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Road Conditions


Aurukun Access Road

12 April 2019

Aurukun Access Road within the Aurukun Shire Council area is now open to vehicles under 5 tonne.  Vehicles 5 tonne and over will need to apply for a permit to travel on this road.

Aurukun Shire Council advises that all road users check the following:

Cook Shire council has opened the Aurukun Access Road from Aurukun Shire Boundary to Peninsula Development Road to vehicles less than 5 tonnes.  Information is available from Cook Shire Council Ph 4069 5444 or on their website

Peninsula Development Road: Information is available form the Department of Transport and Main Roads on their website

Bernie McCarthy, PSM
Chief Executive Officer

12 April 2019


Wet season storms may cause local flooding at any time. Please drive to the prevailing road conditions and remember “If it’s Flooded – Forget it”.