Friday 22 April 2022 

Be Prepared, Stay Connected this long weekend

HEAVY rainfall is expected to create dangerous conditions on local roads this weekend. The Douglas Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) is encouraging the community to stay off the road where possible with localised flooding likely until mid-next week. 

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AGENDA AVAILABLE || Ordinary Council Meeting - 26 April 2022

YOU can watch the Council meeting live at Council's website. 

Read the Agenda Here

Register Your ‘Tropical Wonderland’ Carnivale Float

'TROPICAL Wonderland’ is the theme for this year’s spectacular parade on May 20 and local individuals, community groups and businesses are invited to register their entries now.

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Sugarcane Town Poised For Splash Park

FAMILIES living in Mossman and surrounds will have a new reason to visit the local pool by the end of the year.

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Cooya Beach Boat Ramp Approach Upgrades

FISHERS looking to take their boats out from Cooya Beach will soon see improvements at the local boat ramp.

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TWO WEEKS TO GO ||  Daintree Ferry Temporary Closure

A PASSENGER vessel will operate in daylight hours – between 6am and 6pm for the Saturday and Sunday.

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Carnivale Program Hits The Streets

PORT Douglas Carnivale 2022 program is tropical-hot off the press, with a line-up of favourite and exciting new events to set May ablaze. 

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Meet the Buyer

Opportunities for you to: Increase local spend, increase your exposure, local networking and win business.

Free registration and fully catered

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Museum Kits Available from Douglas Libraries

In partnership with Queensland Museum, local educators may borrow hands-on learning kits from the library. They are educations and fun!
Contact Douglas Libraries to borrow 
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First Nations Sport and Recreation Program

Queensland Government's First Nations Sport and Recreation Program (FNSRP) is NOW OPEN for applications.

More Information Here

New Pedestrian Bridge at Sagiba Ave, Port Douglas

The new 20m composite bridge uniquely suited to withstand the harshest environments, whilst providing little maintenance for the next 80 years.

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Sugar Wharf Upgrades Complete

THE Sugar Wharf is ready for wedding season. The historic building in Port Douglas has received upgrades including the construction of new toilets as well as new fans and lighting. 

Read about the upgrades here

VIDEO ||  Latest Minute With The Mayor

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

Watch The Video Here

VIDEO || Meet Jason from Thornton Beach Cafe

From completing his apprenticeship in London at Four Seasons to World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. Jason shares his story.

Watch Jason's Story Here

January to March 2022 Statistics


Council’s kerbside collection service:
  • Domestic waste: 919 tonnes
  • Domestic recycling: 245 tonnes
  • Commercial waste: 430 tonnes
  • Commercial recycling: 34 tonnes
Biosecurity Team
  • Total man hours on weed control: 697 hours
  • Feral Pigs captured : 85
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