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In addition to the recent sightings by NPA Rangers of a large crocodile seen hanging around the Seisia wharf, there have been other crocodiles hanging close to the shoreline and the river mouth at Injinoo.

On the14 October 2017, there were also 2 other large Crocs sighted around the Alau/Umagico Beach Family Camping Area. One Crocodile is reported to be over 4 m and showing signs of aggressive behaviour towards people on the beach. It has been reported the large croc swam directly towards the family on shoreline and as the family hurried off, the croc continued to sit in the water 10m from shoreline.

It is a reminder that from November through to March it is Crocodile mating season. It is also the time for hatching of the Croc eggs so nests are found in the vegetation at the tops of the beaches and rivers. Crocs are regularly seen moving from the water up to the vegetation to protect the nests.

All Crocs are more active and aggressive during this time.



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Welcome to the website for the Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council, known as NPARC. This website presents information on the Council's activities, community and business activities in the Northern Peninsula area, and tourism information on the beautiful unique region of Cape York.

The NPARC region incorporates the communities of Injinoo, Umagico, Bamaga, New Mapoon and Seisia. It is the gateway to the Torres Strait islands and the destination for visitors seeking to visit the very northern tip of the Australian continent. The natural beauty and cultural heritage make the region a jewel in Australia's crown.

From crossing the Jardine River by ferry, to enjoying the camping experience and scenic beauty at Umagico's ALAU beach, Seisia or Loyalty beach, to fishing, visiting the Torres Strait Islands, viewing wildlife in their natural environments, exploring the historical sites of Somerset and WW2 relics, to experiencing the Old Telegraph Track in a 4WD, to observing local works of art; the region offers a unique experience like no other.

NPARC welcomes businesses that provide opportunities for local employment and skill development.

Whether your interest is business or recreational, please enjoy our website and visit us soon.

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Rex Airlines Announcement - Expanding Services to NPA

Rex Airlines have announced an additional service to Bamaga.

This service will be each Sunday commencing 30 October 2016.

Mayor Newman has successfully lobbyed for this service for some months. 

Details by clicking on the link below. 

Rex announces Sunday service

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We wish to advise that the roadworks between Injinoo and Jardine Ferry are now complete and the road has reopened.

The road will have bituman applied toward the end of the year.


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