Umagico, known locally as ‘Alau’, was established in 1963 for Aboriginal people relocated from the Lockhart River Mission. Located at the tip of Cape York in the north of Queensland in an area commonly referred to as the Northern Peninsula Area, the community is half way between Bamaga and Injinoo.
In the 2016 census, Umagico had a population of 427 people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 94.1% of the population.
To find out more about Umagico’s history, people, facilities, events and more visit the Queensland Government Website.