Place Names Register Extract

Djukbinj National Park

Extract date: 26/01/2022

Name Djukbinj National Park
Type Designation Reserve
Place Id 12408
Place Type Administrative Area
Status Assigned
Date Registered
Location (Datum GDA94)  
Latitude: -12° 36' S (Decimal degrees -12.6017)
Longitude: 131° 26' E (Decimal degrees 131.4406)
Locality / Suburb  
  (None Found)
Local Government Area  
History/Origin Following settlement of the Wulna Land Claim, NT Portions 1386 (formerly Escape Cliffs Historical Reserve), 2012 (formerly Cape Hotham Forest Reserve), 2017 (formerly Cape Hotham Conservation Reserve), 4498, 4499 and 4707 (formerly parts of Marrakai Conservation Reserve), the Limilngan-Wulna Aboriginal Corporation have leased back to the Territory Parks and Wildlife Commission.

The NT Portions mentioned above were declared a park under section 12(1) of the Territory Parks and Wildlife Act and named Djukbinj National Park in NTG S11 of 3 April 1997.

The name refers to the major King Brown dreaming associated with the area.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
03/04/1997 NTG S11

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