Gapuwiyak

Gapuwiyak

The community is nestled on the edge of Lake Evella in North East Arnhem Land, and 420km West of Nhulunbuy. Gapuwiyak has a population of 900 people today, and was established in the late 1960s by the Methodist missionaries to supply timber for missions in the region....
Gunyaŋara

Gunyaŋara

Gunyaŋara (also known as Ski Beach) has a population of 280 people (2016 Census). It is located on an island off the Drimmie Peninsula in Melville Bay, and joined to the mainland by a causeway 15km south-west of Nhulunbuy township. Galarrwuy Yunupingu, Australian of...
Yirrkala

Yirrkala

Located on the Gove Peninsula and only 18 kilometres south of Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala was established by the Methodist Church of Australia in 1935. The community became well known in 1963 when the Yolŋu traditional landowners sent a bark petition to the Australian...
Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy

Nhulunbuy was established in 1964 when a bauxite mine and deep-water port were built. Nhulunbuy is situated beside the Arafura Sea on the Gove Peninsula of North-East Arnhem Land. Today, with a population of 3,274 (2016 Census) it is the fourth largest township in the...
Ramingiṉiŋ

Ramingiṉiŋ

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...