Michelle Hamilton commenced worked at Cape York NRM in February 2015.  She grew up in Weipa, attending primary and secondary school there.

Michelle has spent her working life on the Atherton Tablelands where she has spent many years an Office Manager and has more recently as the Manager of her family plumbing business. She has a Certificate Three in Business.

Michelle loves Cape York and has spent many years since her Weipa childhood travelling, camping and fishing the Cape with family and friends, and has a particular fondness for the Wenlock River.

She lives in Tolga with her husband Denis, children Brooke and Connor and with their many animals.