The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is located in the ruggedly picturesque and sparsely populated northeast corner of Western Australia (WA), stretching from the Northern Territory border to the northern most tip of WA.

The Shire covers an area of 121,000 square kilometres and is one of four local governments that make up the Kimberley region. The Shire includes the towns of Kununurra and Wyndham and there are also a number of Aboriginal Communities; the largest being Kalumburu, which is situated in the northern part of the Shire.

The Shire boasts many attractions some of which include Carr Boyd Ranges, Celebrity Tree Park, Cockburn Ranges, Drysdale River National Park, Emma Gorge, Five Rivers Lookout (the Bastion), Gibb River Road, The Grotto, Ivanhoe Crossing, Kelly’s Knob, Kununurra Diversion Dam/Lake Kununurra, Lake Argyle, Lily Lagoons, Mirima National Park, Mitchell River National Park, Ord River Irrigation Area, Ord River, Parry’s Lagoon Nature Reserve, Pentecost River, Ragged Range, Wyndham Community Fishing Jetty and Zebedee Springs.

Many significant events occur in the Shire including the Ord Valley Muster, Lake Argyle Swim, Kununurra Agricultural Show, Kimberley Writers Festival, Kununurra Rodeo, Kununurra and Wyndham Races, Stars on the Bastion, and Dam-Dam Dinghy Dash.

The Shire is currently experiencing a period of growth relating to the Ord East Kimberley Expansion project.

With its tropical climate and its many natural attractions, the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is the eastern gateway to the Kimberley.


For the East Kimberley to be a thriving community with opportunities for all.


To enable the East Kimberley to develop in a manner that will achieve social, cultural, economic and environmental benefits for all.

latest news

  • Kununurra Empowering Youth & Families Holiday Program Announced - 17 - 23 April 2017 Kununurra Empowering Youth & Families Holiday Program Announced - 17 - 23 April 2017 Read More
  • Fitness Classes Kununurra Leisure Centre The Shire of Wyndham and East Kimberly would like to advise members and guests of the Kununurra Leisure Centre, of our new group fitness class timetable. These changes will commence after the Easter weekend Tuesday April 18. Read More
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events calendar

  • 29 April
    Saturday @ Kununurra Picture Gardens: DOUBLE SCREENING A STREET CAT CALLED BOB - Rated PG - DOUBLE SCREENINGSATURDAY 29 APRIL 2017GATES OPEN 5.30PM MOVIE STARTS 6.00PMFat Controller - TBA Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowe ...
  • 6 May
    First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim