Atitjere - NT

  Population - Aboriginal Community

Position

DEG: -22.98554 134.935318
DMS: 22º 59' 7.95" S 134º 56' 7.14" E
UTM: 53 K 7458079mN 493371mE
Altitude: 572.2m

Description

Place Type

Population - Population - Aboriginal Community

Location

133.35kms NorthEast of Alice Springs - Driving 216 km (3 hours 56 mins)
139kms NorthEast of Santa Teresa - Driving 296 km (7 hours 6 mins)
150.13kms South of Ampilatwatja - Driving 348 km (9 hours 0 mins)
373.6kms SouthWest of Alpurrurulam - Driving 660 km (19 hours 5 mins)

Address & Contact

Harts Range
Northern Territory 0872
Phone: 0889569481
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Atitjere, also known as Harts Range or Hart Range has a population of approximately 219 residents. The region of Atitjere and outstations is officially known as Arltarlpilta. In contrast to other Aboriginal towns and the urban camps, the permanent population of Atitjere include the Eastern Aranda. Other people from the Alyawarra and Anmatjere District who have associations with the community may visit from time to time. Atitjere community plays an important role as a centre for ceremonial functions in the Sandover area, drawing people from Tobermorey, Ammaroo and Lake Nash. Ties with people from Santa Teresa, Amoonguna and Alice Springs camps result in large increases in their population during ceremonial occasions. There are alcohol restrictions in force hence this is considered a 'Dry Community'.

The Atitjere Take Away is a fantastic place to stop relax and have some freshly cooked food. Hamburgers, fish, salad, chips and lots more with coffee or cold drinks and ice creams. Great friendly staff to assist you. Open 8.30am-2pm Monday to Friday & 4.30pm-7.30pm Wednesday to Sunday.
Take away Shop only open when staff are available.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Jervois at 04/12:00am CST
Distance from Atitjere 123.75km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
30.7°C26.3°C17%2.9°C1008.9hPa0.0mmESE15km/hr
8knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Arltunga
Distance from Atitjere 58.24km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.234.331.528.822.919.219.722.927.730.933.434.4
Mean Min. °C22.221.018.513.47.83.93.25.010.814.618.020.2
Mean Rain mm43.444.240.015.920.116.310.36.86.822.431.339.6

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