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Name Kalkarindji
Type Designation Community
Place Id 22432
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2007
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -17° 26' S (Decimal degrees -17.4484)
Longitude: 130° 49' E (Decimal degrees 130.833)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Victoria-Daly Shire Council
History/Origin Kalkarindji as an administrative area is based on and takes its name from the Aboriginal community of the same name, established as the Wave Hill Aboriginal Township in 1972 by Commonwealth Minister WC Wentworth.

In October 1976, the townsite was renamed ?Kalkaringi?, however in 1985 examination of the spelling by tribal elders led to the name being amended to its current spelling.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/2007 Date of Registration
04/04/2007 NTG 14 Notice of Naming
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