Burke Shire can boast many great assets, including great fishing, an abundance of sunshine and friendly people. With a population of around 550, the Shire covers an area of 41,802 square kilometres with two main communities of Burketown and Gregory. The balance of the Shire is primarily made up of pastoral properties.Download PDF Go to our Website
Doomadgee lies alongside the Nicholson River, one of the permanent freshwater rivers that flow from the ranges behind Lawn Hill National Park. Doomadgee is the first (or last) township on the Queensland section of the Savannah Way, and is only 140 km from the Northern Territory border.Download PDF Go to our Website
Croydon today is based on grazing and emerging tourism development. History and culture of the area is presented through restoration and conservation of a number of historical sites and attractions.Go to our Website
The Gulf Savannah region in north Queensland is an exciting and vibrant area of investment growth and economic opportunity, and a unique tourist destination in its own right. Gulf Savannah Development's voting members are the Shire Councils of Burke, Carpentaria, Croydon, Doomadgee, Etheridge and Mornington and industry partners, MMG Century, Stanbroke, Pacific Toyota and Ports North.
Extending from the Great Dividing Range in the east, to the Northern Territory border in the west, the Gulf Savannah region covers an area of 186,000 square kilometres.