Coonana, Western Australia

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Western Australia
Coonana is located in Western Australia
Coordinates31°03′S 123°13′E / 31.05°S 123.21°E / -31.05; 123.21Coordinates: 31°03′S 123°13′E / 31.05°S 123.21°E / -31.05; 123.21
Population83 (2006 census)[1]
Elevation353 m (1,158 ft)
LGA(s)City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder
State electorate(s)Kalgoorlie
Federal division(s)O'Connor

Coonana is a small Aboriginal community in Western Australia located 775 kilometres (482 mi) east of Perth, between Kalgoorlie and Laverton in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. At the 2006 census, Coonana had a population of 83.[1]

The community is situated on the 250,000-acre (100,000 ha) pastoral lease Upurl Upurlila Ngurratja and is about 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south of the Trans-Australian Railway line[2] between the stations of Chifley and Zanthus.[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Coonana (Indigenous Location)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Coonana – Welcome to our community". 2011. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2011.
  3. ^ "National Australian Railway Museum" (PDF). 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 February 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2011.