Kupungarri Community

Coordinates: 16°42′54″S 125°55′05″E / 16.715°S 125.918°E / -16.715; 125.918
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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; 125.918
Population75 (2016)
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. The community had a population of 75 residents at the time of the 2016 census.[1]

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 Western Australian Planning Commission on 16 March 2004. The Layout Plan map-set and background report are accessible online.[2]


  1. ^ "2016 Census QuickStats". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  2. ^ Planning Western Australia official site

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