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READ COUNCIL'S NEW CORPORATE PLAN

The next five years will be pivotal to building our future as a Shire and ensuring that outcomes are realised through commitment, dedication and hard work. Cook Shire's 2022-2027 Corporate Plan is the document that will help to deliver the shared vision which reflects the communities’ collective aspirations. Read it online now.

RECONCILIATION ROCKS RECOGNISED

Cooktown’s recently created Reconciliation Rocks precinct has been awarded the 2022 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Queensland (AILA Qld) award for Cultural Heritage.  The precinct was sympathetically designed by prominent landscape architect Andrew Prowse of LA3 Landscape Architecture. Read more. 

JULY PUBLIC HOLIDAY OFFICE CLOSURES

Please be advised that the following Council offices, venues, and facilities will be closed for the 2022 Cairns Show Day Public Holiday. Find out more. 

MEDIA RELEASE | MODERATE AND REALISTIC 2022-23 BUDGET FOR COOK

Cook Shire Council adopted the 2022-23 Budget at the Council Meeting held on Tuesday 28 June.

 The yearly Budget directs how Shire funds will be spent over the following 12 months, providing transparency and strategic direction. Read more. 

MEDIA RELEASE | CURTAIN CLOSES ON COOKTOWN'S 2022 DISCOVERY FESTIVAL

The 2022 Cooktown Discovery Festival lived up to its name this weekend, as community members, special guests, visitors and stakeholders came together to celebrate, discover – and rediscover – some of what makes Cooktown and life on the Cape so great. Read more. 

WORKS NOTIFICATION | POISON CREEK CAUSEWAY

Works to install a rail guard along the Poison Creek Causeway are due to commence from Wednesday 8 June 2022. Find out more. 

WORKS NOTIFICATION | JENSEN'S CROSSING REPLACEMENT WORKS

Please be advised of upcoming works to replace Jensen's Crossing Bridge and the temporary closure of the bridge during the works period. Read more. 

FREE KIDS ART CLASSES AT COOKTOWN LIBRARY

Four weeks of FREE art classes for kids inspired by bush-fire safety and awareness! Find out more. 

FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP SERIES | BUILD RESILIENCE WITH QiGONG

Learn how to combine healing sound and ancient Chinese body movement techniques to help you stay calm and collected during challenging times. The workshop series starts Monday 6 June. Find out more. 

COUNCIL IN FOCUS | MAY 2022

Download your copy of the latest edition of Council InFocus that is featured both in print and online, in this week's edition of The Cape York Weekly

PUBLIC NOTICE | CHANGE IN HOURS OF OPERATION LAKELAND WASTE TRANSFER STATION

Please be informed that from Monday 30 May 2022, the Lakeland Waste Transfer station will no longer operate as a 24/7 unmanned facility. Read more.  

PUBLIC NOTICE | SHERRIN ESPLANADE UPGRADE

Please be advised of upcoming works to upgrade Sherrin Esplanade from the Furneaux Street-Adelaide Street Intersection are scheduled to commence from Monday 9 May 2022. Read more. 

CURRENT COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS

Have your say on Council projects, plans, and strategies here.

CONTRACTS | CURRENT TENDERS AND SUBMISSIONS

Due to Cook Shire's commitment to open and effective competition, we will regularly call for tenders on projects to ensure the best contractor is sourced, locally where possible. For all of Council's current tenders and submissions click here

 

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday