Category: Douglas Shire Council News Releases
On the Agenda / Douglas Shire Council set to endorse the Uluru Statement
ON the agenda for tomorrow’s Ordinary Meeting of the Douglas Shire Council, there is a resolution that Council affirms and endorses the Uluru Statement from the Heart as part of their ongoing commitment to reconciliation.
Douglas Shire Council News / Smart Water Savings
Residents living in Mossman and the surrounding areas will soon have the opportunity to save on their annual water bill.
Douglas Shire Council will be installing new smart water meters as part of a $1.1 million investment in water security.
This is the second stage of the smart water meter rollout and will commence next Monday, 6 March 2023.
Douglas Shire Council News / Upgraded Access to Four Mile Beach
Douglas Shire Council is set to make it easier for visitors to access Four Mile Beach via Sand Street in Port Douglas with the construction of a brand new boardwalk and composite fibre stairs to replace the old wooden ones.
Community / Nominate a Local Legend
Douglas Shire Council has announced nominations are open for the 2023 Australia Day Awards.
Douglas Shire / Bloomfield Track Closed Until End of January
Douglas Shire Council will be concreting a narrow section of the Bloomfield Track which will require a temporary closure between Luana Creek through to the Zig Zag Road turn-off.
Water Restrictions Introduced for Douglas Shire Tomorrow
DOUGLAS Shire will go to Level 1 Water Restrictions as of Wednesday 20 October 2021 due to hot and dry weather hitting the tropics this month.
Local Events Bonanza Will Help Fuel COVID Recovery
Douglas Shire Council has endorsed three-year Resource and Performance Agreements for the Reef-to-Reef and Triple-R Mountain bike event, Wonderland Spiegeltent and the Mossman Show.
Across the three events, Council’s investment totals $225,000, with a further $120,000 worth of in-kind support over three years.
CEO’s Mark Stoermer’s Resignation from Douglas Shire Council is Official
After a week’s leave, Douglas Shire Council Chief Executive Officer, Mark Stoermer, has now confirmed he wishes to move onto new adventures.
Local Charter Fishers Called Upon to Fish for the Future
The next instalment of Fishing For the Future calls for Charter Fishers in the Douglas Shire to come together for a workshop at the Port Douglas Community Hall Wednesday 25 August.
Douglas Shire Mayor States Council CEO on Leave
Various media reports state that the Douglas Shire CEO, Mark Stoermer went on leave on Thursday last week and that Juanita Warner has been appointed as acting CEO. Some broadcast and social media reports are saying that he resigned on Thursday.