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There are 5 real estate agents servicing Cape Barren Island and surrounds. In 2016 they sold properties. We have analysed all these Cape Barren Island agents and on request within 24 hours we will send you a free, up-to-date report on their performance, sales track record and what fees you should pay. View report contents

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The best Cape Barren Island Real Estate Agents sell properties considerably better than the average Cape Barren Island agents, of which there are approximately 5. We detail who these Cape Barren Island agents are in our free report.

Importantly it is the performance of the individual real estate agent rather than the real estate agency used that matters. With over 5 agents operating in the Flinders council area servicing the Cape Barren Island market and 2 agencies, vendors should only use those Cape Barren Island agents who routinely deliver superior results for their clients. This is crucial to maximise their chances of securing the best possible price for their Cape Barren Island property.

While we can review agent performance right across the country, we suggest focusing on those individual real estate agents in Cape Barren Island or the 7257 postcode and immediate surrounds.

Request your free report for the individual performance details of real estate agents in Cape Barren Island and the properties they have sold over the last couple of years.

With Cape Barren Island houses only selling on average every years and units every years, securing the best Cape Barren Island real estate agent to manage this infrequent transaction is crucial.

At the end of the day choosing the best Cape Barren Island real estate agent to sell your property can make years of difference to your personal financial situation.

Suburb Overview

Cape Barren Island is located off the north east coast of Tasmania, Australia, and is one of the islands of the Furneaux Group in Bass Strait. The largest island of the group, Flinders Island, lies to the north, with the smaller Clarke Island to the south. The highest point on the island is Mount Munro at 715 metres. Mount Munro is probably named after James Munro, a former convict and then sealer, who lived from the 1820s for more than 20 years with several women on nearby Preservation Island.

The south-eastern point of the island was named Cape Barren by Tobias Furneaux in HMS Adventure in March 1773.

The island has an area of 478.4 km 2. The population of the island numbered 268 in 2006, most of them in the settlement Cape Barren Island, also called The Corner, on the northwest coast.

Australia's only native goose, the Cape Barren Goose, was first sighted on this island.

Today the residents of Cape Barren Island consist of an Aboriginal community of approximately 70 people. Most of the residents are descended from a community of mixed descent who had originally settled on several smaller nearby islands but relocated to Cape Barren Island in the late 1870s. The Colonial Government of Tasmania established a formal reserve in 1881 and commenced providing basic social services to the community. By 1908 the population had grown to 250 people.

More active government intervention began in 1912 with the passage of the Cape Barren Act. The stated purpose of this act was to encourage the community to become self-sufficient through both incentives and disincentives. Government visits throughout the 1920s and 1930s reported poor health and education and proposals were made to remove children from their parents, ostensibly for their own benefit. Under threat of losing their children many families relocated to mainland Tasmania. By 1944 the population had fallen to 106. From the 1950s the government did indeed remove children from their parents. This forced removal of children was part of a wider policy implemented in many parts of Australia and over a number of decades that resulted in the phenomenon known as the ' stolen generations '. From the 1970s a series of changed government policies were implemented that provided increasingly greater recognition of the personal and social rights of individuals.

On 10 May 2005, the government released Crown lands on both Cape Barren and Clarke Island to be overseen by the local Aboriginal association. This marked the first official handover of Crown land to an Aboriginal community in Tasmania.

On 16 November 1982, the east coast lagoons were recognised as being wetlands of international importance by being designated Ramsar site no.256. The site comprises a 4,370 ha complex of shallow, saline lagoons among stretches of coastal dunes and beaches. It supports various plants of special botanical interest, including nationally rare species, as well as many waterbirds.

The island can be reached by air from either Melbourne, Victoria or Launceston, Tasmania to Flinders Island. From Flinders Island, Cape Barren island is only a short boat or plane trip away. Cape Barren, with the other islands in the Furneaux Group, are a popular destination for sea kayakers who attempt the crossing of Bass Strait from the Australian mainland at Wilsons Promontory, Victoria to the Tasmanian mainland.

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