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Name Wadeye
Type Designation Community
Place Id 22461
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Registered
Date Registered 3 April 2007
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -14° 14' S (Decimal degrees -14.2478)
Longitude: 129° 31' E (Decimal degrees 129.5178)
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Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
  Victoria-Daly Shire Council
History/Origin Wadeye as an administrative area is based on and takes its name from the Aboriginal community of Wadeye which is the Aboriginal name for Port Keats. The Community was established by Father Richard Docherty of the Catholic Church as Port Keats in 1935.

Register & Gazettal information

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