Country, Culture, People, Future

Community leadership

Pilbara Development Commission – Call for Board Nominations

Posted: January 16th, 2014

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The Pilbara Development Commission is seeking nominations to fill one community position on the Pilbara Development Commission Board. This provides an excellent opportunity for a local community member to play a role in guiding the future direction of the Commission and representing the Pilbara community to ensure the is local input into the future development of the region.

The Commission is seeking nominations from highly motivated and enthusiastic people for the community position, who can demonstrate the following:

  • Should posses interest, experience and knowledge relevant to regional communities and must live in the Pilbara region
  • Paid or Voluntary involvement in economic or social development in the Pilbara region
  • Ability to work cooperatively to achieve agreed goals across a wide range of social and economic issues

Nomination close on Wednesday 29th January 2014. For more information click here.

Australian of the Year Awards

Posted: January 14th, 2014

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YMAC would like to congratulate the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian of the Year finalists for 2013

  • Tom Calma who is nominated for Australian of the Year (ACT) for his work in Social Justice Campaigning
  • Jessica Mauboy  who is nominated for Young Australian of the Year (NT) for her work in the entertainment industry
  • Shane Phillips who is nominated for the Local Hero Award  (NSW) for his community leadership.

The Australia of the Year Awards recognise those who have made a significant contribution to Australian society. Finalists have been announced with winners to be announced on 26 January.

For more information on Indigenous involvement in the Australian of the Year Awards visit Reconcilliation Australia.

Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.

Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.

We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.

Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.

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