Pia Wadjari Community

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Pia Wadjari
Western Australia
Pia Wadjari is located in Western Australia
Pia Wadjari
Pia Wadjari
Coordinates27.121°0′S 116.394°0′E / 27.121°S 116.394°E / -27.121; 116.394Coordinates: 27.121°0′S 116.394°0′E / 27.121°S 116.394°E / -27.121; 116.394
Postcode(s)6630
Location
  • 320 km (199 mi) NE of Geraldton
  • 200 km (124 mi) WSW of Cue
LGA(s)Shire of Murchison
State electorate(s)North West
Federal division(s)Durack

Pia Wadjari is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Murchison.[1][2]

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the registered Wajarri Yamatji (WAD6033/98) native title claim area.

Education[edit]

Children of school age at Pia Wadjari attend the Pia Wadjarri Remote Community School. The school caters for students in years K - 12 and has an enrolment of up to 20 students.

Governance[edit]

The community is managed through its incorporated body, Pia Wadjari Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 11 September 1986.

Town planning[edit]

Pia Wadjari 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 community on 2 September 2002 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 1 July 2003.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Web Archive". Archived from the original on 19 November 2006.
  2. ^ Pia Wadjari women doing it for themselves, 2002, retrieved 23 February 2015
  3. ^ The Layout Plan map-set https://www.dplh.wa.gov.au/information-and-services/state-planning/aboriginal-communities/aboriginal-community-maps/layout-plans

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