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FREE WEST AFRICAN DRUMMING WORKSHOPS

Fun for all-ages and totally FREE learn some West Drumming fundaments at a number of free workshops taking place in Lakeland, Cooktown and Ayton these school holidays. Find out more.

TENDER NOTICE | CAR STORAGE FACILITY | COEN AIRPORT 

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably qualified tenderers for the supply and installation of a car storage facility at the Coen Airport, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender Information 

TENDER NOTICE | REPLACEMENT OF RESERVOIR ROOF 

Cook Shire Council invites tenders from suitably qualified tenderers for the replacement of the high-level reservoir roof in Cooktown, as further detailed in the offer document. Tender Information 

MEDIA RELEASE | HELEN STREET WATER MAIN UPGRADE COMPLETE

Cook Shire Council is pleased to announce that works to upgrade the water main along Helen Street in Cooktown are now complete. Read more. 

TENDER NOTICE | SALE AND DISPOSAL OF USED SOLAR BATTERIES AND ACCESSORIES

Cook Shire Council invites tenders to purchase and take delivery “as is” of a number of used solar batteries and accessories located at the Coen Airport, as further detailed in the offer document. Read more.

KICK-OFF IN COEN WITH TUESDAY NIGHT TOUCH FOOTY

Fast, friendly and totally FREE, the competition in Coen is about to get fierce with news of Tuesday Touch Footy games kicking-off on 8 November 2022. Read more.

MEDIA RELEASE | RESIDENTS RELIEVED AS MARTON SWING BRIDGE RE-OPENS AHEAD OF WET SEASON

Cook Shire Council is pleased to announce that with repairs to the approach ramps of the Marton Swing Bridge coming to completion, the bridge is scheduled to reopen in coming days – ahead of the approaching wet season. Read more. 

MEDIA RELEASE | COUNCIL URGES COMMUNITY TO GET READY AHEAD OF EXTREME WEATHER SEASON

Cook Shire Council is urging community members to get ready for extreme weather season and is offering free dumping for sorted domestic waste at all Cook Shire Waste Transfer stations from Tuesday 25 October until Monday 7 November 2022, to help them prepare. Read more. 

PUBLIC NOTICE | TEMPORARY REMOVAL OF REMOTE SKIP BINS

The community is being advised that due to the forecast of above-average rainfall and an increased likelihood of an early wet season, Council is temporarily removing skip bins at some remote and hard-to-access locations. Read more. 

SUNSET WITH SANTA 2022

Book your tickets now to Cooktown's favourite community Christmas event! Find out more.  

GET READY FOR EXTREME WEATHER WITH FREE DUMPING DAYS

To help you prepare for disaster season, Cook Shire Waste Transfer Stations will be accepting SORTED DOMESTIC WASTE* for FREE from Tuesday 25 October until Monday 7 November 2022. Find out more. 

PUBLIC NOTICE | LAKELAND WASTE TRANSFER STATION CHANGE IN OPERATING HOURS 

Please be advised that from Saturday 1 October 2022, a new schedule of operating hours for the Lakeland Waste Transfer station will be implemented. See the new operating hours.

PUBLIC NOTICE | TEMPORARY CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS AURUKUN ROAD

With works to complete the seal of Aurukun Road due to commence by the end of September, please be advised of the following temporary changes to traffic conditions.

TAKE-HOME RAT TEST NOW AVAILABLE FROM COUNCIL

Complimentary RAT tests from Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service are now available to collect from the Main Administration Building in Cooktown. Find out more

WORKS NOTIFICATION | JENSEN'S CROSSING REPLACEMENT WORKS

Please be advised of upcoming works to replace Jensen's Crossing Bridge and the temporary closure of the bridge during the works period. Read more. 

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

 

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