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Amata Community Council

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Community Council
Location:South Australia, Australia
According to the Waru.org wesbite, Amata Community is 'located at the western end of the Musgrave Ranges in South Australia, about 10 km south of the Northern Territory border. It lies approximately 380 km south west of Alice Springs as the crow flies'.
URL: http://waru.org/communities/amata/
Detailed Information:
Amata Community Council Inc is an incorporated body governed by the South Australian Associations and Incorporations Act 1974 (SA). It is also the Community Development and Employment Programme (CDEP) organisation for the Amata community.

According to the Waru.org website, Amata Community was 'established as a cattle outstation in the 1960's, to take the pressure off the increasing growth of Pukatja (Ernabella)'. 'The community is made up of approximately 300 Anangu Maru (aboriginal people) who speak Pitjantjatjara as their first language and English as a second language'.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Amata 'Amata Pool' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Legislation
  • South Australian Associations and Incorporations Act 1985 (SA)
  • People
  • Amata Indigenous Community - Signatory
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) Programme

  • References

    General Reference
    Tjala Arts website Welcome to Tjala Arts (formerly Minymaku Arts) - Location
    Resource
    Employment & Workplace Relations for Australians - Australian Government CDEP Organisations

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Community Council (Australia)

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