Mallingbar is situated within the town of Broome.
|Elevation||747 m (2,451 ft)|
|Time zone||AWST (UTC+8)|
|Location||0 km (0 mi) north of Broome, Western Australia|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Broome|
The Mallingbar Aboriginal Corporation was officially established in 1987 at the Roebuck Bay shoreline location known as Kennedy Hill. The hill is significant to indigenous people in the region, as attested by the presence of a large shell midden immediately adjacent to the community.:6
The community has a total of 11 dwellings that were built in 1986. Four of the houses were demolished in 2014 after being declared unfit for human habitation.
The community is managed through its incorporated body, Mallingbar Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 26 April 1983.
Mallingbar Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. The Layout Plan was endorsed by the community on 10 January 2005 and the WAPC on 17 January 2005. The Layout Plan and map-set can be viewed at Planning Western Australia official site.
- "Old Broome Development Strategy and Concept Plan for Town Beach and Conti Foreshore (Part 2)" (PDF). Shire of Broome. Broome Shire Council. 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
- Cordingley, Glenn (28 February 2014). "Broome Shire to vote on Kennedy Hill demolition". The West Australian. Perth, Western Australia. Retrieved 26 May 2019.
- Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations
- "Aboriginal Communities - Kimberley Region Map 2 of 2" (PDF). Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. Government of Western Australia. January 2019. Retrieved 26 May 2019.