Buttah Windee Community

Coordinates: 26.605°0′S 118.449°0′E / 26.605°S 118.449°E / -26.605; 118.449
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Buttah Windee
Western Australia
Buttah Windee is located in Western Australia
Buttah Windee
Buttah Windee
Coordinates26.605°0′S 118.449°0′E / 26.605°S 118.449°E / -26.605; 118.449
Location5 km (3 mi) east of Meekatharra
LGA(s)Shire of Meekatharra
State electorate(s)North West
Federal division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
28.8 °C
84 °F
15.8 °C
60 °F
236.9 mm
9.3 in

Buttah Windee is a small Aboriginal community, located 5 km (3.1 mi) west of Meekatharra in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Meekatharra.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the registered Wajarri Yamatji (WAD6033/98) native title claim area.


The community is managed through its incorporated body, Buttah Windee Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 16 June 1993.

Town planning[edit]

Buttah Windee Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No.1 was endorsed by the community on 21 March 2007 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 13 November 2007. The Layout Plan map-set and background report are available at the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage website.[1]

Uranium contamination is a concern in the local water supply. A hydropanel array has been installed to provide safe drinking water.[2]


  1. ^ "Layout plans". Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Customer Story, Site Name Buttah Windee" (PDF). Zero Mass Water. 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)