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Kowanyama Rangers Assist with Trailblazing Drone Technology

The Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council (KASC) Rangers joined a specialist operation last month to trial the use of drones for aerial burning.  The first operation in Queensland of its kind, the purpose of the project was to test how effective drones are at lighting fires... read more...

Kowanyama Emergency Services Put to the Test with Disaster Training Exercise

Last month, the Local District Disaster Management Group (LDMG) hosted a simulated training exercise at Kowanyama Airport. The exercise simulated an emergency landing and provided vital training for first responders in aviation emergencies. This saw Council volunteers acting... read more...

New Grader Paves Way for Council Roads Crew

Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council has traded in its 12M grader for a 140 CAT grader under a program designed by Council’s Roads, Infrastructure and Essential Services department. The program aims to ensure the Kowanyama Roads Crew have access to the best possible equipment... read more...

Changes to Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council's Alcohol Management Plan

A new alcohol carriage limit starts on 29 April 2022. What is the New Carriage Limit? Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council's new carriage limit is: 2 litres of wine, and 4.5 litres (12 x 375mls cans) of either beer or premixed spirits (or any combination of) less than 4%... read more...

Kowanyama Rangers Start Fire Training

The Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council Lands Office is buzzing with excitement as they start preparing for the upcoming carbon burning on Oriners-Sefton country. Fire Operations contractor Daryl Killin showed the Ranger teams the skills they require to safely manage fire in... read more...

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