Aputula ( ) is a remote Indigenous Australian community in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is south of Alice Springs, 159 km east of the Stuart Highway, near the South Australia and Northern Territory border. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aputula, Northern Territory"
Boigu Island ( ) is the most northerly inhabited island in Australian territory. It is part of the top-western group of the Torres Strait Islands, which lie in the Torres Strait separating Cape York Peninsula from the island of New Guinea. The mainland of Papua New Guinea is only 6 km away from Boigu. ...more on Wikipedia about "Boigu Island"
Ernabella or Pukatja ( ) is a remote settlement in the north west of South Australia. It is in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara lands. It is in the eastern Musgrave Ranges, west of the Stuart Highway, about 30 km south of the Northern Territory border. Ernabella is about 1400 km by road from Adelaide, including 200 km on unsealed roads. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ernabella, South Australia"
Groote Eylandt is the largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria in northeastern Australia. It lies some 50 km from the Northern Territory mainland and eastern coast of Arnhem Land (approximately 630 km from Darwin). The island measures approximately 50 km from east to west and 60 km north—south, a total area of some 2,260 km². It is generally quite low-lying, with an average height above sea level of 15 m. Its geographic coordinates are . It was named by the explorer Jan Carstensz in 1623 and is Dutch for "Big Island", in a now-archaic spelling. ...more on Wikipedia about "Groote Eylandt"
Hermannsburg ( ) is an Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory of Australia, 124 km southwest of Alice Springs. It was established as an Aboriginal mission in 1877 by two Lutheran missionaries from Germany who had travelled overland from Bethany in the Barossa Valley in South Australia. They named their new mission after Hermannsburg in Germany where they had trained. ...more on Wikipedia about "Hermannsburg, Northern Territory"
Imanpa Community ( ) is in the Northern Territory of Australia. It is 7 km north of the Lasseter Highway, the main road running between the Stuart Highway and Uluru (Ayers Rock). Imanpa lies 160 km east of Uluru and 200 km south west of Alice Springs as the crow flies. It is seventeen kilometres from Mt Ebenezer Roadhouse which is owned and run by the community, along with Angus Downs Station. ...more on Wikipedia about "Imanpa, Northern Territory"
Kalka Aboriginal Community in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands of South Australia lies on Land administered under the ...more on Wikipedia about "Kalka, South Australia"
Maningrida is a self-governing indigenous community in the heart of the Arnhem Land region of Australia's Northern Territory. Maningrida is located 500 km east of Darwin and 300 km north east of Jabiru. It is on the North Central Arnhem Land coast of the Arafura Sea, on the estuary of the Liverpool River. The Kunibídji people are the traditional landowners of this country. The name Maningrida is an Anglicised version of the Kunibídji name Manayingkarírra, which comes from the phrase Mane djang karirra, meaning ‘the place where the dreaming changed shape’. The town supports a population of 2,600 people, which includes those who live on the 30 homeland centres or outstations around Maningrida. Major players in the town's economic and political life include the "Maningrida JET Centre", the "Maningrida Council Inc.", the "Maningrida Progress Association", the "Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation" and the "Maningrida Arts and Culture" artist's co-op. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maningrida, Northern Territory"
Maralinga, South Australia in the remote western areas of South Australia was the home of the Maralinga Tjarutja, a southern Pitjantjatjara Indigenous Australian people. ...more on Wikipedia about "Maralinga, South Australia"
Melville Island lies off the coast of Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Melville Island, Northern Territory"
The Mt Theo Program is a highly successful petrol sniffing prevention program run by the Warlpiri community of central Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mt Theo Program"
Murray Island (known by the local Torres Strait Islanders as Mer) is a small island of volcanic origin, populated by the Melanesian Meriam people and situated in the eastern section of Torres Strait, near the Great Barrier Reef. The island has a population of around 450. ...more on Wikipedia about "Murray Island"
Mutitjulu in Australia's Northern Territory ( ) is an Indigenous Australian community adjacent Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) in a world renowned tourist area, the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Its people are joint managers of the park with Parks Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mutitjulu, Northern Territory"
The Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku is a remote local government area in Western Australia near Northern Territory/ South Australian border. It is 1,542 km from Perth. It has 560 km of gravel road and is far from bitumen roads. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ngaanyatjarraku, Western Australia" Things Go Better with http://www.shortopedia.com. Indigenous_Australian_communities
Palm Island (postcode: 4816, ) is 65 km north-east of Townsville, Queensland on the east coast of Australia. Named by explorer Captain Cook in 1770, Palm Island takes in 64 square km of small bays, sandy beaches and steep forested hills rising to a peak of 548 metres. It is a classic "tropical paradise" in its natural endowments, but has had a troubled human history. ...more on Wikipedia about "Palm Island, Queensland"
Papunya ( ), is a small Indigenous Australian community of about 350 people roughly 240 km northwest of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, Australia. It is now home to a number of displaced Aboriginal people mainly from the Pintubi and Luritja tribes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Papunya, Northern Territory"
Thursday Island is the administrative and commercial centre of the Torres Strait Islands. Lying 39 km north of Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, in Torres Strait, Thursday Island has an area of about 3 km² and an estimated population of 3,500. Thursday Island experiences a tropical climate with an average daily temperature of 29 degrees Celsius: The hottest month is traditionally November (31.4 degrees Celsius) while the coldest is July (27.6 degrees Celsius). January typically experiences the highest rainfall (389 mm) and September and October average 3 mm. ...more on Wikipedia about "Thursday Island"
The Tiwi Islands are located in Australia's Northern Territory 80 km north of Darwin in the Arafura Sea. They are comprised of Melville Island and Bathurst Island, with a combined area of 8320 sq km. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tiwi Islands"
The Torres Strait Islands are a group of islands, numbering more than 100, which lie in Torres Strait, the waterway separating far-northern continental Australia's Cape York Peninsula and the island of New Guinea. They are part of the territory belonging to the State of Queensland, in the Commonwealth of Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Torres Strait Islands"
Wujal Wujal is in northern Queensland, Australia. Wujal Wujal is the name of a relativly small Aboriginal community on the north and south sides of the Bloomfield River. It has an area of 19.94 square kilometres of land. It is located approximatly 30 km north of Cape Tribulation and 60 km south of Cooktown. Access to the site is via an unsurfaced track road which is only suitable for four wheel drive vehicles due to the gradient of the terrain and the many streams and rivers that make up the Daintree Drainage Basin which cross the path at very regular intervals. During high waterflow the road is unpassable. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wujal Wujal"
Yarrabah ( ) is an independent Aboriginal community located between Cape Grafton and Cairns, Queensland, Australia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yarrabah, Queensland"
Yirrkala is a well-known indigenous community in Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia, at , 18 km South-East from the large mining town of Nhulunbuy. It has a population of about 800 people, of whom nearly all are Yolngu, and also acts as a regional centre for a further 800 people living in surrounding indigenous homelands. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yirrkala, Northern Territory"
Yuendumu ( ) is a town in the Northern Territory in Australia. It is one of the largest towns in Central Australia, after Alice Springs and has a thriving community of Aboriginal artists. It lies 290 km northwest of Alice Springs on the Tanami Track, and is a community made up of the Warlpiri Aboriginal people, with a population of around 1300 people. ...more on Wikipedia about "Yuendumu, Northern Territory"
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