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
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2022 Annual On-Country Meetings
The Yamatji On-Country event planned for August was postponed due to severe weather and has now been rescheduled for 12 and 13 October 2022 with Aboriginal Affairs Minister Tony Buti confirming his attendance. Event planning is currently underway with further information available on our webpage and in our media release.
Contact YMAC on 1800 270 709 with any enquiries.
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.
Presentations, reports and recordings of the event will be made available on this website – check back soon. Read the media release.
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).
COVID-19 and visiting YMAC
All YMAC offices are currently open.
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.
YMAC staff will continue to wear face masks when meeting with clients and visitors. We may also request visitors wear masks to reduce risk to other meeting participants. Click here for more information.