Tinaroo Falls

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Tinaroo Falls
Tinaroo Falls is located in Queensland
Tinaroo Falls
Location Far North Queensland, Australia
Coordinates 17°09′49″S 145°32′45″E / 17.16361°S 145.54583°E / -17.16361; 145.54583Coordinates: 17°09′49″S 145°32′45″E / 17.16361°S 145.54583°E / -17.16361; 145.54583[1][2]
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Barron River

The Tinaroo Falls, a waterfall on the Barron River, is located in the below the Lake Tinaroo dam wall in Far North region of Queensland, Australia.[3]

The traditional custodians of the land surrounding the waterfall are the indigenous Yidinji people. In 2013, the Yidinji people were granted exclusive native title rights to 28 hectares (69 acres) of land near Tinaroo Falls.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Tinaroo Falls (QLD)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.
  2. ^ "Tinaroo Falls (entry 34608)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Tinaroo". The Sydney Morning Herald. 13 November 2008. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Yidinji people awarded rights at Tinaroo Falls". North Queensland Land Council. 4 April 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2014.
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