New CEO for Aurukun Shire Council

New CEO for Aurukun Shire Council

Aurukun Mayor Keri Tamwoy has welcomed Ilario Sabatino to the role of Chief Executive Officer at Aurukun Shire Council. Originally from the Torres Strait and with Aboriginal heritage, Mr Sabatino is the Council’s first Indigenous CEO. He was previously the Chief...
Aurukun community asked to limit travel

Aurukun community asked to limit travel

Aurukun Shire Council Mayor Keri Tamwoy has urged people in her community to limit their movements to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 as case numbers increase in Aurukun. “I have been advised that we now have 10 active COVID-19 cases and two people who have...
COVID-19 case in Aurukun

COVID-19 case in Aurukun

A case of COVID-19 has been detected in Aurukun.  All community members are encouraged to continue to social distance, wear masks when indoors except when at home and wash hands often.  Should anyone start to have symptoms of COVID-19 such as a sore throat, runny...
Aurukun community asked to limit travel

Community message from Mayor Keri Tamwoy

I am concerned that our neighbouring community of Weipa has increasing numbers of Covid-19 cases over the past couple of days. Medical experts tell me there is no way we can stop Covid from coming to Aurukun. We must work together as a community to slow the spread and...