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Town of Port Hedland

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Local Government
Place:Port Hedland, north-west Western Australia
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Summary Information:
Port Hedland is a town of 15,000 people located on the ocean in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. The original inhabitants, the Kariyarra people, call the place Marapikurrinya for the hand shaped formation of the tidal creeks coming off the natural harbour. Millstream and Karijini National Parks are within easy driving distance, while Broome and the Kimberley are also within reach.

Related Entries

  • Heads of Agreement between the Kariyarra People and the Town of Port Hedland - Signatory
  • Regional Partnership Agreement (RPA) on Indigenous Employment in Port Hedland - Signatory
  • Banjima People v State of Western Australia (No 3) [2014] FCA 201
  • Strelley Nyamal Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • O'Connor on behalf of the Palyku People v State of Western Australia [2019] FCA 330

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