Month: December 2015

Cyclone warning before Christmas

The Get Ready U’Fella cyclone week has gained significant momentum ahead of what could be the [potential] first cyclone of the season. Read full story Related news Latest cyclone updates For the past ten days the Queensland Government, GIVIT and Mornington Shire Council initiative included…

Council Meeting

All welcome to Mornington Shire Council next ordinary meeting. Located at Council Chambers, Dec 16th from 10.00am. Voice your concerns, celebrate achievements and discuss moving the region forward. Join one of Australia’s most isolated councils in consultations, for the betterment of the Wellesley Island Group….

Massive croc and his lover stalk Island community

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mornington Shire Council is urging residents to stay away from the main swimming and fishing area between Mornington Island and Denim Island. Two large Melamen Dawar (Lardil for crocodile) have been seen multiple times sunning themselves on the foreshore and crossing the channel between islands. It is indicated there…

Island mediation service recognised nationally

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mornington Island wins ground breaking national award Minister for Justice, Michael Keenan MP today awarded remote indigenous law firm Junkuri Laka the National Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Award for its Mornington Island Restorative Justice Project. The recipients, Roger Kelly and Dr Berry Zondag, travelled…