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Cook Shire is a great region to live and work in - make your move today!

Cook Shire Council is the largest employer in Cape York and offers a wide variety of employment opportunities as well as work experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity and a safety culture with a smoke free environment. Employment with the Council offers stability and security, combined with a balanced, tropical lifestyle that comes through living in the region.

For those considering a sea change or relocating to Cook Shire for employment, you will find that we are a growing region and the perfect place to be now and into the future. We are the largest land area shire in Queensland, occupying 80% of the Cape York Peninsula and feature a pristine coastline, culturally diverse community, friendly locals and huge potential for growth.


Job Vacancies

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ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4069 5444

Fax: (07) 4082 0588