Wangkatjungka Community

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Wangkatjungka
Western Australia
Wangkatjungka is located in Western Australia
Wangkatjungka
Wangkatjungka
Coordinates18°53′S 125°55′E / 18.883°S 125.917°E / -18.883; 125.917
Population228
Postcode(s)6765
Location130 km (81 mi) south east of Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia
LGA(s)Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
State electorate(s)Kimberley
Federal Division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
35.6 °C
96 °F
19.1 °C
66 °F
541.2 mm
21.3 in

Wangkatjungka is a large Aboriginal community, located 130 km south east of Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the registered Kurungal (WAD6217/98) native title claim area.

Governance[edit]

The community is managed through its incorporated body, Kurungal Inc.

Town planning[edit]

Wangkatjungka Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No.1[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Layout plans". Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. 20 February 2020. Retrieved 10 February 2021.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 18°53′S 125°55′E / 18.883°S 125.917°E / -18.883; 125.917