Ramingiṉiŋ

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The Ramingiṉiŋ community has a population of 87 people and is located on the edge of the heritage listed Arafura Wetlands in Central Arnhem Land.

There are 11 outstations belonging to Ramingiṉiŋ and the population at these is very much dependent on season and rainfall with occupancy ranging from 6 to 100.

Ramingiṉiŋ was established after chronic water shortages at Yurrwi in 1962 led to Yolŋu setting up the outstation of Ŋangaḻaḻa. This was the original landing site on the Glyde River for the Arafura cattle venture, which was initiated in the 1880s by the McCartney family (who started Florida cattle station on the Goyder River).

Fast Facts

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders represent 92% of Ramingiṉiŋ’s population. The median age is 26 years, and 44% of the population speak Djambarrpuyŋu, while Gupapuyngu, Ganalbiŋu and Liyagalawumirr dialects are also prevalent. (2016 Census)

Health Services

Miwatj Health provides comprehensive primary health care services in Ramingiŋiŋ.. Our mental health program provides culturally safe mental health services/Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)/Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) Programs that address the needs of our Indigenous communities.

We also provide fly in /fly out services to the surrounding Homelands of Tank, Walker, Ring and Yathalamara.

Community Services

Services in Ramingiṉiŋ include the Bula’bula Art CentreALPA StoreArafura Swamp Rangers, Aged and Disability Care, Ramingiṉiŋ School K-12, FAFT, Food Ladder, The Outback Spirit Tours.

There are daily flights to Ramingiṉiŋ serviced by FlyTiwi.

Ramingining Clinic
Lot 19 17 Milbrim Road, Ramingining NT 0822
08 8979 7930
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Operating Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8am – 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am – 12pm