Stay tuned to Council's disaster dashboard for road conditions and cyclone advice

To stay up to date with the Bureau of Meteorology's cyclone updates, latest road conditions, river heights and other emergency information, visit Council's Disaster Dashboard. The Disaster Dashboard contains an interactive map with road and river crossing conditions throughout Cook Shire as well as other important information, such as the location of evacuation centres or places of refuge if they are opened during a disaster, power outages and fire updates. 

Marine pest survey

Completing a simple survey could play an important part in strengthening Queensland’s marine pest biosecurity. Biosecurity Queensland is asking anyone who works or enjoys time in Queensland’s magnificent marine environment to complete the online survey which is open until March 29. For more information, head to the Biosecurity Queensland Facebook page or read their media release.

New hours for Cooktown Library

Cooktown Library's lunch time hours will be changing. The library will now be open from 10am to 5pm during the week, with a closure from 12.30pm to 1.30pm for lunch. The library hours on Saturday remain unchanged, with the doors open from 10am to 12.30pm. For more information on our library services, head to the library page on our website.

Council's grants open for applications

Councils Community Grants and Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF) programs are open for applications, closing on Thursday, April 18. Council's Community Sponsorship and In-kind Support program is also open for applications year round. For more information on all Council's funding programs, visit the Grants, Sponsorship and Donations page on our website.


 

DateEventContact
March 26 RSL fortnightly charity trivia night, 7pm Cooktown RSL Club 4069 5780
March 28 Council rates due  Council 4069 5444 or 
March 30 Earth Hour climate awareness global event, 8pm
April 6 Lakeland Easter Frolic family event, Lakeland Hotel, 1pm Lakeland Progress Association 0404 297 344
April 7 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace
April 8 Book Club, Cooktown Library, 2pm Library 4069 5009 or
April 9 RSL fortnightly charity trivia night, 7pm Cooktown RSL Club 4069 5780
April 17 Cook Shire Council ordinary meeting, Council Chambers Council 4069 5444 or 
April 18 Applications for Community Grants and RADF program close Council
April 19-22 Easter long weekend
April 21 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace
April 25 ANZAC Day public holiday
May 5 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace
May 13 Book Club, Cooktown Library, 2pm Library 4069 5009 or 
May 22 Cook Shire Council ordinary meeting, Council Chambers Council 4069 5444 or 
June 2 Rossville markets, Hatfield marketplace

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