Harry commenced work with Cape York NRM in May 2019 as an Agricultural Extension Graduate with QFF’s Agricultural Extension Work Placement Program. Upon finishing the year-long program, Harry secured a project officer role. He is based in Atherton and is working on several projects including Reef Trust Phase IV and Springvale gully remediation projects.
Harry graduated from the University of Queensland in December 2018 where he was studying Environmental Management (Honours), majoring in natural systems and wildlife. During his time at UQ Harry completed internships with the Wet Tropics Management Authority in Cairns and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in central China.
Harry has a passion for community-based natural resource management and tackling the challenges of delivering strong environmental and social outcomes in the Cape York region.
In his spare time Harry enjoys hiking and playing guitar.
A Communications and Engagement Workshop for Extension Officers took place in Mareeba on 23 May.
Attended by a mix of Cape York NRM and Department of Agriculture staff and contractors, the full-day workshop covered body language, empathy, and managing emotions in ourselves and others.