Our Board, Staff and Elders

Most of the Yuku Baja Muliku rangers are Traditional Owners of the land and know and understand the land better than most others. The rangers are employed through indigenous organisations with funding from the Queensland State Government.

  • Larissa Hale – Managing Director/ Land Trust Secretary/ WOC Coordinator
  • Irene Bowyer – Chair/Cultural Heritage Manager
  • Zeila Wallace – Junior Ranger Coordinator
  • Coral Hale – Administration Manager
  • Archer Point EldersMichael Hale – Operational Manager
  • Clive Henderson – Senior Ranger
  • Joyce Henderson – Cultural Heritage Ranger
  • Lauren Bowyer – TUMRA Officer
  • Stephen Doughboy (Junior) – Ranger
  • Wayne Sycamore – Ranger
  • Ernie Baird – Ranger
  • Gauai Wallace – Ranger


Our senior elder:

  • Lorraine Baird

Archer Point EldersOur elders:

  • Irene Bowyer
  • Adelaide Baird
  • Stephen Doughboy
  • Joyce Henderson
  • Ernie Baird
  • Wayne Sycamore
  • Raymond Sycamore
  • Colin Doughboy
  • Sonya Doughboy




Our Junior Rangers:

Yuku-Baja-Muliku Junior Rangers is run as a part of the Cooktown PCYC After School Care Program.

YBM Rangers meet with the Junior Rangers every Thursday afternoon at the Cooktown Event Centre during the school term from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. If you are interested in being involved please contact our office for further information.

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