Disaster Management
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Disaster Management

For up to date information in the case of an emergency event please click on the image below to visit Cook Shire Council's Emergency Management Dashboard. Follow this link for a short tour of our dashboard highlighting the key features.

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  1. Prepare your Household Emergency Plan
  2. Prepare your Emergency Kit and Evacuation Kit
  3. Prepare your home and/or business
  4. Tune into warnings


In the event of a disaster, staying informed is vital:


The best place to be during a disaster is in your own home or the home of a friend or family member. Choosing to shelter in a designated place of refuge should be an option of last resort. The Cook Shire Place of Refuge is located at the PCYC Cooktown Events Centre, 3 May Street.

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) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday