Lagrange Bay

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Lagrange Bay is located 200 kilometres (120 mi) south of Broome, Western Australia in the Kimberley region. It is the site of the Catholic Pallotine ‘’’La Grange Mission’’,[1] and the Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga.[2] It was the location of the La Grange massacre and expedition in 1865.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ‘’La Grange Mission celebrates its 50th anniversary. Kimberley community profile, August 2005, p. 12-13
  2. ^ "Welcome to the Bidyadanga CRC". WA Community Resource Network. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Zucker, Margaret.(2005) From patrons to partners and the separated children of the Kimberley : a history of the Catholic Church in the Kimberley, WA Fremantle, W.A. : University of Notre Dame Australia Press. ISBN 0-9579988-3-X

Coordinates: 18°38′35″S 121°42′40″E / 18.643°S 121.711°E / -18.643; 121.711