Kurrawang community

Coordinates: 30°49′47″S 121°19′50″E / 30.8297°S 121.3306°E / -30.8297; 121.3306
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Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community Incorporated
Western Australia
Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community Incorporated is located in Western Australia
Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community Incorporated
Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community Incorporated
Coordinates30°49′47″S 121°19′50″E / 30.8297°S 121.3306°E / -30.8297; 121.3306
Elevation369 m (1,211 ft)
LGA(s)Shire of Coolgardie
State electorate(s)Eyre
Federal division(s)O'Connor

Kurrawang is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located 12 km south-west of Kalgoorlie in the state of Western Australia, within the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia.

Kurrawang is a strong community hosting a range of facilities including school, shop, adult learning centre and workshops.


Kurrawang was established as a mission settlement in 1953 on a Crown Land Title reserve. During the 1960s Kurrawang set up dormitories for children. In the 1970s the dormitories were replaced with a detached housing accommodation system. In 1984 mission control was replaced by a community based executive committee. In March 1995 the Kurrawang Aboriginal Christian Community was issued with the title to land in freehold.

Town planning[edit]

Kurrawang Layout Plan No.2 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No.2 was endorsed by the community on 7 February 2006 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 21 March 2006. The Layout Plan map-set and background report can be viewed at Planning Western Australia's website.[1]


  1. ^ "Layout plans". Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2021.