|1 results of 1||Open Now|
New Mapoon is a town in the Northern Peninsula Area Region and a locality split between the Northern Peninsula Region and Shire of Torres, Queensland, Australia. At the 2016 census, New Mapoon had a population of 383.
New Mapoon is an area south of Seisia and west of Bamaga at the tip of Cape York Peninsula, adjoining the Lockerbie Scrub.
The people who live at New Mapoon were forcibly moved from Marpuna in the early 1960s to accommodate mining expansion on their traditional country. They now have historical association and administrative responsibility for a DOGIT area on the traditional country of the Gudang people. The residents of New Mapoon have a ranger service, which works closely with the Injinoo and other Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) community rangers to undertake land management practices in the NPA.
New Mapoon has a general store, 'Arts and Craft' and 'Bait and Tackle' shop.