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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are advised that this website may contain images or content relating to deceased persons. It may also contain words and descriptions that are culturally sensitive. The term Indigenous Australians will be used throughout to describe all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Northern Peninsula Region Northern Peninsula Region

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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NEW Jardine Ferry Trading Hours from Monday 14 April, 2014

NPA residents and guests please be advised that the Jardine Ferry trading hours, effective Monday, 14 Aprl, 2014, will be 8am - 5pm daily, including weekends . Please note that the ferry will be ...

NPA Youth Week - 7 April to 11 April 2014

NPA Youth Week has kicked off with a full schedule of acitvities ranging from basketball games to a day at the pool and highlights such as a movie night and a disco at Seisia Hall on the final...

Culture Love 2014 - 8 April to 10 April 2014

Culture Love 2014 is currently underway at the Seisia Community Hall from Tuesday 8 April to Thursday 10 April, 2014. The theme of this year's event is the 'Journey from Saibai to Seisia'  ...

Jardine Ferry Maintenance Schedule Extended

Council wishes to advise NPA residents and guests that the Jardine Ferry maintenance schedule has been extended until Thursday 10 April, 2014 . The limited wet season operations will resume...

Jardine Ferry Closed for Maintenance

Council wishes to advise that the Jardine Ferry is currently closed for maintenance from 31 March to 6 April, 2014. The ferry will resume its wet season limited operational hours of 9 -12 noon and 2...
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Our Region Our Region

Our vision is expressed in the languages of our region, recognising the importance and diversity of our culture and traditional languages. Our vision signifies that the heart of our region is our people, with culture an important part of our lives both now and into the future. READ MORE

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