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Cape York NRM is staffed by a dedicated team.

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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

03
Jun

Woody Thickening Guide Coming Soon

A new guide to dealing with wood thickening: the increasing density of woody plants encroaching on grasslands – is due to be released in July.

03
Jun

Coen Fire Planning Workshop

A wide range of interests, from pastoral stations to Indigenous land trusts, governments and emergency services, were in Coen in mid-May for the first of two regional fire workshops this year.

02
May

Bromley re-introduces traditional fire management

Traditional Indigenous burning practices have been successfully reintroduced into the Bromley Indigenous Protected area to maintain and restore habitat for threatened species, particularly the beloved Palm Cockatoo.

02
May

Fire workshops skills fine-tuned

Land Managers in the southern Cape York Peninsula region were able to fine-tune their fire management skills when they attended two workshops in Cooktown last month.

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