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
January 30th, 2024
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Yule River Call-to-Action statement 2023
YMAC shares our gratitude to all who participated in the 2023 Annual Yule River meeting with special thanks to those that were involved in coordinating the 2023 Yule River Call-to-Action statement and acknowledgement to the nominated Working Group members for their contribution.
The 2023 meeting at Yule River saw over 500 people attend to discuss local empowerment and call on the government to Close the Gap for Aboriginal people in the Pilbara.
To review the 2023 Yule River Call-to-Action statement, click here.
To find out more about the 2023 On-Country Bush Meeting at Yule River, click here.
Yamatji on Country 2023
Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation’s annual Yamatji on Country returned to Geraldton Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September this year. First Nations people including youth came together calling on government to act by presenting the “Youth Statement” and the ”2023 Call to Action Statement”.
Review the documents here:
YMAC News issue 48
The latest YMAC News is now available online.
Annual Regional Meetings & Annual Report
YMAC hosted our Pilbara and Yamatji Annual Regional Meetings in November 2023.
The ARMs are a great opportunity to meet up with other members and hear about the work we have done over the last 12 months.
For those who could not attend, we have recently published our 2023 Annual Report, which is available to view here.