If you are looking for a sea change then Cook Shire, a growing region, is the place to be, now and into the future for its perfectly balanced tropical lifestyle; pristine coastline; culturally diverse community and friendly locals.
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Arts, community and economic development grants programs open
Cook Shire Council's Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) program is open for applications on Monday, February 6. Click here for more information, or to apply. Applications for Council's Community and Economic Development Grant program also open on Monday, February 6. Click here for more information, or to apply. Applications for Round Two of Council's grants programs close on Friday, March 10 2017.
Cape York road closures
Numerous roads across the Cape are closed due to heavy rain. Please ensure you visit the Bureau of Meteorology's river heights page and Cook Shire Council's roads page for more information before planning a trip.
Request for quotes for gangers and forepeople
Quotes are being sought for suitable qualified gangers and forepersons to lead, administer and manage teams in road reconstruction under the National Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangemnets (NDRRA) funded events for the 2017 works season. Click here to read the full Request for Quote briefs.
Cook Shire Council Privacy Statement Terms and Conditions
Should you wish to submit to Council feedback, information, a compliment or a complaint please use the link at the bottom of this information panel.
Please make sure you include in the Subject Line of your communication the nature of your submission i.e. feedback, information, compliment or a complaint, and additional detail on the topic of your communication i.e. road maintenance, events and shows, parks and gardens. Use specific references if possible i.e. a road name and street number, dates, a lot on plan.
Please include in the body of your email:
- Your name and contact details (including an email address and phone number);
- Specific details as to the nature of your communication (the more detail the better);
- Whether you have contacted Council before with reference to the same issue;
- Any expected outcomes you desire;
- Details about previous communication you have received from Council about the same issue;
- Details of any specific employee who has been dealing with your issue (if applicable); and
- Any supporting documentation.
Your correspondence will be assessed by Council's records department and will be distributed to the appropriate officer. If your issue needs to be dealt with under Council's General Complaints Policy (click here to read the policy) your email will be forwarded to Council's Complaints Officer who will assess your issue and determine a course of action.
Unless your matter is urgent, please expect a response (by email, mail or phone) within one to two weeks. Urgent communications i.e those that indicate a threat to property or person, will be prioritised and should be reported to council by phone on 07 4069 5444.
If you wish to contact Council (by phone) about your submission, please ask for Council's records department who will direct you to the officer assigned to your communication.
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