Media Releases

Upholding the Right to Develop: CYLC submission about proposed vegetation clearing laws

CYLC supports Aurukun traditional owners' bid to develop bauxite resources

One Claim Delivers for Cape York Bama

Cape Magazine Article

Traditional owners locked in bitter stoush over Cape York mining royalty deal

ABC News

Cape York Alliance makes humiliating retreat at Federal Court

Media Statement

False Claims Offend the People of Cape York

Media Statement

The United Cape York Claim - the Facts!

The Peninsula Development Road - the Facts!

One Claim Lodged

Australia's largest native title claim covering much of the Cape York peninsula in Queensland's far north has been lodged in the Federal Court in Brisbane.

The hopes of the Wik people have been cruelly dashed

WHEN The Australian reported yesterday on the objection of the Wik peoples of Aurukun to the grant of a bauxite mining lease to Swiss miner Glencore, 50 years of history came flooding back. At the Whitlam memorial service last week, Noel Pearson reminded the country of the history of struggle against discrimination by the people of Aurukun when he spoke of John Koowarta’s fight against the Bjelke-Petersen government.
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We’ve been kicking the dust throughout Cape York for more than 20 years. Here’s a snapshot of some of our successes around the Cape York Region and Traditional Owner PBC's throughout Cape York.

Our Resources

On a regular basis we produce informative publications which act to communicate to our constituents and the public the aims, objective and activities with regards to land dealing as well as other Indigenous related issues.

Cape York Links

Cape York Land Council is a part of an integral network of Indigenous service organisations that have been working to improve the lives and social conditions of the people of Cape York through positive empowerment.