Mandangala Community

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Mandangala
Western Australia
Mandangala is located in Western Australia
Mandangala
Mandangala
Coordinates16.544°0′S 128.357°0′E / 16.544°S 128.357°E / -16.544; 128.357Coordinates: 16.544°0′S 128.357°0′E / 16.544°S 128.357°E / -16.544; 128.357
Postcode(s)6743
Elevation47 m (154 ft)
Location130 km (81 mi) south west of Kununurra
LGA(s)Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley
State electorate(s)Kimberley
Federal Division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
35.0 °C
95 °F
21.6 °C
71 °F
790.7 mm
31.1 in

Mandangala is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley. The local aboriginal languages of the community are the Miriwoong and Kija most people in the community speak those languages.

Governance[edit]

The community is managed through its incorporated body, Mandangala Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 10 September 1986.

Town planning[edit]

Mandangala 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 WAPC on 1 June 2001.[1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.planning.wa.gov.au/CommunityLayoutPlans/2615.asp Planning Western Australia official site