Tanami East, Northern Territory

Tanami East is a locality in the Northern Territory of Australia located about 510 kilometres (320 mi) south of the territory capital of Darwin.[1][3]

Tanami East
Northern Territory
Tanami East
Coordinates18°29′17″S 132°48′31″E[1]
Population33 (2016 census)[2]
Established4 April 2007[1]
Postcode(s)0852[3]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
Location510 km (317 mi) S of Darwin City
LGA(s)Barkly Region [1]
Territory electorate(s)Barkly[4]
Federal Division(s)Lingiari[5]
Mean max temp[6] Mean min temp[6] Annual rainfall[6]
30.4 °C
87 °F
15.4 °C
60 °F
377.8 mm
14.9 in
Suburbs around Tanami East:
Victoria River Victoria River
Birdum
Birdum
Gurindji
Tanami
Tanami East Pamayu
Tablelands
Warumungu
Tanami Tanami
Anmatjere
Warumungu
Warumungu
FootnotesLocations[3]
Adjoining localities[7][8]

The locality consists of land in the north eastern portion of the Tanami Desert from which its name is derived. Its boundaries and name were gazetted on 4 April 2007.[7][1]

The Adelaide-Darwin Railway passes from south to north through parts of the eastern side of the locality.[7]

Tanami East includes the following places that have been listed on the Northern Territory Heritage Register – the Murranji Track, the Murranji Track, Murranji Bore & Waterhole and the Murranji Track, No. 11 Bore.[9][10][11]

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Tanami East had 33 people living within its boundaries.[2]

Tanami East is located within the federal division of Lingiari, the territory electoral division of Barkly and the local government area of the Barkly Region.[5][4][8]

References

  1. "Place Names Register Extract for Tanami East". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Tanami East (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  3. "Tanami East Postcode". postcode-finders.com.au. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  4. "Division of Daly". Northern Territory Electoral Commission. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  5. "Federal electoral division of Lingiari". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  6. "Monthly climate statistics: Summary statistics YUENDUMU (nearest weather station with recent published data)". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  7. "Tanami East". NT Atlas and Spatial Data Directory. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  8. "Localities within Barkly Shire (sic) (map)" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. 2 April 2007. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  9. "Murranji Track". Heritage Register. Northern Territory Government. 17 June 1998. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  10. "Murranji Track, Murranji Bore & Waterhole". Heritage Register. Northern Territory Government. 17 June 1998. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  11. "Murranji Track, No. 11 Bore". Heritage Register. Northern Territory Government. 17 June 1998. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
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