Safety & Justice



Kowanyama Community Justice Group

A Community Justice Group is operating within Kowanyama. This group is made up of respected members in the community. They meet to discuss issues within the town and make recommendations to Council.

The community also has a Council of Elders, who are consulted by the Kowanyama Council when making community decisions. The Elders operate in conjunction with the Lands Office.

Community Safety Plan


The Community Safety Plan (CSP) aims to outline how Council will seek to enhance perceptions of safety, reduce crime in community and build community resilience.  Council will use the CSP to help inform future decision making and planning. 


Community Safety Plan 2020-25


Community Safety Plan Vol. 2