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Banjima Country

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PKKP Country from the air

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Hills of Jurruru Country

As the native title representative body for the Yamatji and Pilbara regions of WA, YMAC is a not-for-profit Aboriginal corporation. We are run by an Aboriginal Board of Directors, with Regional Committees chosen by our members. Membership is open to all adult Yamatji and Marlpa people. Learn More

As the native title representative body for the Yamatji and Pilbara regions of WA, YMAC is a not-for-profit Aboriginal corporation. We are run by an Aboriginal Board of Directors, with Regional Committees chosen by our members. Membership is open to all adult Yamatji and Marlpa people. Learn More

Latest Blog Posts

Latest Blog Posts

September 14th, 2021
Truth telling project for Wadjemup

September 9th, 2021
State Government releases ‘Aboriginal Empowerment Strategy 2021-2029’ and ‘Closing the Gap Implementation Plan’

September 8th, 2021
Pilbara COVID-19 vaccination clinics – Tom Price and Paraburdoo

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Protect Aboriginal Heritage WA Campaign

Protect Aboriginal Heritage WA Campaign

Law Reform

For Traditional Owners, Aboriginal cultural heritage is at the heart of caring for Country.  It is unique to each group and its significance is recognised globally.

In 2021 the WA State Government will introduce the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill  to parliament. In its current form the Bill will Not prevent the destruction of cultural heritage that drew the global community’s attention in 2020.

YMAC has been advocating for over a decade for legislative reform.

In partnership with fellow members from the WA Alliance of Native Title Representative Bodies and Service Providers and the National native Title Council we have launched ProtectAboriginalHeritageWA.org.au

Visit the hub to learn more and help prevent another irreplaceable piece of Australia’s cultural heritage being harmed or destroyed.

To find out more about the proposed Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill visit our Law Reform page.

 

 

Yamatji On-Country Meeting - New Dates

Yamatji On-Country Meeting - New Dates

The First Annual Yamatji On-Country will take place on 13 and 14 October, in Carnarvon.

The meeting will be held at the Gwoonwardu Mia – Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre.

Lunch will be provided both days, to RSVP Phone 08 9965 6222 or Email kcapewell@ymac.org.au or cmourambine@ymac.org.au

Advice for visitors to YMAC offices

YMAC’s Perth, Geraldton, and Hedland offices are all open to visitors.

General COVID-19 information

If you have the following symptoms: fever (over 37.5ºC), cough, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, acute loss of smell or taste, please get tested and follow medical advice.

Government agencies: health information links

As the COVID-19 situation is continually evolving, the following links are useful resources to provide you with the latest information and advice to keep yourself safe:

https://healthywa.wa.gov.au/coronavirus

COVID-19 coronavirus: Latest updates (www.wa.gov.au)