Gapuwiyak

Gapuwiyak

The population of Gapuwiyak and its surrounds in 2011 was approximately 874, of which 824 were Indigenous (94 per cent). In 2011, 40 per cent of Gapuwiyak’s Indigenous population was younger than 20 years of age.

The changing size and age composition of the Indigenous population of Gapuwiyak will increase the need for housing and employment opportunities, as well as aged care and health services.

Population

874 (2011)

 

Location

Lake Evella

 

Ward

Gumurr Miyarrka

 

Languages

Djambarrpuyngu, Ritharrngu & Dhalwangu

 

Land Coucillors

Northern Land Council

Access Road

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Fuel

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Council office

Phone: 08 8970 3301
Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm weekdays

Vehicle disposal

Barge

Waste facility

Airstrip

Police station

Phone: 8987 9318

Municipal shed

Phone: 08 8970 3303
Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm weekdays

Mechanical workshop

Phone: 0447 383 885
Hours: 8.30am – 4.30pm weekdays

Lake Evella

Secondary school

Phone: 8987 9122

Primary school

Phone: 8987 9122

Accomodation

Phone: 8970 1103

Oval

Arts centre

Phone: 898 79110

General store

Run by ALPA.

Phone: 8987 9107

Health clinic

Phone: 8987 9150

Youth, Sport & Rec

Phone: 08 8987 4990
Hours: Tues – Sat 10am – 6pm

Aged care

Phone: 8970 3307
Hours: 8am – 3pm weekdays

Drop in / media centre

Phone: 8970 3301
Hours: Station runs 24 hours (unmanned)

Creche

Phone: 8987 9120
Hours: Mon – Thu 8am – 2pm
Fri 8am – 12pm