News & Events

Mayour Calls For Action on Suicide in Our Community

In the wake of more suicide and attempted suicide in community, Mayor Elvie Sandow has called to account some one hundred (166) organisations who the mayor says are getting funded an estimated $190 million per annum to provide services for … Read more


CHERBOURG ABORIGINAL SHIRE COUNCILPUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED NEW LOCAL LAW Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council (“Council”) proposes to make new Local Laws, being Local Law and Subordinate Local Law: No. 1 (Administration) 2021; Local Law Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal … Read more

Positions Vacant: Cherbourg Youth Justice

1 x Convenor (Permanent Full Time) The role of the Convenor is to facilitate the provision of Restorative Justice processes within Youth Justice. This involves engaging with the people most affected by a young person’s offending and assisting them to … Read more

Determined to Make a Difference

Congratulations to Elizabeth (Lizzie) O’Chin from Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council who was recently awarded a qldwater Scholarship, through the Queensland Water Regional Communities Innovations Program (QWRCIP) to cover her costs of attending the 45th WIOA QLD Water Industry Operations Conference & Exhibition … Read more

Worried about COVID-19? Make the call 13HEALTH

Meet Kisha and Tamera, two of the nurses at the Queensland Health Contact Centre who are dedicated to helping community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kisha Spearitt: a proud Nguri and Noonuccal woman, Nguri mob coming from Meteor Creek area which … Read more

Trainees “digging” their brighter future

Council training activities this week have seen seven (7) Cherbourg  council staff start journey to gaining their Excavator  operator qualification. Staff trained on one of councils latest machines, a 1.7 ton Caterpillar mini excavator . The new machine has a … Read more

Fire Mitigation Plan Reduces Risks

Cherbourg council  and Queensland fire and emergency services have been  working closely to formulate the Cherbourg Bushfire Risk Mitigation Plan for  2021. The plan outlines Operation Cool Burn 2021 which takes in the cooler weather of April to August to … Read more