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Cape York Peninsula Land Use Strategy: Land Use Program: Current Administrative Structures on Cape York Peninsula

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This project was commisioned in 1994 by CYPLUS to provide a description of the instiutional structures on the Cape York Peninsula that have relevance for land use planning and resource management. This report was conducted relying on existing written material and information, giving a snapshot of the agencies as of September 1994.
A feature of the administractive arrangements for land and resource use in the Cape York Peninsula at time were instrinsically complex with numerous agencies having broadly similar roles, while other functions were spit between three elvels of government allowing for potential overlap, duplication, and gaps within provisions and government services.
An aim of CYPLUS stage 2 was the need to examine the and use decision-making processes and mechanisms and recommend a system which clearly identifies the responsibilities between levels of government and between individual agencies within each level.