Great Central Road Warburton
WA 6431
63 473 832 196
08 8956 7966
08 8956 7959

Suburbs and Localities

Blackstone (Papulankutja) 0872; Jameson (Mantamaru) 0872; Kanpa 6431; Patjarr0872; Tjirrkarli 0872; Tjukurla 0872; Wanarn 0872; Warburton 6431; Warakurna 0872; Wingellina (Irrunytju) 0872.

Significant Local Events

The 'Desert Dust Up' - a coming together of 10 remote community schools for sports, crafts, bands and discos - September; Ngaanyatjarra Community Football grand final - September; Ngaanyatjarra Music Festival; Ngaanyatjarra Youth Expo - June.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Last Wednesday of each month except January (no meeting).

Tourist Attractions

Tjulyuru Cultural & Civic Centre - Aboriginal Art Gallery & Warta Shop; Driving and participating in 'geocache' hunting on the Great Central Road section of the Outback Way ('Australia's longest short-cut!'); the Rawlinson Range, Walter James Ranges and Gill Pinnacle. Other sites along the way include Beadell's Tree, Giles Meteorological Station and Yarlakutjarra Wayside Rest Area.

Local Industries

Mining exploration; indigenous art; tourism.

see the Shires Economic & Investment Prospectus at https://ngaanyatjarraku.wa.gov.au/index.php/local-economic-oportunities

Council Statistics for 2019 2020
Distance
to Perth (km)
2K 1524
Area
(sq km)
160K 159948
Sealed Roads
Length (km)
50 49.6
Unsealed Roads
Length (km)
2K 1503
Population 2K 1606
Number of Electors 917 917
Number of Dwellings 505 505
Rates Levied
Total ($)
190K 189632
Revenue
Total ($)
9m 9232476
Number of Employees 23 23