From the CEO's Desk 12 June 2020

ASSISTING BUSINESS WITH COVID-19 COMPLIANCE: The Shire has been assisting the Territory Controller and IOTA in promoting Covid-19 Safety Plans for businesses. To further assist our businesses with their compliance and management, the Shire has produced Covid-19 Safety Compliance Kits for businesses. Please contact Ibrahim Macrae, our Governance Coordinator on 9162 6649 Alamat emel ini dilindungi dari Spambot. Anda perlu hidupkan JavaScript untuk melihatnya. if you haven’t received a kit and would like one.

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From the CEO's Desk 29 May 2020

Selamat Hari Raya. The Shire President and Councillors along with the CEO and staff extend warm wishes for a peaceful and joyous Hari Raya and year ahead.

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From the CEO's Desk 15 May 2020

WELCOME GLEN AND KATHY: After an exhaustive and robust recruitment process, we were delighted to appoint Glen Brigg to the position of Manager Works and Services. Glen and his wife Kathy arrived on Cocos on Friday last week and are in quarantine in House 16. A word from Glen...

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From the CEO's Desk 01 May 2020

RAMADAN: On behalf of the Councillors and staff, I would like to take this opportunity to send our best wishes to the many people in our community of the Islamic faith who are in the holy month of Ramadan. As per the Shire’s usual practice in the interests of the health and well-being of our staff, the outside crew work from 6am to 12noon each day during Ramadan.

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Council Meeting 22 April 2020

As per the instruction from the Territory Controller in the current State of Emergency, in accordance with Admin. Reg. 14D(3) & (4), the Shire President has given formal approval for the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 22 April 2020  at 11am to be held via teleconference.

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From the CEO's Desk 17 April 2020

GRANTS OFFICER: We are delighted to welcome Bianca (Bebo) McKinney to the team on a short-term contract in the vital role of Grants Officer. Over the next two months Bebo will be working with the business community to identify all possible avenues of grant funding for businesses under various stimulus funding packages and then will be assisting businesses to put together their applications. We hope this tangible assistance to our business community provides some reassurance and support. Bebo can be contacted via email on Alamat emel ini dilindungi dari Spambot. Anda perlu hidupkan JavaScript untuk melihatnya.

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From the CEO's Desk 03 April 2020

There is no doubt the events of the past few weeks have had an impact on our lives and presented challenges few of us ever dreamt we would need to manage. It has been uplifting to see how well we, as a Community, have come together to rise to these challenges in creative and inspiring ways; how we have looked out for one another and put past grievances aside. And while it may be that this dynamic situation will continue to throw new challenges our way, we will pull together, better, stronger, more resilient and tighter knit than ever before. Thank you Cocos Community – I can think of no other place I would like to be and no other group of people I would rather be with.

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From the CEO's Desk 20 March 2020

BUSINESS RESILIENCE AND CONTINUITY: TheShire is aware that while events over the past week or so have had an impact, we are working as a team to review our processes and practices to ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees and the community and the continuity of core Shire services that are essential for the quality of life on Cocos. Based on our discussions and best advice from the Administrator, EMC and Health Professionals, we have developed a Draft Business Resilience and Continuity Plan for Council review.

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From the CEO's Desk 06 March 2020

CANBERRA VISIT: Meeting with Assistant Minister Nola Marino. The Shire President, the Administrator and I visited Canberra for a meeting with Assistant Minister Nola Marino. We had a very long and productive meeting and would like to thank the Minister for being so generous with her time especially during parliamentary sittings. We had a lengthy discussion on the DI proposal as the Minister had a number of questions to which we were pleased to provide detailed responses.

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Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

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