Lightning Ridge is a remote town in Yuwaalaraay country in northwest New South Wales, near the Queensland border and 770 kilometres northwest of Sydney.
Traditional Owners: Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay people
Languages: Gamilaraay and Yuwaalaraay
Population (ABS 2016 Census): 2,284 people, with 517 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, 22.7% of the population.
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