Karalundi Community

Coordinates: 26.1276°0′S 118.68376°0′E / 26.128°S 118.684°E / -26.128; 118.684
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Western Australia
Karalundi is located in Western Australia
Coordinates26.1276°0′S 118.68376°0′E / 26.128°S 118.684°E / -26.128; 118.684
Population65 (SAL 2021)[1]
Area234.3 km2 (90.5 sq mi)
Location60 km (37 mi) north 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

Karalundi is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located 60 km north 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.


Children of school age at Karalundi attend the Karalundi Aboriginal Education Community campus. It is a co-educational school catering for students K – 10. All students at the school are boarders. Students are resident only during the school term and return to their communities for holiday periods.

Town planning[edit]

Karalundi 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 19 February 2007 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 13 November 2007.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Karalundi (Suburb and Locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Geographic Names Approvals for July 2012" (PDF). Landgate. Retrieved 30 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Layout plans". Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2021.

External links[edit]