Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire

The Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Australia.[1] It is managed as a Deed of Grant in Trust under the Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004.


It is on the east coast of the Cape York Peninsula excised from the Shire of Douglas and consists of a single locality, Wujal Wujal which is split into two disjoint areas separated by the Bloomfield River (the river itself remaining part of Shire of Douglas.[2]


The Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council operate the Wujal Wujal Indigenous Knowledge Centre at Wujal Wujal.[3]


  1. ^ "Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004". Queensland Legislation: In Force. Queensland Government. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Queensland Globe". State of Queensland. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council". Public Libraries Connect. State Library of Queensland. 20 September 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2018.