Country, Culture, People, Future

September 2019

Yamatji on-Country Meeting Postponed

Posted: September 18th, 2019

The Yamatji on-Country Meeting scheduled for 20 and 21 of September has been postponed due to Sorry Business.

First annual Yamatji On-Country Meeting is on 20-21 September, 2019

Posted: September 12th, 2019


The very first annual Yamatji On-Country Meeting is being held at Bundiyarra Aboriginal Community Aboriginal Corporation in Geraldton on Friday, 20 September and Saturday, 21 September

All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who want discuss social issues affecting them and their community, are invited to this regional gathering that is coordinated by YMAC and facilitated by Bundiyarra.

The event presents an opportunity for people to meet with each other and directly with Members of Parliament and policy makers to raise concerns about the issues affecting them.

Friday, 20 September’s daytime proceedings commence at 9:30am are for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders only.

On Saturday, 21 September, public members are invited to attend.

For more information and to RSVP (for catering purposes) contact YMAC’s Geraldton office on 9965 6222.

Pilbara First Nations Women’s Policy Forum

Posted: September 10th, 2019

On Wednesday 25 September First Nations women of the Pilbara are invited to the Pilbara First Nations Women’s Policy Forum in Roebourne. Following the success of the 2018 First Nations Women’s Policy Forum held in Perth, the forum is being organised by the office of Senator Sue Lines to amplify the voices of First Nations women to address issues specifically impacting the Pilbara region and its communities. Guest speakers include Malarndirri McCarthy and Senator for the Northern Territory, and Linda Burney Shadow Minister for Families and Social Services, Shadow Minister for Indigenous Australians


Book your space by 11 September and click here for further information.