Tablelands, Northern Territory

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Northern Territory
Tablelands is located in Northern Territory
Coordinates19°01′35″S 135°18′18″E / 19.0264°S 135.3049°E / -19.0264; 135.3049Coordinates: 19°01′35″S 135°18′18″E / 19.0264°S 135.3049°E / -19.0264; 135.3049[1]
Population210 (2016 census)[2]
Established4 April 2007[1]
Postcode(s)0862 [3]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
Location858 km (533 mi) SE of Darwin City
LGA(s)Barkly Region [1]
Territory electorate(s)Barkly[4]
Federal Division(s)Lingiari[5]
Mean max temp[6] Mean min temp[6] Annual rainfall[6]
33.5 °C
92 °F
18.7 °C
66 °F
421.9 mm
16.6 in
Suburbs around Tablelands:
Pamayu Pamayu
Tanami East
Tablelands Cresswell
Warumungu Warumungu
Adjoining localities[7][8]

Tablelands is a locality in the Northern Territory of Australia located about 858 kilometres (533 mi) south-east of the territory capital of Darwin.[1][3]

The locality’s name derived from the Barkly Tableland. Its boundaries and name were gazetted on 4 April 2007.[7][1]

The Barkly Highway passes from west to east along the southern side of the locality forming part of its southern boundary at its eastern end.[7]

Tablelands includes the homestead known as the Banka Banka Mud Hut which was listed on the Northern Territory Heritage Register on 30 August 2006.[9]

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Tablelands had 210 people living within its boundaries.[2]

Tablelands is located within the federal division of Lingiari, the territory electoral division of Barkly and the local government area of the Barkly Region.[5][4][8]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Place Names Register Extract for Tablelands". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tablelands (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 April 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b c "Tablelands Postcode". Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Division of Daly". Northern Territory Electoral Commission. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Lingiari". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b c "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics BRUNETTE DOWNS (nearest weather station)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  7. ^ a b c "Tablelands". NT Atlas and Spatial Data Directory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Localities within Barkly Shire (sic) (map)" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. 2 April 2007. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Banka Banka Mud Hut". Heritage Register. Northern Territory Government. 30 August 2006. Retrieved 25 April 2019.