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 as an office manager, is the manager of her family plumbing business, and has an Advanced Certificate in Business.

Michelle loves Cape York and, since her Weipa childhood, often spends holidays travelling, camping and fishing on the Cape with family and friends, and holds a particular fondness for the Wenlock River.

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