How many people were at Tennant Creek?

How many people were at Tennant Creek?

The total population of Tennant Creek is approximately 3,000, of which around 1,500 are Aboriginal.

Is it safe in Tennant Creek?

Tennant Creek, located about 500km north of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, has been known for its high crime rates and social dysfunction, fuelled by substance abuse and endemic poverty, for decades.

What is the population of Katherine?

Katherine, Northern Territory

Katherine Northern Territory
Population 6,303 (2016 census)
Established 1926
Postcode(s) 0850, 0852
Elevation 108 m (354 ft)

How many houses are in Tennant Creek?

Tennant Creek

All private dwellings 1,444
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,570
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,216
Median weekly rent $175

Is Tennant Creek worth visiting?

From a grey nomad’s perspective the area is most well known for the popular Devil’s Marbles camping area 100 kilometres to the south … but Tennant Creek itself is well worth a look. Also well worth a visit is the old Telegraph Station about 12 kilometres north of town.

Is Tennant Creek a dry town?

You can’t drink alcohol in public anywhere within Tennant Creek town. This means you can’t drink alcohol in any of the following places: parks. reserves.

Are there crocodiles in Katherine?

Mr Burke emphasised the importance of being “crocwise” around waterways. “With the weather warming up, the crocodiles are becoming active,” he said. Local rangers also caught a 3.3-metre male saltwater crocodile in the Katherine River, about 55 kilometres downstream of Katherine last week.

Who was Katherine NT named after?

* On 4 July 1862 Stuart crossed the Katherine River and wrote in his diary: “Came upon another large creek, having a running stream to the south of west and coming from the north of east. This I have named ‘Katherine’, in honour of the second daughter of James Chambers Esq.”

Does Tennant Creek have an airport?

Tennant Creek Airport is available to light aircraft 24 hours per day with pilot operated lighting (PAL + AFRU 126.7.) Avgas is provided by Shell fixed bowser (call 08 8962 2696).

What is the population of Alice Springs 2020?

The Estimated Resident Population of the Alice Springs Town Council LGA was 26,448 as of the 30th June 2020. The Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official population of the area. It is updated annually by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and reassessed every Census.

Who are the people in Ali Curung (State Suburbs)?

In the 2016 Census, there were 494 people in Ali Curung (State Suburbs). Of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 93.2% of the population. The median age of people in Ali Curung (State Suburbs) was 24 years.

What does Ali Curung mean?

Ali Curung ( Kaytetye: Alekarenge; formerly Warrabri) is an Indigenous Australian community in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory. The community is located 170 km (106 mi) south of Tennant Creek, and 378 km (235 mi) north of Alice Springs. At the 2016 census, the community had a population of 494.

What are the most common ancestries in Ali Curung?

The most common ancestries in Ali Curung (State Suburbs) were Australian Aboriginal 85.6%, Australian 3.4%, English 1.6%, Scottish 1.6% and Torres Strait Islander 0.6%. Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table.

What is the climate of Ali Curung?

The climate of Ali Curung is arid, and the country around Ali Curung is dry for most of the year, with no surface water in creeks or waterholes. Water was traditionally obtained by digging at soakages.

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