IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION

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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HAZARD REDUCTION BURNS

Annan River (Yuku Baja Muliku) National Park, Endeavour River National Park and Keatings Lagoon Conservation Park. Read the full notice from QWPS here.

Operation Cool Burn taking place in Laura and in Oaky Creek and Percy Roads.

TEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF COOKTOWN EVENTS CENTRE

Community members, new citizens, Counillors, Council staff and special guests came together to officially celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Cooktown Events Centre on Friday 23 July 2021. Find out more. 

UPDATE | COOKTOWN LION'S PARK PLAYGROUND

Works to upgrade Cooktown's much-loved Lion's Park Playground are progressing, however ongoing challenges with sourcing and supply chains have pushed back the estimated completion date to late October 2021. Read more. 

COOK SHIRE AND QUEENSLAND HEALTH COVID WASTEWATER SURVEILLANCE PROGRAM

Cook Shire Council is cooperating with Queensland Health, the University of Queensland and CSIRO to deliver a wastewater surveillance program for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. To find out more about the program and to keep accurately informed of test results, visit the Queensland Health website. 

COUNCIL ADOPTS 2021-22 ANNUAL BUDGET

Cook Shire Council adopted its 2021-22 budget at a special Council meeting held yesterday, 22 June 2021. Read more. 

HISTORY IS JUST THE BEGINNING FOR COOKTOWN & CAPE YORK EXPO 2021

Attracting government officials, international dignitaries, visitors and community members from across Cape York and Australia, the Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021 came to a spectacular close last night with the final performance of the Warrma and a fireworks display over the Endeavour River.  

The largest event in rural Queensland since the COVID-19 lockdowns, The Cooktown & Cape York Expo 2021 – which ran from 11-20 June – delivered more than 150 events, exhibitions, performances, installations, workshops, and a two-day Dynamic Business Symposium. Read more. 

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 all of Council's current tenders and submissions click here

 

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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

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