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Bamaga, QLD

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Location Details
  • Region

    Tropical North Queensland
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Weipa 378km
  • December Temp °C
    30 / 19

Bamaga is a small town and locality about 40 kilometres from the northern tip of Cape York in the north of Queensland, Australia. It is within the Northern Peninsula Area Region.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Bamaga

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Property in Bamaga

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Rental House Median Price Per Month


Data source: ABS, [2019], LGA updated [2021]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Bamaga

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    Median Salary Per Year


    Median Personal Income Per Week


    Median Family Income Per Week



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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

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    Schools And Universities in Bamaga

    Education within 25KM of Bamaga

    9 Childcare Centres
    northern peninsula area college - bamaga kindergarten
    northern peninsula area college - injinoo kindergarten
    tagai state college - horn island (narupay ngurpay mudh) kindergarten
    lady gowrie thursday island child centre
    tagai state college - badu island (badhulgaw ngurpay lag) kindergarten
    tagai state college - thursday island (waybeni buway ngurpay mudh) kindergarten
    tagai state college - thursday island (paru kaziw mudh) kindergarten
    tagai state college - dauan island (dauan ngurpay lag) kindergarten
    lady gowrie thursday island kindergarten and oshc
    1 Primary School
    Northern Peninsula Area College - Bamaga Junior Campus
    1 High School
    Northern Peninsula Area State College - Senior Campus
    1 University
    james cook university

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