Nestled within the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges, Haasts Bluff is located 250km west of Alice Springs. Also known as Ikuntji, Haasts Bluff community today is home to 150 residents who are mostly Luritja speakers.
Haasts Bluff is in the Luritja Pintubi Ward of the MacDonnell Regional Council. Services provided at Haasts Bluff by MacDonnell Regional Council include roads cemetery maintenance, rubbish collection and tip maintenance, internal roads maintenance, parks and open spaces and sporting grounds.
On behalf of the Northern Territory Government, the Council also provides airstrip maintenance as well as Commonwealth Government funded services, including operating children’s services, youth development services, home care services and night patrol services. Council is also contracted by Power Water Corporation to maintain the power and water facilities, Australia Post to provide postal delivery services and by Centrelink to provide its services through an agency in its Council office.
The community has a Primary School, Laundry, Church, Health Centre, Women’s Centre, BRACS the Ikuntji Artists Aboriginal Corporation and a community store.