COOK SHIRE COVID-19 UPDATES

Council is working closely with local service providers to ensure the community has up to date, relevant local information regarding COVID-19.

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WORKS COMMENCE ON THE REVITALISATION OF COOKTOWN'S CULTURAL PRECINCT

Works have commenced on the revitalisation of Cooktown’s Cultural Precinct that includes Stage 1 of the construction of the Waymbuurr Milbi (The Waymbuurr Story) Cultural Centre on the site of the old Boathouse, and the creation of a commemorative park and public artworks project that celebrates the significance of Reconciliation Rocks as the site of the first recorded act of reconciliation. Read more.

CCTV TO CAPTURE CROOKS ON CAMERA

Cook Shire Council has partnered with the Queensland Police Service (QPS) to enhance community safety and security with the installation of closed-circuit television cameras at three high-traffic locations in Cooktown. Read more. 

PUBLIC NOTICES

From Cooktown Airport to Cherry Tree Bay, there are a number of projects commencing in Cooktown in November. Find out how they might impact you here. 

AMENDMENTS TO LOCAL LAWS

Cook Shire Council recently made amendments to Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2016, Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2016 and Subordinate Local Law No. 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2016. For more information Click here.

CAMPING AT ARCHER POINT

Council has been asked to let campers and visitors to Archer Point know that, while still open to day visitors, overnight stays are currently only allowed in a small area. This is to allow for rehabilitation works and regeneration of the coastal ecosystem and surroundings of this special area. For more information please visit the Archer Point website or call (07) 4069 6957.

COOKTOWN CONSTRUCTION WORKS

Please be advised that low impact construction works are to commence in Cooktown on Monday, 28 September 2020. Find out more. 

Pormpuraaw Camping Closed for 2020

Cook Shire Council has been requested by Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council to advise travelers that due to COVID-19 camping season has been closed for the rest of 2020. This includes camping at Chapman River, Mungkan River, and Coleman River camping grounds. For further information, or to request a refund please visit the Pormpuraaw website.

 

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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