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Nanda Country

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Mulla Mulla plant

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Waterhole at Jungarri in Kuruma Country

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Wildflowers from Ngarlawangga Country

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Banjima Country

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PKKP Country from the air

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River in Badimia Country

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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

October 13th, 2020
Grant program to support connection to Country

October 2nd, 2020
FACCI’s Indigenous Economic Development Summit

September 29th, 2020
Aboriginal ranger program recipients announced

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Law Reform

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.

YMAC has been advocating for over a decade for legislative reform that will result in:

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

YMAC Offices and Staff Update

YMAC Offices and Staff Update

YMAC staff will continue to provide services to members and clients either by phone or internet (rather than in person). You can still contact individual staff via their email or via office reception phone numbers.

We also continue to plan and deliver meetings, in line with our COVID Response Plan.

We have given it careful consideration and while we have no community transmission in Western Australia we will open up our offices to visitors for pre-arranged meetings.

We will have safety guidelines around visitors attending the office. The offices will remain closed to the general public unless organised through a formal meeting.

YMAC apologises for any inconvenience caused. You will appreciate this measure is for the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients, staff and the broader community.

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

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

You can read more on YMAC’s response here