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Batchelor
Northern Territory
Batchelor General Store.jpg
The General Store and Post Office at Batchelor
Batchelor is located in Northern Territory
Batchelor
Population: 718[1]
Postcode: 0845
Location:
LGA: Coomalie
State District: Daly
Federal Division: Lingiari
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
33.6 °C
92 °F
21.1 °C
70 °F
1,427.5 mm
56.2 in

Batchelor is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. The town is located in the Coomalie Local Government Area, 98 kilometres (61 mi) south of the territory capital, Darwin. At the 2001 census, Batchelor had a population of 718 with 39% of indigenous origin.[1]

Batchelor was named after Lee Batchelor, who was responsible for the Northern Territory when it was ceded to the Government of Australia by South Australia in 1908. It is an entry point for travellers to Litchfield National Park, and previously serviced the Rum Jungle uranium mine. The major employment industries in Batchelor are education, tourism and horticulture.

The town is home to a TAFE and higher education college, the Batchelor Institute, with a strong focus on delivery higher educational outcomes for indigenous students from around Australia.

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Coordinates: 13°04′S 131°01′E / 13.067°S 131.017°E / -13.067; 131.017


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