About Us

Our Corporation is a community group based in Roebourne, representing the Yindjibarndi people of Western Australia.

The leaders include some of the Pilbara’s most respected elders and law bosses who are united in their determination to secure a successful future, create opportunities and deliver lasting results for the Yindjibarndi community.

Wirlu-murra supports negotiation with mining companies to secure funding for new homes, social programs and economic development in the Indigenous community.

Our Vision & Mission

Wirlu-murra Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation is committed to establishing a sustainable self-sufficient future for all Yindjibarndi people. Our vision is for family and the community to walk together, united for a better future.

To achieve our goals, we will work with resource companies, government and the broader community to promote Yindjibarndi interests and provide opportunities for our people. Most importantly, we will involve our community in the discussions and decisions of the Corporation. As one of the traditional owners of the Pilbara, we will honour our land and our culture to preserve Yindjibarndi heritage.

Our board of directors, including some of Western Australia’s most respected Yindjibarndi elders and law bosses, will ensure transparency and integrity in our organisation for the benefit of all our members.

Walking United for a Better Future

WMYAC is developing strategies to deliver real benefits to Yindjibarndi people from the unprecedented resource development of the Pilbara. Our priority is the economic and community development for our people.

WMYAC is looking to robust and professional negotiations with resource companies and government as the way to achieve community advancement and promote wellbeing. At the core of this we see Yindjibarndi families and the community walking united for a better future.

Corporation Governing Rules

The Corporation operates according to it’s Rule Book, which governs the overarching operations of the Board of Directors and the relationship between the members, Directors and the Corporation Manager.