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A Vision to the future

Cherbourg Council Corporate Plan 2020 to 2025 An Empowering Vision for Community It is a requirement all local councils have a current 5-year corporate plan.   A Corporate plan for council is a roadmap, instructions and expectations prepared in consultation … Read more

so you want to be a councillor

A “So you want to be a Councillor Session” is to be held in Cherbourg, scheduled for Tuesday, 28 January 2020 from 10.00am. All candidates wishing to stand for election are required to complete the training, either online or at … Read more


A Boil Water Alert for Cherbourg remains in place until further notice. Date: 17/12/2019 All residents and Guests in Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council should boil their tap water used for drinking water until further notice. This advice has been issued … Read more


 DECLARATION OF LOCAL FIRE BAN PROHIBITION ON THE LIGHTING, MAINTENANCE AND USE OF FIRES IN THE OPEN In accordance with the provisions of Section 86A and Section 86E of the Fire and Emergency Services Act 1990, and with due regard … Read more


Council Office will be open Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th for residents to come in and pick up your box of chocolates (one per household in Cherbourg). Today’s Christmas Carnival and family day was a great success, thank you to … Read more

Cherbourg Christmas Fair to Spread Festive Smiles

Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council, this week took delivery of 400 packets of “Cadbury Favourite” Chocolates along with a truck load of children’s toys, just in time for Christmas, an initiative council hopes will bring some much-needed cheer to our community. … Read more

Legends 2020 officially launched at jack o’chin oval

Legends of League is returning to Cherbourg in 2020 with a new, bigger two day “Indigenous Football carnival (including major prize money), set to take to the Jack O’Chin Oval again February 7th and 8th. Representatives from the Australian Legends … Read more

LEgends of League return in 2020

Following the success of this year’s event. The International legends of League is coming back bigger and stronger in 7 & 8 February 2020. This event will also have host a 2 day Carnival  over 2 days with only 12 … Read more

Council proud to sponsor new rugby league carnival

2019 saw the first ever “Legends of League” football carnival here in Cherbourg, an event that organisers thought would most likely be a one of, however after a outpouring of support and positive outcomes for the community and beyond, the … Read more

STAFF NOTICE – Christmas holidays off

Christmas is fast approaching and Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council would like to remind all staff of the entitled days off over the Christmas/New Year Period Staff are NOT required to work on: Christmas Day (25/12/2019) Boxing Day (26/12/2019) New Years … Read more