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Seisia (formerly known as Red Island Point)

Located on the tip of Cape York Peninsula, over 2700 kilometres north west of Brisbane, Seisia is the most northern community on the Australian mainland.

Traditional Owners: Yadhaigana, Wuthathi, Unduyamo and Gudang people from the north and east had established themselves as a single group at Red Island Point.

Languages: The main language spoken in Seisia is Torres Strait Creole, however English and Kala Kawa Ya [Ka-la-ka-wa Ya] are also spoken.

Population (ABS 2016 Census): 201

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Road conditions

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 about road conditions.


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