Kurnangki community

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Kurnangki
Western Australia
Kurnangki is located in Western Australia
Kurnangki
Kurnangki
Coordinates18°10′40″S 125°35′49″E / 18.1778°S 125.597°E / -18.1778; 125.597Coordinates: 18°10′40″S 125°35′49″E / 18.1778°S 125.597°E / -18.1778; 125.597
Postcode(s)6765
Elevation747 m (2,451 ft)
Location0 km (0 mi) north of Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia
LGA(s)Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
State electorate(s)Kimberley
Federal Division(s)Durack

Kurnangki is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located within the town of Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.

History[edit]

The Kurnangki "village" was designed and constructed by the community with the assistance of the State Housing Commission of Western Australia. The community was opened on 28 June 1985.

Governance[edit]

The community is managed through its incorporated body, Kurnangki Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 27 August 1979.

Town planning[edit]

Kurnangki Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements.[1] Layout Plan No.1 was endorsed by the community on 24 February 2004 and the WAPC on 8 April 2008.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kurnangki Layout Plan 1". Retrieved 8 August 2012.