Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council

The Aboriginal Shire of Kowanyama is a special local government area which is located on western Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. It is managed under a Deed of Grant in Trust under the Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004.

17 Aug, 2022
Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council Kowanyama QLD, Australia
Full-Time, Three-Year Maximum Term Contract Lead Council to achieve its vision and mission to meet community goals Beautiful environment known as the Place of Many Waters Largest community on Cape York Kowanyama means "place of many waters" with 90% of its population of Aboriginal and Torres Strait descent, including Kokoberra, Yir Yoront (or Kokomnje) and Kunjen clans, who each have language and other cultural differences. Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council is one of the largest communities on the Cape York Peninsula serving an area of approximately 4120 square kilometres and a community of more than 1200 residents. The vision of Council is: "To build a healthy and safe community, with strong economic opportunities and wellbeing services, through innovation and collaboration." The Mission of Council is to deliver best practice council services, and work with stakeholders to ensure our community members receive first-rate services, with a focus on...