From the Acting CEO's Desk 12th December 2019
DI RESORT – PUBLIC SUBMISSIONs: At the 4th of December Ordinary Council Meeting Council considered the formal request from Cocos Boronia Resort Pty Ltd to lease land at Direction Island for a resort. Council resolved to advertise its intention to dispose of property as per requirements under the Local Government Act.
From the Acting CEO's Desk 28 November 2019
COMMUNITY FUNDING PROGRAM: Applications for the latest round of the community funding program closed on the 4th November. The Community Funding Program Committee met on the 18th November to assess the applications. Grants have been award to West Island Playgroup, Home Island Jukong and Sailing Club and West Island Sport and Recreation. The Community Funding Program is advertised twice per year so keep your eye out for the next round.
From the CEO's Desk 14 November 2019
NOVEMBER COUNCIL MEETING: At the Council meeting on 6 November, Council set the meeting schedule for meetings in 2020. A reminder that Council meetings are open to the public, so we warmly invite community members to attend to see your Council at work. Agendas and minutes of meetings are also available on the Shire’s website so you can easily follow Council decision-making.
From the CEO's Desk 31 October 2019
ELECTION RESULTS - COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2019: By now most people will be aware that Jamil Ibram and Mazlan Hamiril are our newly elected Councillors and that Seriwati Iku was re-elected. Congratulations thank you to all candidates, including Kenneth Zakaria Lakina, for your interest in serving your community.
Result of the Election for The Shire of Cocos Keeling Islands
Please click link to see the result of the Election for The Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
From the CEO's Desk 17 October 2019
COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2019: At the time of writing, we are gearing up for the Local Government Elections on Saturday 19 October. By the time this Atoll is published and distributed we will be in the midst of election day so I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge all candidates for their interest in serving their community.
From the CEO's Desk 03 October 2019
MINISTER AND ADMINISTRATOR VISIT: We were pleased to welcome The Hon. Nola Marino, Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories to Cocos last week. During this week Assistant Minister Marino engaged with the community at a range of events and meetings. We are sure that Assistant Minister Marino not only enjoyed her first visit to Cocos but also found it very useful and is now well informed about the opportunities and challenges we face as a community.
AN ELECTION IS TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, 19 OCTOBER
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From the CEO's Desk 19 September 2019
MINISTER AND ADMINISTRATOR VISIT: We look forward to welcoming The Hon. Nola Marino, Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories to Cocos from 24 to 27 September.
From the CEO's Desk 23 August 2019
MAJU PULU KITA MASTERPLAN UPDATE: TRANNIES BEACH: Sincere thanks to Jack O’Donnell for his support in upgrading the lighting at Trannies. This contribution to the community is greatly appreciated.