Wakathuni Community

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Wakathuni
Western Australia
Wakathuni is located in Western Australia
Wakathuni
Wakathuni
Coordinates22°51′54″S 117°50′31″E / 22.865°S 117.842°E / -22.865; 117.842Coordinates: 22°51′54″S 117°50′31″E / 22.865°S 117.842°E / -22.865; 117.842
Postcode(s)6751
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.

Governance[edit]

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 WAPC on 2 October 2001. The Layout Plan map-set can be viewed at Planning Western Australia official site.

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