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Kurparu Street

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Name Kurparu
Type Designation Street
Place Id 24966
Place Type Road
Status Registered
Date Registered 11 January 2019
Locality / Suburb  
Local Government Area  
  MacDonnell Shire Council
History/Origin Pronounced "Kor-par-oo", Australian Magpie in Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara dialect. Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Anangu mainly speak Pitjantjatjara (pronounced as pit-jan-jah-jarra) and Yankunytjatjara (pronounced as yan-kun-ja-jarra) and some people speak up to six Aboriginal languages. These are all dialects of the Western Desert Language, the largest language group of Aboriginal Australia. The group includes about 4000 speakers, and stretches northwest to Balgo, west to Port Headland, south to Kalgoorlie, Yalata and Oodnadatta and northeast to Alice Springs.

Register & Gazettal information

Date Gazettal Comment
11/01/2019 Date added to the Register ( Certified Plan S2018/130)
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