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Members & Community

Meetings Announcement Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation (YAC) presents the new date for the Information & Meeting for Members & the Community. This final meeting for Karratha is happening April 29 at the Karratha Leisureplex (Clubroom) between 1 & 4pm. Please note: This is the replacement date for the rescheduled Karratha Meeting from earlier this month. Please […]

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Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest Heritage Consultant Services YAC is looking at expand its panel of heritage consultants so would like to invite expressions of interest from heritage consultancies based in Western Australia. If you would like to submit an expression of interest, please read the full information here (PDF) and complete the required form available here […]

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Living Cultures Program

Community News The Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation and Rio Tinto have collaborated to design a new program aimed at protecting and preserving Yinhawangka culture and supporting a strong, healthy and connected Yinhawangka People. The ‘Living Cultures Program’ will deliver projects to record, preserve and transfer cultural knowledge. This includes language, living history and heritage, women’s business, […]

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Preserving Culture

Preserving Yinhawangka Culture Rio Tinto’s $9.5m investment to preserve Yinhawangka culture. The Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation and Rio Tinto have co-designed a program to protect and preserve Yinhawangka culture and support a strong, healthy and connected Yinhawangka People. The new ‘Living Cultures Program’ will deliver projects that record, preserve and transfer cultural knowledge, including language, living […]

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Important Message

Important message from the Board The YAC Board is reaching out with an important update for members about a change in our leadership structure.Given the upcoming conclusion of Kupa Teao’s current term as CEO, the Board has commenced progressing an external recruitment process to recruit a new CEO. Last Friday the Board made the decision […]

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Financial Support COVID-19

Entitlements to financial support (COVID-19) Coronavirus (COVID-19) and changes to your payments and services. If you’re in one of the following groups, check if there’s a change for you:  JobSeekers  People with disability  Carers Older Australians Student and trainees Families and separated parents People who don’t get a payment from us.  You can report your income in any […]

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Social Distancing COVID 19

Social Distancing One way to slow the spread of viruses is social distancing (also called physical distancing). The more space between you and others, the harder it is for the virus to spread. In public Social distancing in public means people: stay at home unless is absolutely necessary keep 1.5 metres away from others avoid physical […]

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Update COVID 19

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities on Coronavirus (COVID-19). This information has been prepared by the Australian Government Department of Health in response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). It aims to provide key information to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households, communities and stakeholders as information changes, or new resources become available. […]

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Corporation Returns to Members

Corporation Returns to Members On 21 February 2020 the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations Selwyn Button announced the end of the special administration of Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC. Access the media release on the ORIC website here:  https://www.oric.gov.au/publications/media-release/pilbara-native-title-corporation-returns-members-and-core-business  

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