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Watarru Community

Category: People
Place:Great Victoria Desert
State/Country:South Australia, Australia
Watarru Community is located in South Australia near the northern edge of the Great Victoria Desert, adjacent to Mt Lindsay (Waru Website, January 2007).
Detailed Information:
The Watarru Community was established by the Anangu people (a collective reference to the Pitjantjatjara, Ngaanyatjarra and Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal peoples), and began flourishing in the early 1990s (Waru Website, January 2007).

It has a small population of about 50 - 60 (ABC Radio National Website, January 2005) and is an Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) within the Watarru Indigenous Protected Area.

Related Entries

  • Watarru Financial Assistance Agreement
  • Watarru 'Watarru Pool' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Watarru 'Youth Recreation Activities - Motocross Program' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Watarru Community Inc
  • People
  • Pitjantjatjara People
  • Ngaanyatjarra People
  • Yankunytjatjara People
  • Place
  • Watarru Indigenous Protected Area

  • References

    Author Unknown (2007) Watarru
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation Desert Fire - Fanning the Flames
    Environment Australia (Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage) (2001) Indigenous Communities & the Environment. Indigenous Protected Areas: Walalkara and Watarru Indigenous Protected Areas


    Indigenous Protected Areas Programme (Australia)

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