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Town in the Northern Territory, Australia

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Yuendumu: Town in the Northern Territory, Australia
Yuendumu is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. It ranks as one of the larger remote communities in central Australia and has a thriving community of Aboriginal artists. Yuendumu lies 293 km northwest of Alice Springs on the Tanami Road, and is a community largely made up of the Warlpiri and Anmatyerr Aboriginal people, with a population of 759 at the 2016 Australian census. Yuendumu is located within the Yuendumu Aboriginal Lands Trust area on traditional Anmatyerr land and includes numerous outstations.

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Lawyers that won $30m Palm Island pitch to represent Yuendumu

The lawyers who secured a historic $30 million payout for an indigenous death in custody are hoping to take up the case of Kumanjayi Walker.
The Age - Published

Palm Island death lawyers may take case of Central Australian man allegedly killed by police

One senior representative feared a new legal team may look at Yuendumu as a "cash cow".
The Age - Published

Linda Burney says Yuendumu murder charge doesn't address Aboriginal community's frustrations

Linda Burney says the alleged police murder of an Indigenous man has highlighted frustrations about the treatment of First Nations people in the Northern Territory.
SBS - Published

Thousands attend rally in Alice Springs after fatal shooting of young Aboriginal man

The Warlpiri people have called for the trial of a police officer charged with the murder of a young Aboriginal man to be held locally in Yuendumu.
The Age - Published

Northern Territory policeman charged with murder over shooting of Indigenous man

Kumanjayi Walker, 19, died after he was shot at Yuendumu, 300 kilometres from Alice Springs.
The Age - Published

NT community demands answers over shooting death of Kumanjayi Walker

Yuendumu community demands an independent investigation into the death of Kumanjayi Walker as prominent figures express sadness and outrage and nationwide demonstrations organised.
SBS - Published

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