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
YMAC accepts the invitation contained in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and will continue to walk together with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in a movement of the Australian people for a better future. Learn more
November 29th, 2022
Thoughts wanted on IPA program
November 28th, 2022
Boost for Gascoyne region as Carnarvon office opens doors
November 21st, 2022
Community meeting for Badimia language project
November 19th, 2022
Mid West workshops on ACH Act
2022 Yamatji On-Country – Geraldton
The second annual Yamatji On-Country took place at the Bundiyarra Aboriginal Community Aboriginal Corporation in Geraldton on 12 and 13 October. Key highlights were local students speaking about issues important to them and the development of a six-point Call to Action statement, presented to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Tony Buti. Read more on our devoted Yamatji On-Country webpage and in our media release.
Joint Management Forum
Traditional Owners (and their representative organisations) with involvement or an interest in joint management came together for YMAC’s Joint Management Forum on 13 and 14 September 2022.
The free online event featured presentations and panel discussions on joint management experiences, both from within WA and nationwide, and ideas on how to improve the sector.
More information about the forum is available here.
Annual Regional Meetings
The Pilbara ARM will be held on Friday, 18 November, at The Walkabout Hotel in Port Hedland (9am for a 9.30am start).
The Yamatji ARM will be held at the Woolshed Hall, 21 Robinson Street, Carnarvon on Saturday, 26 November (9am for a 9.30am start).
The YMAC Annual Report 2022 is now available. Click on the image below to download a copy.
COVID-19 and visiting YMAC
All YMAC offices are open to visitors. To minimise the risk of COVID transmission, we encourage you to consider whether a face-to-face meeting, or visit you are planning with YMAC staff, can take place via an alternative method. All YMAC staff are available via email, phone or online. Please call ahead to discuss. Click here for more information.