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Wuyal Park

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Name Wuyal Park
Type Designation Park
Place Id 24669
Place Type Park or Cemetery
Status Registered
Date Registered 26 March 2015
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 10' S (Decimal degrees -12.183136)
Longitude: 136° 46' E (Decimal degrees 136.77529)
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Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  Nhulunbuy Corporation Ltd
History/Origin << CULTURAL ADVICE >>

The Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation representing the Yolngu custodians of the land around Nhulunbuy in Northeast Arnhem Land request, following the recent passing of a senior elder, that the name of this park not be used until further notice.

Wuyal Park after a traditional indigenous name relating to the area. The park is situated below Mt Nhulun and Wuyal means 'dreamtime spirit'.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
26/03/2015 Dated added to Register
08/04/2015 NTG G14 Date Gazetted
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