Douglas Shire Council

The Shire of Douglas is a local government area in Far North Queensland. It is located on the coast north of the city of Cairns. The shire, administered from the town of Mossman, covers an area of 2,428 square kilometres (937.5 sq mi), and existed as a local government entity from 1880 until 2008, when it was amalgamated with the City of Cairns to become the Cairns Region. Following a poll in 2013, the Shire of Douglas was re-established on 1 January 2014.

The major industries are tourism and sugar production. Minor industries include tropical fruit and beef.

15 Nov, 2021
Contractor/Temp
$200,000 yearly
Douglas Shire Council Douglas Shire, QLD, Australia
Pivotal Role | 3 Year Contract Leverage your extensive QLD LG experience and knowledge Salary circa $200K + Super + Car + Relocation Assistance + 5 weeks’ leave Provide strong leadership and continue driving further transformation & growth opportunities across this diverse and beautiful region … The Opportunity Few Councils in Australia have achieved the spectacular brand recognition and global marketing presence that the Douglas Shire enjoys. As the only place in the world with two adjoining World Heritage listed areas: The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics the Shire covers an area of 2,445 square kms from north of Ellis Beach in the south to the Bloomfield River in the north. The economy of the Shire depends mainly on tourism, with 1.2 million visitors annually exploring the many natural wonders, and agriculture of sugar cane farming and processing. The First Peoples of the Douglas region are the Kuku Yalanji whose country extends...