street as part of the 21/22 Capital Works Prainage Program
  • Maintenance grading has begun in the south side of the shire and will progress north.
  • Mossman, Beaches and Cemetery crew joined forces to clean up Cooya Beach foreshore area.
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