Country, Culture, People, Future


Wajarri Country featured on ABC

Posted: April 3rd, 2017

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The Square Kilometre Array (SKA), one of the largest experiments ever designed to study the origins of our universe, has been featured on ABC’s Radio National.

The Australian arm of the project to build the world’s largest radio telescope, which can be found in the heart of Yamatji Country, has been partners with Wajarri Yamatji Traditional Owners since its beginning.

You can read the ABC Radio National feature here, and watch a video about the project above. If you want to learn more about the SKA, you can visit the CSIRO website here or the project’s website here.

Murchison Astrofest 2013

Posted: August 9th, 2013

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Stargazing and Yamatji culture are coming together at Murchison Settlement for the 2013 Murchison Astrofest. CSIRO and the Shire of Murchison are bringing together science and traditional culture in a day and night of talks, films, bush tucker, music, camping, and of course, stargazing.

Bookings are essential, so make sure to complete your registration form and send it to

To find out more about the event, visit the Astrofest website here or contact (08) 9923 7755.


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.

Disclaimer: Caution: Please be advised that this website may contain images, voices and names of deceased people.

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