Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) protected area management
The Quandamooka People are First Nations custodians of lands and waters within parts of Moreton Bay.
In 2011, the Federal Court recognised the Quandamooka People’s native title rights and interests over Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island). Quandamooka native title was recognised for Mulgumpin (Moreton Island) on 27 November 2019.
- Read more about native title on Mulgumpin.
Protected area management partnership
Following native title determination, the Quandamooka People and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) entered into a joint management arrangement for the management of Mulgumpin’s national park and recreation area, extending on the successful partnership already in place on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island).
This means that Quandamooka and QPWS rangers work together to manage and protect the natural and cultural values of Gheebulum Kunungai (Moreton Island) National Park and Moreton Island Recreation Area, undertaking a range of activities including:
- planning and operations
- fire management
- pest management
- management of cultural heritage and visitor experience, and more.
Camping and vehicle access permits
Mulgumpin offers an amazing national park sand island experience on south east Queensland’s doorstep, including recreation such as camping and four-wheel driving.
Camping and vehicle access permits for the recreation area are booked and managed through Mulgumpin Camping, owned and operated by the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC).
For more information visit Mulgumpin Camping or call (07) 3506 2371.
Review of protected area management plan
Mulgumpin’s protected areas are managed in accordance with the Moreton Island National Park, Cape Moreton Conservation Park and Moreton Island Recreation Area Management Plan .
This plan is under review in 2021-2022 to ensure the continued protection of the park’s key natural and cultural values, and effective day-to-day and long-term management to protect those values.
- Read more about this management plan review including frequently asked questions and how you can keep informed during the community consultation phase.
This page will be updated with new information about the management of Mulgumpin's protected areas.
- Construction of new ranger accommodation 28 October 2022 to 28 February 2023