Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council

Hope Vale township is situated 46km north west of Cooktown and is located in a valley surrounded by tropical native bushland, mountain ranges, pristine coastal and diverse flora and fauna, Hope Vale has a population of approx. 1500 people.  Hope Vale is home to thirteen clan groups who mostly speak Guugu Yimithirr and other rleated languages, as well as English.  Endeavour Valley Road between Hope Vale and Cooktown is fully sealed, making access for tourists and visitors a scenic drive.

  • Mayor:  Cr Jason Woibo (BIO)
  • Deputy Mayor:  Cr Christopher Woibo