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Cardwell Shire Council

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Local Government
Location:Tully, Queensland, Australia
Summary Information:
Cardwell Shire is situated between Cairns and Townsville in far north Queensland. Its administrative centre is the town of Tully which lies approximately 235 kilometres south of Cairns. The area of the shire covers 2,901 square kilometres which extends from the Kirrama Range in the west to the Tully floodplains, the Murray and Hull Rivers and the coastal beaches. It has a population of approximately 11,000 people.

Related Entries

  • Abraham Muriata on behalf of the Girramay People v State of Queensland & Ors (unreported, FCA, 10 December 2009, Dowsett J) - Respondent
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Council of the Shire of Cardwell Local Planning Policy ( Aboriginal Cultural Heritage and Land Interests) - Signatory

  • References

    Australian Local Government Association in Cooperation with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (1999) Working Out Agreements: A Practical Guide to Agreements between Local Government & Indigenous Australians


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