About The Yued Region

Yued refers to the Noongar language or dialectal group north of Perth. (The Noongar language group in the Perth area is called Whadjuk). Towards the south east of Yued is Ballardong. The Yued region includes the towns of Leeman, Jurien Bay, Cervantes, Two Rocks, Toodyay, Gingin, Calingiri, Dalwallinu, Coorow and Moora. The approximate size of the Yued region is 29,253.825 Sq Km.

There are a number of significant sites in the Yued region. These include caves, some of which are the homes of mythological beings, ceremonial sites, rock art, paintings and artefacts. This region is well known for the Moore River Native Settlement which was opened in the 1920’s under the auspices of the Chief Protector of Aborigines, AO Neville. Other sites of significance in the region include the Moora Reserve, Mogumber Mission and Walebing Reserve.

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The Yued claim for Native Title was made in August, 1997.

Yued Contact Details

Yued Regional Development Coordinator
South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council 1490 Albany Highway Cannington WA 6107
(08) 9358 7400
reception1@noongar.org.au

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