Pitjantjatjara, Ngaatjatjarra and Ngaanyatjarra are
(Kaltukatjara Council, July 2001)
There are 42 houses in Kaltukatjara, 2 silver bullets,
0 shelters, 0 humpies and 0 ablution blocks. 4 new
houses are planned. 13 houses are for non-community
Water for the Kaltukatjara supply system is obtained
from 3 bores, 1 located near the ground tanks and
2 approximately 1.5 km west of the community. There
are 3 ground tanks and 1 raised tank in the community.
Water quality is of a high standard with chlorine
needed only on rare occasions.
The sewerage treatment is by way of a mix of septic
tanks and sewerage system throughout the town. The
sewerage system has been newly constructed and services
the main part of town from the store. It is a full
water born system. The College, old garage, administration
house, store house and outstations house remain on
the septic system. The septic ponds are 1km from town
& will be fully fenced.
The community is provided with power via 3 generators
that are automated from a computer controlled station.
All holuses have electricity & use power coards.
The Community has a rubbish tip situated north west
of the community down from the sewerage ponds. Rubbish
is collected 2 times a week and ppeople are also encouraged
to burn their household rubbish.
The community has 1 sotre which is owned by the community
under the auspices of the Western Desert Highway Pty
Ltd. The Store is open 5.5 days a week, and is closed
on Sundays (exccept for fuel between 11am-12pm).
The existing major internal road system consists almost
entirely of sealed roads drained by table drains and
There is a day airstrip at Kaltukatjara. The dirt
airstrip is situated 5 kilometres east of Kaltukatjara
town. The strip has been resurfaced and is now only
closed when there is low cloud cover. It is used primarily
by the Royal flying Doctor Service to provide emergency
medical assistance and evacuation for the community.
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