Mingullatharndo Community

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Western Australia
Mingullatharndo is located in Western Australia
Coordinates20.799°0′S 117.215°0′E / 20.799°S 117.215°E / -20.799; 117.215Coordinates: 20.799°0′S 117.215°0′E / 20.799°S 117.215°E / -20.799; 117.215
Location5 km (3 mi) south east of Roebourne
LGA(s)City of Karratha
State electorate(s)North West
Federal Division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
34.0 °C
93 °F
20.5 °C
69 °F
311.3 mm
12.3 in

Mingullatharndo is a small Aboriginal community, located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, within the City of Karratha.


Mingullatharndo Aboriginal Community (also known as 5 Mile) is located approximately 8 km south east of the Roebourne townsite. Access to the community is via a sealed road which connects with the North West Coastal Highway.

The Mingullatharndo Association Inc. was established in 1986 by members of the Apostolic Church in Roebourne. The purpose of the community is to provide support for displaced persons and others with social or abuse problems.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the fully Determined Ngarluma / Yindjibarndi (WAD6017/96) Native Title claim area.


The community is managed through its incorporated body, Mingullatharndo Association Inc.

Town planning[edit]

Mingullatharndo Layout Plan No.2 was prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements and was endorsed by the community in 2007 and the WAPC in 2008.[1]


  1. ^ http://www.planning.wa.gov.au/communitylayoutplans/2698.asp Planning Western Australia official site

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