Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire

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Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire
Queensland
Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire is located in Queensland
Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire
Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire
Coordinates13°01′08″S 143°14′22″E / 13.0188°S 143.2394°E / -13.0188; 143.2394Coordinates: 13°01′08″S 143°14′22″E / 13.0188°S 143.2394°E / -13.0188; 143.2394
Council seatWujal Wujal
RegionFar North Queensland
State electorate(s)Cook
Federal Division(s)Leichhardt
Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council Logo.png
WebsiteWujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire
LGAs around Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire:
Douglas Cook Cook
Douglas Wujal Wujal Douglas
Douglas Douglas Douglas

The Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Australia.[1] It is managed as a Deed of Grant in Trust under the Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004.

Geography[edit]

It is on the east coast of the Cape York Peninsula excised from the Shire of Douglas and consists of a single locality, Wujal Wujal which is split into two disjoint areas separated by the Bloomfield River (the river itself remaining part of Shire of Douglas.[2]

Amenities[edit]

The Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council operate the Wujal Wujal Indigenous Knowledge Centre at Wujal Wujal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004". Queensland Legislation: In Force. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council". Public Libraries Connect. State Library of Queensland. 20 September 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2018.