Cape York Sustainable Futures


Cape York Sustainable Futures Inc. (CYSF) previously Cape York Peninsula Development Association Inc (CYPDA Inc) was formed in 1987 to provide an independent forum to promote the development of Cape York Peninsula, an area covering 137,000 sq. kms. in one of Australia's most remote regions. Our group is apolitical, cross-sectional and considered a pioneer of community driven representation. © Copyright Cape York Sustainable Futures

Hope for turtle survival

By Lyndal ScobellPredatory raids on turtle egg nests continue to threaten the survival of two endangered turtle species that nest on the shores of western Cape York Peninsula.

This project contributes to improvement to water quality flowing into the Great Barrier Reef by enabling landholders on priority grazing properties in the Laura-Normanby catchments of Cape York to tackle high risk issues impacting water quality in the GBR Lagoon.

Information services for Cape York Land Managers: Providing fortnightly fire scar mapping for Cape York and delivering communication products to support interpretation of fire management information at property and regional scale.
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The project aimed to increase Flatback, Hawksbill, Green, and Olive Ridley turtles breeding success through the exchange of conservation information between relevant stakeholders and sufficient pest animal management to protect nests.

Queensland Burnt Area Statistics Year: 2013/2014

A map of Queensland showing the fire scar statistics from the Northern Australian Fire Information service for the 2013-2014 financial year.
Published: Aug 2014
Type: Map

Land Tenure on Cape York for Economic Development: Submission to the Queensland Government Inquiry Into The Future & Continued Relevance of Government Land Tenure Arrangements in Queensland

This submission is based on an initial paper created for Cape York Sustainable Futures in early 2012. This paper builds upon that and therin contains recommendations by EcoSustainAbility and Cae York Sustainable Futures regarding solutions to significant land tenure issues at the time.
Published: Oct 2012

The Potential Economic Benefits of Protecting and Presenting Cape York

This report presents the potential economic benefits of protecting the Cape York Peninsula with a world heritage listing and was undertaken by EcoSustainAbiity in asociation with the University of  Queensland as a collaboration with Cape York Sustainable futures as a project for the Queensland De
Published: Jun 2012

Pompuraaw Aboriginal Lands and Waters fire management plan

The Pompuraaw fire management plan was created by the Pompuraaw Land and Sea Management group on behalf of the Thaayorre and Mungkan Traditional Owners and the Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council in conjuction with Cape York Sustainable Futures and Firescape Science, to provide various strategies
Published: Sep 2010

Cape York Peninsula Fire Management Strategy

This Regional Strategic Plan has two purposes: - to facilitate regional fire management planning by providing guidance to meet the needs of the Cape York community;
Published: Jan 2010
Type: Reference Document