Kupungarri Community

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Western Australia
Kupungarri is located in Western Australia
Coordinates16°42′54″S 125°55′05″E / 16.715°S 125.918°E / -16.715; 125.918Coordinates: 16°42′54″S 125°55′05″E / 16.715°S 125.918°E / -16.715; 125.918
Location300 km (186 mi) NE of Derby, Western Australia
LGA(s)Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
State electorate(s)Kimberley
Federal Division(s)Durack

Kupungarri is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located 300 km north east of Derby in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the Wanjina - Wunggurr Wilinggin (WAD6016/96) Native Title determination area.


The community is managed through its incorporated body, Kupungarri Community Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 23 August 1985.

Town planning[edit]

Kupungarri 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 14 May 2003 and the WAPC on 16 March 2004. The Layout Plan map-set and background report can be viewed at Planning Western Australia official site.

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