Wanarn Community

Coordinates: 25.291°0′S 127.568°0′E / 25.291°S 127.568°E / -25.291; 127.568
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Western Australia
Wanarn is located in Western Australia
Coordinates25.291°0′S 127.568°0′E / 25.291°S 127.568°E / -25.291; 127.568
Population117 (SAL 2021)[1]
Area285.2 km2 (110.1 sq mi)
Location140 km (87 mi) north east of Warburton
LGA(s)Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku
State electorate(s)North West Central
Federal division(s)O'Connor

Wanarn is a medium-sized Aboriginal community, located in the Goldfields–Esperance region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the determined Ngaanyatjarra Lands (Part A) (WAD6004/04) native title claim area.


The community is managed through its incorporated body, Wanarn (Aboriginal Corporation) (formally Wannan Community (Aboriginal Corporation)), incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 27 June 1989.

Town planning[edit]

Wanarn 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 1 December 2003 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 4 May 2004.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Wanarn Community (Suburb and Locality)". Australian Census 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Layout plans". Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2021.

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