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Bamaga

Bamaga is a town located on the northern tip of Cape York, Queensland, 1000 kilometres north west of Cairns. 

Traditional Owners: Anggamuthi, Atambaya, Wuthathi, Yadhaykenu and Gudang 

Languages: Kalaw Kawaw Ya, Brokan (Torres Strait Creole) and English.

Population (ABS 2016 Census): 1,164

For more information, see Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council

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Roads and water crossings can become impassable and dangerous during the wet season. Rivers and water crossings can rise quickly and travellers should be aware of conditions prior to travel and monitor closely. Contact local Police or Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council for information on road conditions.

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Level 8
38 Sheridan Street
Cairns QLD 4870
PO Box 1599
Cairns QLD 4870
Phone: 
(07) 4037 8600
Toll-free number: 
1800 079 098
Fax: 
(07) 4048 8633