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
February 24th, 2021
2021 Pilbara Community Services Excellence Awards
February 19th, 2021
Western Australian of the Year Awards (nominations close Friday, 26 February).
February 17th, 2021
CATSI Act Review Final Report
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.
2020 Annual Regional Meetings (ARM) for YMAC Members
Pilbara ARM – 12 March 2021, South Hedland:
Please contact the YMAC Hedland office to confirm your attendance – (08) 9160 3800.
Yamatji ARM – 27 March 2021, Carnarvon:
Please contact the Geraldton office to confirm your attendance – (08) 6552 6222.
YMAC offices reopen
Following the State Government announcement that the Perth and Peel restrictions will end at 12:01am on 14 February, all YMAC offices have reopened to visitors from 15 February.
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:
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.