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Welcome to Cape York NRM

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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

29
Apr

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.

28
Apr

Beefed up Grazing Forum a quiet achiever

From genetics and breeder performance to fire fighting and carbon abatement, this year's Cape York NRM Grazing Forum will be bringing more than 20 experts to the Laura Rodeo grounds for two days of insights and demonstrations to help graziers improve their busi

22
Apr

Gamba: Mission not impossible

Assessing the prevalence of, controlling its spread and raising community awareness of Gamba Grass were the key goals for a multi-agency taskforce that descended on Cooktown in April; and the verdict was - success.  

22
Apr

Cape York on target

Cape York is punching above its weight when it comes to meeting its targets for water quality through improved land management, according to the 2020 Reef Water Quality Report Card released in April. 

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Upcoming Events

31
May

Soil Health Workshop with David Hall

Cooktown
31 May 2022 - 31 May 2022

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