Wakathuni Community

Coordinates: 22°51′54″S 117°50′31″E / 22.865°S 117.842°E / -22.865; 117.842
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Western Australia
Wakathuni is located in Western Australia
Coordinates22°51′54″S 117°50′31″E / 22.865°S 117.842°E / -22.865; 117.842
Elevation747 m (2,451 ft)
Location20 km (12 mi) south east of Tom Price, Western Australia
LGA(s)Shire of Ashburton
State electorate(s)Central Kimberley-Pilbara
Federal division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
33.3 °C
92 °F
18.7 °C
66 °F
280.8 mm
11.1 in

Wakathuni is a small Aboriginal community, located 20 km south east of Tom Price in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Ashburton.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the registered Yinhawangka Part A (WAD340/2010) native title claim area.[1]


The community is managed through its incorporated body, Wakuthuni Aboriginal Corporation, incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 28 November 1991.

Town planning[edit]

Wakathuni Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Strategy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No.1 was endorsed by on 6 July 2001 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 2 October 2001.[2]


  1. ^ "National Native Title Register Details".
  2. ^ https://www.dplh.wa.gov.au/information-and-services/state-planning/aboriginal-communities/aboriginal-community-maps/layout-plans Planning Western Australia official site

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