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Cr Peter Scott

Councillor Peter Scott has served with Cook Shire Council since 2004 as Councillor and 2008 as Mayor.

Peter spent his formative years in the country areas of Australia. He worked for the Westpac Bank for 23 years in Australia and Papua New Guinea. Currently, Cr Scott and his wife operate the Cooktown Alamanda Inn.

During the last 17 years, Peter has been actively involved in many community groups and committees including the Cooktown Golf Club, Cooktown Tennis Club, RSL Building Committee, Cooktown & District Junior Rugby League, Regional Rugby League Steering Committee, Cooktown Chamber of Commerce & Tourism, Community Advisory Network and the Cooktown State School P&C Association.

"I have always been involved in community service and development. Being a Councillor and Mayor in Local Government is a privileged opportunity to help shape our Shire into one that is integrated, progressive and a great place to live."

"As Mayor I have strategic and operational oversight of our Shire. I am dedicated to developing working relationships with all levels of Government and have a primary interest in education, sport, social welfare and cultural integration."

Councillor Register of Interest

Click here to see Mayor Peter Scott's Register of Interest. 

Contact Details

E |      P | 0418 878 370

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday