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Road Conditions

Aurukun Access Road Wet Season Permits

Travel permits will need to be obtained from Cook Shire Council if travel restrictions are placed on the Aurukun Access Road from Aurukun Shire Council boundary to the Peninsular Development Road intersection.

During the wet season load limit or closure will not occur on the 70km section of the sealed Aurukun Access Road from Aurukun to the ASC boundary. Restrictions on this section of road will only be introduced if it is severely damaged by a natural event such as a cyclone or widespread flooding.

Aurukun Access Road within the Aurukun Shire Council area is open to all vehicles.

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

Cook Shire Council Ph 4069 5444 or on their website

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

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”.