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DEADLY YOUNG ARTISTS WANTED - REQUEST FOR SUBMISSIONS

Are you a young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person aged 10 -18 years old? Would you like to have your artwork featured on the cover of our first ever, Reconciliation Action Plan - AND earn $500 in the process? Find out how. 

FREE COMMUNITY FILM FESTIVAL EVENTS - UNDERSTORY

You're invited to enjoy screenings of 19 of the best short films from across FNQ at FREE community events being held in Cooktown, Lakeland and Rossville. Read more.

COEN DEADLY FITNESS CHALLENGE 

Want to fire up your health and fitness in 2023. Then join our fun, free Deadly Fitness Challenge this February and March! Read more. 

2023 LAURA RODEO PUBLIC HOLIDAY GAZETTED BY STATE GOVERNMENT

We are delighted to confirm that the Show Day Public Holiday for Cook Shire this year has been approved for Friday 23 June 2023, to align with the Laura Campdraft, Rodeo and Races Weekend. Find out more. 

PUBLIC NOTICE | INSTALLATION OF BOULDER BARRIERS AT SOUTHERN END OF COEN OVAL

Permanent boulder barriers to be installed on the track at the southern end of Coen Oval from Monday 20 February 2023. Find out more

NATURE'S POWERHOUSE CELEBRATES THE NEW LUNAR YEAR OF THE RABBIT

There was plenty of laughter, lots of Lunar New Year wishes and a viral Tik Tok chop stick hack, when Nature's Powerhouse kicked off a new special dining series of events with a sumptuous Chinese banquet. See the photos.

MEDIA RELEASE | “COMMUNITY-MINDED, DEDICATED, SELFLESS AND ICONIC,” COOK SHIRE ANNOUNCES 2023 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNERS

Cook Shire Council is proud to recognise those who make a difference in their local community by presenting the 2023 Australia Day Award winners. The awards are held across local governments to celebrate outstanding contributions to community life and active citizenship. Read more.

MEDIA RELEASE | AS COEN RECEIVES A RESUPPLY, COUNCIL URGES COMMUNITIES TO 'GET READY!'

Cook Shire Council worked with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, local businesses and wholesale suppliers to coordinate delivery of essential supplies to the regional land-locked community of Coen, the Shire’s second largest township, and northern-most hub. Read the full announcement.

CURRENT COMMUNITY CONSULTATIONS

Have your say on Council projects, plans, and strategies here.

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 of Council's current tenders and submissions click here

 

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Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

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