Cassowary Coast Regional Council was formed on 15 March 2008 with the amalgamation of Cardwell and Johnstone shires.
The Cassowary Coast region has:
an area of 4,702 square km
a population that sits at about 30,000
a mix of town, rural and coastal communities
Council is led by a mayor and six councillors. For more information see the Councillors page.
We aspire to provide great experiences, deliver value and create a sustainable future for our community.
Delivering outcomes that embrace value in everything we do is fundamental to a vibrant and prosperous community that ‘loves the place we live’ and is summed up in our vision statement -
"...One Coast: Cassowary Coast..."
We are committed to delivering great service and value, economic growth, opportunity, prosperity and a relaxed lifestyle.
Council's Core Values
At Council, we are committed to working as one to realise our vision of ‘One Coast: Cassowary Coast’ to ensure great experiences, deliver value and create a sustainable future for our community. Everything we do is underpinned by three core values: