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Nhulunbuy

This area in Northeast Arnhem Land has been home to the Yolngu Aboriginal people for at least 50,000 years.

Nhulunbuy is a remote community located on the Gove peninsula at the northern tip of Arnhem Land. Financially supported by the Rio Tinto Alcan alumina mine and refinery the town is based mostly of direct and support employees of the industry, however there are many people who are here simply for the beautiful surroundings and fantastic lifestyle.

Nhulunbuy is located on traditional aboriginal land within a mining lease area. The Garma Festival is held nearby as one of the largest celebrations of Australian aboriginal culture.