Welcome to

Lockhart River Aboriginal

Shire Council

We’re fortunate enough to live in one of the most beautiful parts of Australia and we are working hard to keep it that way, to keep our people safe, healthy and happy.

Our website is designed for our people to gain easy access to everything they need to know about the services and facilities we provide.

Strong Puuya, Strong Culture, Strong Future.

Road from PDR to Lockhart River

Please slow down. Road Trains are in constant transit between Wenlock River and Kuttini Payamu (Iron Range) National Park. Roadworks are being conducted on much of the main access road to Lockhart River/Portland Roads. Please drive to conditions. Enjoy your stay and drive carefully.

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Tuesday January 19th, 2021

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Wednesday January 6th, 2021

Updated information: From 1am Monday 4 January, anyone who has been in Victoria on or since 21 December will be restricted from entering vulnerable facilities, including aged care facilities, hospitals, disability accommodation and correctional facilities.While Queensland’s borders remain unchanged, anyone currently in Queensland who has been in Victoria on or since 21 December should get tested immediately and quarantine at home or their accommodation until they receive a negative result.We are closely monitoring the situation in New South Wales and Victoria and urge Queenslanders to reconsider non-essential travel to these states as it is an evolving situation.📌 If you do decide to go to Victoria or New South Wales, you need to be aware of the potential consequences, such as border changes and not making it home to Queensland before hotel quarantine is imposed.📌 If you’re already in Victoria or New South Wales, consider coming home.Stay up to date with the latest COVID-19 updates here: www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19 ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday December 18th, 2020

CRITICALLY INJURED PEDESTRIAN | Public assistance sought Police have issued a public appeal for assistance to identify a woman critically injured after being struck by a car at Westcourt on December 15.The woman was struck by a car as she attempted to cross Tills Street near Gatton Street around 10.25pm.She sustained significant head injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to hospital in a critical condition.The crash is not considered to be suspicious. The driver of the vehicle was not physically injured and has spoken with police.Ongoing investigations have been unable to determine the identity of the injured woman.She is described as having a dark complexion, possibly of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and aged in her 20s.The woman is 150cm tall with a very slim build and has a nose piercing (stud) in her left nostril as well as acrylic nails with a French manicure. She has dark curly brown hair and brown eyes.The woman has been in a coma since being admitted to hospital and had no personal papers on her, however a number of items were found on her person at the time of the incident:• A set of earphones with the letters ‘KDT’ written on a label attached to the earphones• A key from a locksmith in Cairns for a dwelling numbered ‘2’ on an orange tag• A cigarette lighterAnyone who may have further information is urged to come forward at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.Quote this reference number: QP2002573451 within the online suspicious activity form. ... See MoreSee Less
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Contact Details

Cairns Office

Phone:  07 4031 0155
Fax:  07 4031 5720
Address:  7 Anderson St , Manunda QLD 4870
Email:  reception@lockhart.qld.gov.au

Contact Details

Lockhart River Office

Phone: 07 4060 7144
Fax: 07 4060 7139
Address: Maathuy Street, Lockhart River QLD 4892
Email:  reception2@lockhart.qld.gov.au