Carpentaria Shire Council

Carpentaria Shire is the traditional country of the Gkuthaarn, Kukatj and Kurtijar people.  The Shire covers an area of approximately 65,000 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 2,200 with the countryside ranging from vast inland plains to mangrove forests, deltas and saltpans along the coastal areas of the Gulf.

  • Mayor:  Cr Jack Bawden (Bio)
  • Deputy Mayor:  Cr Bradley Hawkins