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Yulara, Northern Territory

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Yulara, Northern Territory

A photo of a carved lizard sculpture

Yulara food history

Yulara is a tourist village established in the late 1970s alongside Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in central Australia, more than 300 kilometres southwest of Alice Springs. The village contains a supermarket and a number of restaurants and cafes, all reliant on regular food deliveries by truck and aeroplane.

Yulara Primary School

Yulara Primary

Yulara School is located about 340 kilometres southwest of Alice Springs, in the isolated tourist village of Yulara. The school is part of the Lasseter Group School and provides education services to students from preschool to middle years. Yulara School largely caters for children of families working in Yulara hotels and in other businesses that serve tourists.

People and the Environment

Food Stories is part of the National Museum's People and the Environment program. Discover more stories about people's relationships with Australia's natural and built environments on our People and the Environment website.