Mulga Queen Community
|Location||150 km (93 mi) north west of Laverton|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Laverton|
The permanent buildings making up Mulga Queen were established in the mid 1980s. The settlement originally came about as a result of gold discoveries in the region in the late 1900s and the arrival of prospectors. These events and increasing contact with Europeans were accompanied by a breakdown of the traditional lifestyle of the Aboriginal people living in the area. Later a food depot was established by the government and Mulga Queen became established as a semi permanent camping ground for Aboriginal people.
The community is managed through its incorporated body, Nurra Kurramunoo Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 9 September 1987.
Mulga Queen Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No. was endorsed by the community on 8 September 2001 and the WAPC on 18 June 2002.
- http://www.planning.wa.gov.au/communitylayoutplans/2743.asp Planning Western Australia official site