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Organisational Structure

Council has developed an organisational structure that maximises the effectiveness of service delivery to the community.

Council comprises the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Services team along with three departments:

  • Organisational Business Services 
  • Community, Economy and Innovation
  • Operations
The Chief Executive Officer, Directors and Mayor form the Executive Leadership Team. The role of the Executive Leadership Team is to provide consultation on issues regarding Council’s strategic direction and long term planning. 
View a copy of the Organisational Structure here, or read the information below.
Executive Services 

       Linda Cardew

CEO Linda Cardew

Human resources Governance and risk
Workplace health and safety Executive support
Major projects Land tenure
Elected member support Human resources

Community, Economy and Innovation

Director Lawrence Booth

Tourism and EventsLibraries
Community grants Senior services
Arts and culture Social housing
Sport and recreation Swimming pool
Council grants Media and marketing
Economic development


Organisational Business Services 

Director Eric Brown

Administration Payroll
Asset management Customer service
Finance Information technology
Insurance Leasing
Procurement Property maintenance
Public toilets Rates
Records management Local laws
Stores Environmental health
Planning

Operations 

Director Infrastructure Services, Robert Uebergang, 2016

Director Robert Uebergang

Airports Biosecurity
Electrical maintenance Fleet and plant management
Flood damage Footpaths
Grids and grid maintenance Landfill maintenance
Parks and gardens Private works
Rest areas Roads maintenance, construction and drainage
Roads to Recovery projects Street cleaning and lighting
Town agents Waste collection
Water supply Wastewater maintenance
Workshop

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) 4069 5444

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday