Meenangu Wajarri Aboriginal Corporation are pleased to advise we have secured some funding and support from Department of Communities to assist Wajarri Yamatji People confined in remote communities. Please note this is different to the ‘return to country’ assistance being managed through other entities. This assistance is being managed in two stages as follows, access immediate relief of food, hygiene and medical supplies next week; and develop a sustainable plan for ensuring ongoing remote communities’
Yulella Aboriginal Corporation assist Aboriginal people to return to country amidst COVID-19 restrictions. Yulella Aboriginal Corporation is working in partnership with other WA regions to support Aboriginal people to get back to the safety of country and community, thanks to the assistance of the Government of Western Australia Department of Communities. There is no cost to any Aboriginal person wishing to return to country and will be supported through paid travel costs and up to
Dear MWAC Members and Wajarri Yamatji People, As you are all acutely aware the world is affected by the Coronavirus, COVID 19. Governments, including the WA State Government are working tirelessly to manage this situation and the inevitable spread of the virus. Meenangu Wajarri Aboriginal Corporation (MWAC) understands our members and those of the wider Wajarri Yamatji Community have some pressing and immediate concerns as a result of the state of emergency declared on 15
We are seeking expressions of interest from Wajarri Artists to attend and sell their artwork at the Revealed 2020 Aboriginal Art Market “Wajarri Art” stand. If you would like to showcase your art at the Wajarri Art stall submit the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org Full Name Mobile Email Images of artworks you wish to sell Expressions of interest close 4pm Friday 20 March 2020. Due to the high demand and limited amount of space this
The Wajarri Yamatji community celebrates the legal recognition of their land and culture at an on-Country Federal Court hearing at Wooleen Station in regional Western Australia, held on Thursday 19 October 2017. The consent determination is one of the largest in Australia. Mr Simon Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer of Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation (YMAC) said, “There are many stakeholders involved in the native title process. On behalf of the Board of Directors and everyone at
50km south-west of Cue, Walga Rock is one of Australia’s largest monoliths, as well as one of the largest galleries of Aboriginal Rock paintings in Western Australia. But what does Walga mean? The ‘This Place’ project invites Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to create a short video about a place name, and the story behind it.