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Rising Waters Prompt Ongoing Mitigation Efforts in Kowanyama

Rising Waters Prompt Ongoing Mitigation Efforts in Kowanyama

Kowanyama, Saturday 23rd December 2023 — As we continue to face the challenges of rising water levels, it is crucial to keep the community informed about our ongoing efforts to address flood concerns in our area. Our dedicated Roads Crew has been working tirelessly on...

Community Update: Wet Season Parcels

Community Update: Wet Season Parcels

As we approach the Wet Season and impending road closures, the Kowanyama Post Office would like to provide an update to our community members. Large and heavy boxes, currently arriving weekly via Tuxworth & Woods Carriers, will cease delivery after the last truck....

Government Grant Boosts Early Childhood Education in Kowanyama

Government Grant Boosts Early Childhood Education in Kowanyama

Families in Kowanyama have every reason to celebrate as the Albanese Government extends early childhood education and care services in the region. The Hon Dr Anne Aly MP, Minister for Early Childhood Education, delivered this promising news on Friday, November 3. Ani...

Community Notice: Declaration of Local Fire Ban

Community Notice: Declaration of Local Fire Ban

UPDATE - Monday, 06th November 2023: Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has extended a local fire ban for Far Northern Region residents for a further seven days. The local fire ban will be in place until 2359hrs on Monday, 13th November 2023. UPDATE -...

Making a Splash: Kowanyama’s Newest Family-Friendly Attraction

Making a Splash: Kowanyama’s Newest Family-Friendly Attraction

Kowanyama has proudly unveiled its latest attraction - a state-of-the-art splash park. This thrilling addition is strategically nestled in the heart of our town, adjacent to the swimming pool. Masterfully designed by Kirratech Lifestyle Pools, it promises a watery...

Notice of Adoption of Model Local Law and Subordinate Local Law

Notice of Adoption of Model Local Law and Subordinate Local Law

At its Ordinary Meeting held on 27 September 2023, Council resolved to Make the following Local Laws: Model Local Law No. 5 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and Roads) 2023 Subordinate Local Law No. 5 (Local Government Controlled Areas, Facilities and...

Council Applauds Charlie Butterworth’s Contributions to Aged Care

Council Applauds Charlie Butterworth’s Contributions to Aged Care

Charlie Butterworth, a valued member of Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council’s Aged Care Department, has been making significant strides in improving the well-being of our community’s seniors. With over a year of dedicated service, Charlie’s commitment, passion,...

Kowanyama Land and Sea Rangers Unveil Powerful New Tractor

Kowanyama Land and Sea Rangers Unveil Powerful New Tractor

Ranger team gathers around new tractor to get safety tips from Damien McKechnie, GR8 Northern Ag. The Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council Land and Sea Rangers have reason to celebrate as they recently took delivery of a brand-new Kubota L4600 tractor. Senior Ranger...