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Opal Fuel tank

Recently the Hon. Glen Elmes MP, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs, has approved one-off grant expenditure of $109,260 (GST exclusive) to Aurukun Shire Council to purchase and install a new Low Aromatic Fuel (Opal) tank in the community. DATSIMA signed an agreement with the Aurukun Shire Council on Friday, 6 … Read More

Santa made it to Aurukun

This year’s Christmas Tree was a great celebration for the Aurukun community. A jovial and enthusiastic Santa arrived in a police wagon and was greeted by a crowd of at least 400. His dancing style was to be commended.   Linda Sivyer and assistants once again excelled themselves with their arrangements. Special thanks to the … Read More

Aurukun Land Transfer Day

Media Release On 18 September 2013, Aurukun community saw a long awaited land transfer come to fruition. There were 250 people, comprising many visitors, local residents, and dignitaries in attendance. The lovely setting of the Town Square presented an optimistic and positive coming together for Aurukun people. Highlight of the day was the performance of … Read More

adoption of the aurukun shire planning scheme

PUBLIC NOTICE ADOPTION OF THE AURUKUN SHIRE PLANNING SCHEME Notice is given under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and Statutory Guideline 02/14 that on 15 July 2014, the Aurukun Shire Council adopted the Aurukun Shire Council Planning Scheme. The Scheme is to have effect from 1 August 2014. You can view the Aurukun Shire Planning … Read More

aurukun develops tourism strategy

Aurukun Shire Council has developed a new tourism strategy to attract increased visitors to the stunning Cape York Peninsula region. The council’s 2014 Aurukun Tourism Strategy and Implementation Plan identifies the untapped potential of world-class wetlands, living cultural heritage, world-class fishing, and wilderness experiences. Under the strategy, by 2019 the community plans to have developed a greater … Read More

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