Far North Queensland

Far North Queensland covers approximately 275,000km2, stretching from Cardwell in the south, to the Torres Strait in the north and inland west to the Gulf of Carpentaria.

The region features

  • remote locations, such as the Torres Strait Islands and the Cape York Peninsula (Aurukun, Bamaga, Bloomfield River, Coen, Hopevale, Kowanyama, Lockhart River and Pormpuraaw)
  • rural locations, such as Babinda, Herberton, Innisfail, Mareeba, Mossman, Ravenshoe, Tully and surrounding areas
  • Cairns and surrounding areas.


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    Plus member events organised by QATA are covered by our Public Liability insurance.

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