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Vanuatu Cyclone Relief Appeal

Get behind Carpentaria Shire council's joint initiative with the Australian Red Cross to help those people in Vanuatu that have been devasted by Tropical Cycone Pam. If you are able to give a cash donation please call freecall 1800 811 700 or go to the following website: To donate by mail: Send a cheque or money order to: Cyclone Pam (Vanuatu) 2015 Appeal, Australian Red Cross, GPO Box 2957 Melbourne VIC 3001. .. Boost Post. Carpentaria Shire Council Like · · Share.

2015 Normanton Barra Classic

Council is proud to once again be a major sponsor of the Normanton Barra Classic held over the Easter weekend.

"Our Dreaming: animating country" Exhibition

MEDIA RELEASE   30/01/2015   Explore the culture of storytelling in the Carpentaria Shire.   Visit Our Dreaming: animating country at Carpentaria Shire Council...

Animal Management and Welfare - Dog Rescue

The focus on the management of cats and dogs within Carpentaria Shire Council is on education rather than enforcement. Carpentaria Shire Council is currently offering an amnesty on...

New Gulf Substance Misuse & Community Wellbeing Service

New Gulf Substance Misuse and Community Wellbeing Service Following ongoing calls from Gulf communities for expanded drug and alcohol and mental health services, the Australian Government is...

Road & River Conditions Road & River Conditions

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Regional Road Conditions

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Daily Rainfall

River Levels

DTMR application to use road during flooding/ wet weather. click here


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Local Weather Local Weather

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Shire Information Shire Information

There are two seasons in the Carpentaria Shire region; The 'Dry' season and the 'Wet' season.

The 'Dry' season (or Winter), between the months of April to September, is characterised by little to no rainfall with mild to warm conditions.


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Digital Television - General Reception Issues Digital Television - General Reception Issues


Carpentaria Shire has switched to Digital TV and is available in both Normanton and Karumba. Following the installation the contractor conducted field testing to ensure that adequate signal is received throughout both townships.
Please view our Digital Television - General Reception Issues Handout if you are having and reception issues.