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Welcome to Lockhart River Shire Council


Lockhart River is the jewel in the crown of Cape York Peninsula. Our pristine beaches, great fishing, close proximity to the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, bird watching, bush walking, World War Two relics and other attractions make it a place people want to experience.

Those who visit Lockhart River gain a special insight to Australia’s indigenous cultural and natural heritage values. A visitation protocol has been established to help you get the appropriate cultural permission and make the most of your visit to Lockhart River and the traditional country of our peoples.

Our website is a portal to Lockhart River for the rest of Australia (and the world!). It will give you an insight to the people and country which makes Lockhart such a special place. You can also access information about Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council services and other facilities available in our community.

If you are cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us. Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council staff will do everything they can to assist you.

While you are here, you will find the Lockhart Radio on 107.7 FM useful for weather updates and other Cape York Region News

Calendar Year 2014 Holidays and Observances In Lockhart River

  • Sunday, 23rd February 2014                    - Foundation Day
  • Friday, 18th July 2014                               - Cairns Show Day
  • Friday, 25th July 2014                               - St. James' Day
  • Wednesday, 29th October 2014               - DOGIT Day