The landscape around Kununurra has been shaped by the diversion dam on the Ord River which was completed in 1963. The Ord valley was flooded upstream towards the Argyle Dam, creating Lake Kununurra and subsidiary wetlands like Lily Creek Lagoon.
The water is used to irrigate farms in the area and is also part of the supply of drinking water for the town.
The water and the land surrounding are important to the local Aboriginal people. There some Aboriginal Heritage Sites located in the area which are kept secret except to the
The area is rich in wildlife so itís a great place to observe birds and go fishing if you donít mind crocodiles.
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SHIRE OF WYNDHAM EAST
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