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Cape York NRM is staffed by a dedicated team.

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Our region

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Our region

The Cape York NRM region (137,000 km2) extends north from the Mitchell River catchment to ‘The Tip’ of Cape York Peninsula. It encompasses diverse landscapes including 16 complete river basins with their systems virtually unmodified (the Annan River being the exception). The region contains 30 broad vegetation groups including 72 different types of rainforest comprising 20% of Australia’s remaining rainforest.

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Map of Northern Queensland with Cape York Catchments

Latest News


All-women heavy machinery training breaks new ground

Indigenous women were the focus of a new heavy machinery operation training program coordinated by Cape York Natural Resource Management.


Fire management for the early dry

Planning is underway to map out a fire burning regime for the Cape’s landholders as the early dry season takes hold. 


Beefed up Grazing Forum a winner

This year's Cape York NRM Grazing Forum attracted almost 70 attendees at the Laura Rodeo grounds and based on the immediate responses and the feedback survey, it was a winning formula.


High school students get water wise

Cooktown State High School students joined Cape York NRM to learn more about the region’s waterways during a Water Quality Field Day held in April.

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Upcoming Events


Cooktown Reef Fair

Cooktown Blue Water Club
22 Jun 2022 - 22 Jun 2022

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