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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

21
Feb

Have your say on Cape York Peninsula’s future

The future management of natural resources on Cape York Peninsula will be captured in a new land and water plan to safeguard its natural assets, communities, and livelihoods for the next decade.

01
Feb

Strong results for turtle protection

More than 5000 turtle nests were monitored along the western Cape York Peninsula during the 2023 turtle season and on average, only 11-12 per cent of them were damaged by predators.

18
Jan

Fencing project keeps lagoon safe

A major fencing project to protect the Muwanta-Walnga Lagoon on Binthi Country has successfully established 2km of protection for approximately 50 hectares of land considered a “place of bounty”. 

18
Jan

Recovery Program reporting blitz

More than 60 Land and Vegetation assessment surveys across four properties are now complete after a month-long reporting blitz for Cape York NRM’s Landscape Resilience Project.

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Upcoming Events

14
Mar

Fire Training

Cooktown
14 Mar 2024 - 15 Mar 2024

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