Cape York graziers in dispute with Environment Dept over cattle culls

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated May 10 2022 - 12:30pm, first published 9:00am
A photograph shows boundary fences with the national park have not been completed, and flood gates have either never been put in place or are gone as a result of flooding after high rainfall, with cattle pads clearly visible. Picture: supplied

The Department of Environment and Science has postponed a controversial cattle cull in the Oyala Thumotang National Park on Cape York, saying it was because it wanted to give landowners more notice of planned activities.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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