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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

April 27th, 2021
2021 Yamatji On Country Postponed

April 22nd, 2021
Events in 2021 to recognise the 1946 Pilbara Strike

April 20th, 2021
Remembering the 1946 Pilbara Strike

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We want to hear from you- YMAC’S Core Stakeholder Engagement Consultations EOI

We want to hear from you- YMAC’S Core Stakeholder Engagement Consultations EOI

In coming months, YMAC will be undertaking consultations with various stakeholders in our representative regions to help implement our new Strategic Plan 2021-2025. Click here for more info.

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.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions YMAC management have made the decision to POSTPONE the following meetings:

Nanda Claim Group Meeting Friday 30 April  – NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED

Yamatji On Country Saturday 8 May – NEW DATE TO BE ADVISED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YMAC offices open

Due to the recent COVID restrictions for the Perth and Peel regions, YMAC’s  Perth based staff will be working from home until Friday May 7, and can be contacted via their work emails and mobile phones.

YMAC’s position is that Perth staff cannot travel outside of the Perth and Peel regions for work activities, until further notice. This is for the safety of communities.

YMAC’s regional offices remain open to visitors.

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

2021-2025 Strategic Plan

YMAC is pleased to share its new 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, which will guide the activities of the organisation across its regions over the next four years.

To learn more about the plan click here.