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Australian Marine Debris Initiative - Annual Chilli Beach Clean-Up - Cape York


Project lead


Lockhart River Land and Sea Rangers

Lockhart River State School

Lockhart River Aboriginal Shire Council

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service

Cook Shire Council

Cooktown Local Marine Advisory Committee

Replas Recycled Plastics, Cairns


(not documented)


On-ground work

Case study type


Funding source

Everyone’s Environment Grants - Round 1

Funding amount


In-kind contribution

(not documented)

Start date

8 April 2013

End date

(not documented)


This project aims to conduct community clean-up days from the identified marine debris hotspot site of Lockhart River/Chilli Beach in Cape York.


This project will:
  • increase public education, training and research capability in the area of marine debris pollution
  • grow local community action to protect and rehabilitate the marine environment.


(not documented)

Reference ID


Last updated: 16 May 2015

This page should be cited as:

Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2015) Australian Marine Debris Initiative - Annual Chilli Beach Clean-Up - Cape York, WetlandInfo website, accessed 1 February 2023. Available at:

Queensland Government
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