Milikapiti, Northern Territory
It is 105 kilometres (65 mi) by air from Darwin. Tiwi Travel fly twice daily to and from Darwin servicing Milikapiti. The flight takes approximately 25 minutes.
The Works & Infrastructure division of Tiwi Islands Local Government is located in Milikapiti.
The day to day management of the Milikapiti community is the responsibility of the Milikapiti Community Services Officer under direction from the Milikapiti Community Management Board.
Milikapiti was founded in the 1941 as the Snake Bay government aboriginal settlement.
In 1942, aborigines from Snake Bay captured Australia's first Japanese prisoner of war, Sergeant Hajime Toyoshima, who crash-landed on Melville Island after his plane was damaged while bombing Darwin.
In Popular Culture
The artist Cameron Hayes depicts his perspective on historical events involving Milikapiti in the 20th century, and more recently, in the exhibition entitled "Cameron Hayes, The Incomplete History Of Milikapiti" in Melbourne, Australia, 2012. 
Community Services and Facilities
- Store and Take Away
- Banking facilities
- Post Office facilities
- School and Pre School
- Recreation Hall
- Basketball court
- Football oval
- Centrelink agency
- Women's Centre
- Health Centre
- Club (open 4.30pm - 7.30pm 4 days per week)
- Public Garage
- Catholic Church
- Jilamara Arts and Crafts
Notes and references
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Milikapiti (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 December 2011.
- 1944 Cowra POW bugle, NSW Migration Heritage Exhibition.
- Alcaston Gallery (2012), "Cameron Hayes, The Incomplete History Of Milikapiti", (exhibition catalog, PDF format)