Status: Active

This project aims to support Cape York Natural Resource Management Ltd. Board of Directors in the development of a Corporate Strategic Plan.

Cape York NRM has been funded to deliver on a range of projects that have substantial digital information components. A foundation of these projects is the development and maintenance of a digital multimedia portal for Cape York. This portal is being used as an engagement tool for partners and NRM stakeholders on Cape York and the wider NRM community.

Status: Closed

Services to Cape York NRM for information technology (IT); including the development and implementation of an IT plan: understand and maintain all ATLAS infrastructures for Cape York NRM, into the future including engagement with NRM staff;  to inform communication materials for the ATLAS and update web site as required.

This program ensured the regional NRM body had the capacity to contribute to delivering the State governments NRM and related policy agenda and associated programs. The program also ensured Cape York NRM's operation is transparent, efficient and effective, with active support from the Board ensuring clear direction and accountability.

This project saw the construction of a map of cape york including traditional boundaries to better facilitate the transfer of information regarding up coming projects between all stakeholders.

Development of a Business/Investment case for the ongoing support and expansion of the Cape York Land and Sea Indigenous Reference Groups Initiative.

17 Nov 2017

Addressing the impacts of climate change remains a priority for Queensland’s natural resource management groups, and Queensland’s peak body for natural resource management, Natural Resource Management Regions Queensland (NRMRQ), is calling on State election candidates to support regional NRM groups’ efforts towards climate change adaptation.

16 Nov 2017

Cape York NRM is seeking nominations for interim appointments to three casual vacancies on its Board of Directors. Cape York NRM has successfully delivered natural resource management outcomes by supporting and funding on-ground projects and operations across Cape York since 2010. 

09 Nov 2017

Cape York NRM recently held its Annual General Meeting in Cooktown where the Board of Directors elected Director Emma Jackson as Chairperson, and Director Trevor Meldrum as Vice Chairperson.

06 Jan 2017

Articles are invited for submission in Cape York NRM’s Healthy Country Newsletter. The newsletter is distributed to over 2000 people and organisations, providing the opportunity to share Cape York’s natural resource management practices far and wide.

21 Dec 2016

Cape York NRM held its Annual General Meeting at the Laura Racecourse and Rodeo Grounds on Saturday 29 October 2016, at which time Company Secretary Bob Frazer formally announced the result of director elections.

The current Board of Directors is made up of the following Cape York NRM members:

04 Nov 2016

Cape York NRM members gathered on Saturday 29 October for the company's 2016 AGM. 

The meeting was very successful and attendees enjoyed getting together and camping for a couple of days at the beautiful Laura Racecourse and Rodeo Grounds. 

01 Aug 2016
The Board of Directors and Staff of Cape York Natural Resource Management express their deep sorrow for the loss of Dr Tommy George.
Our deepest condolences are with his family at this time.
Cape York NRM feels this loss deeply, knowing that Cape York has lost one of its most respected and knowledgeable Elders.
18 Jul 2016

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Your opportunity to help reduce threats to the marine turtles of western Cape York.

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06 Jun 2016

Students from Mapoon and Western Cape College will learn about environmental management through the creation of art works from recycled rubbish and will exhibit their work at the upcoming Weipa Fishing Classic.

23 Mar 2016

An alliance of conservation, agriculture and natural resource management groups have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which will see the signatories working together to look after the health of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR).

08 Jan 2016

The Apudthama Rangers, leading scientists and the Western Cape Turtle Threat Abatement Alliance are concerned there is a dramatic decrease in nesting sites of the Hawksbill Turtle, at one of the key rockeries, Milman Islet.

Western Cape Turtle Threat Abatement Alliance coordinator, Johanna Karam, talks to ABC Far North.

22 Dec 2015

People and Partnerships are integral to successful natural resource management on Cape York.  The summer edition of the newsletter (Issue 25) showcases the importance of partnerships, and highlights some of the great work that has taken place on Cape York in 2015.

01 Dec 2015

The October/November 2015 issue R.M.Williams OUTBACK magazine' story Tip Top by Ken Eastwood, featured extensive coverage of Cape York.

20 Nov 2015

Cape York NRM welcomed two new Directors, and a new Chairperson, at the company’s recent Annual General Meeting and Board meeting held in Coen on 4 and 5 November.

Emma Jackson, who is the Sector Director for Primary Industries, is the new Chairperson and she said it is an exciting challenge that she will ‘throw her heart and soul into’ for Cape York NRM.

07 Sep 2015

A new site has been launched today for the public to donate to help keep the threatened Jardine River Turtle from extinction.

Cape York Natural Resource Management will launch the site today, on National Threatened Species day, to raise awareness of the turtle and raise money to support it’s long term survival.

03 Sep 2015

Cape York Natural Resource Management will distribute $462 838 in the current financial year across 16 organisations for Cape York land and sea management projects, as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme.

23 Jul 2015

Issue 23 of Healthy Country Newsletter focuses on Cape York's threatened species. 

Cape York has over 100 near-threatened, vulnerable or endangered species listed on the Nature Conservation Act (1992) list. Species decline can affect entire ecosystems by changing how ecosystems function.

17 Jun 2015

Festival goers attending Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival this weekend are invited to take place in an exciting environmental arts project.

Cape York NRM and UMI Arts have combined to form the Cape Create Crew and are delivering the Transforming Trash project to help people understand about the effects of rubbish, particularly plastics in our environment.

01 Jan 2015

Anyone with an interest in natural and cultural resources on Cape York can now access a world of knowledge with the click of a mouse.

13 Mar 2013
Natural Resource Management around the Cape
06 Nov 2011

Just a quick word from me on what has been going on over the last few months.

October was all about getting out on country and visiting people. I was able to get to Laura, Coen and Lockhart, and gain a greater understanding of NRM initiatives being undertaken. I had not been able to visit some places for a long time, so seeing the country and meeting people was a wonderful experience.