PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SUBORDINATE LOCAL LAWS

On 30 May 2024, Council resolved to propose amendments to three subordinate local laws. Submissions are now being sought on these proposed changes. Read more.

THE FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS IS COMING TO COOKTOWN

Get ready, Cooktown! The Festival of Small Halls is bringing its magical musical tour to Cooktown’s Shire Hall on Thursday, 4 July 2024. This extraordinary event promises an unforgettable evening filled with some of the best folk and contemporary acoustic music that Australia and the world have to offer. Buy tickets now!

HOGGONE BAITING PROGRAM | HOMERULE ROAD

Community is being advised that the Hoggone Baiting program is to commence at a private property along Homerule Road in coming days. Read more.  

FREE CIRCUS SKILLS WORKSHOPS IN COEN

Queensland's own, deadly Indigenous circus troupe - Circa -  is coming to town, putting on a show and sharing their skills ath two free works shops in Coen. Find out more.

MEDIA RELEASE: SEALED AT LAST! COUNCIL RECEIVES MAJOR FUNDING TO UPGRADE CAMERON CREEK ROAD

Cook Shire Council is pleased to announce the approval of more than $4.7 million in funding for significant upgrades to Cameron Creek Road, a critical project set to enhance connectivity and safety for the residents of Cooktown and surrounding areas. Read more. 

SWIM SQUAD IS BACK FOR TERM 2 & 3

Specifically tailored for young swimmers aged 5 to 10 years, dive into Swim Squad this April at the Cooktown Swimming Pool. Read more. 

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - DID YOU KNOW....

That Impact Assessable Development Applications are now also available to to the public to review on our website? That's right. Click here to review the Development Applications currently on public notification. 

FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR RESIDENTIAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

Council's Residential Housing Development Incentive Policy provides up to $35,000 in incentives for multiple dwelling or dual occupancy developments in Cook Shire. Single dwellings built on vacant land for an owner occupier can also receive up to $10,000 in rates relief under the policy. The policy remains in effect until 30 July 2025 or when the maximum cumulative incentive value of $250,000 has been reached. For more information, read the policy here, or to apply download the application form here.

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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