Pukatja

Pukatja is a community on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY Lands). Its other name is Ernabella.

Pukatja and the surrounding homelands are home to more than 500 people.

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Program 270: APY Elections Update

In this week’s program, we focus on the upcoming elections for the APY Executive Board which will be held on 5th April this year. We talk with the Deputy Electoral Commissioner of the Electoral Commission of South Australia, Mr David Gully... read on

Update on APY Executive Elections

In this week’s interview, we focus on the upcoming elections for the APY Executive Board which will be held on 5th April this year. We talk with the Deputy Electoral Commissioner of the Electoral Commission... read on

Program 261: Update from the Purple House

In this week’s program, we talk with Sarah Brown, the Chief Executive Officer of Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku, also called the Purple House. We find out about how the plans are going for setting up a permanent dialysis facility in Ernabella Pukatja... read on

Update from Purple House

This week’s interview is with Sarah Brown who is the Chief Executive Officer of Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku, also called the Purple House. This fantastic organisation provides dialysis services across remote communities in... read on

Program 239: SA Health on dialysis in Ernabella Pukatja

This week’s radio guest is Dr Stephen McDonald, the Clinical Director of Renal Services for the Country Health region of SA Health. We talk with Stephen about recent developments towards establishing a dialysis facility in Ernabella/Pukatja community... read on

SA Health on dialysis in Ernabella Pukatja

This week’s interview is with Dr Stephen McDonald. He is the Clinical Director of Renal Services for the Country Health region of SA Health. We talk with Stephen about recent developments towards establishing a dialysis... read on

SA Health gives green light for community dialysis

For more than 15 years, APY Lands communities and support organisations have been campaigning to have access to community-based renal dialysis on the APY Lands. For over a year, SA Health has stalled on providing a... read on

Program 224: Update from Tammy Franks MLC

In this week’s Paper Tracker radio program, we talk with the Honourable Tammy Franks MLC from the SA Greens Party. Tammy shares her thoughts on the recent changes to the SA Aboriginal Heritage Act, community-based dialysis, the Royal Commission into the Nuclear Fuel Cycle, and community street lighting ... read on

Interview with Mike Last

Mike Last’s connection with Anangu stretches back more than 40 years. This interview focuses on the period 1968 to 1976 when the winds of change coming out of Canberra began to transform the management of Anangu communities... read on

New government’s dialysis commitment

In the run-up to the recent election, the Coalition promised to resolve the ongoing renal crisis facing remote Anangu communities. This could include reaching an agreement with the SA Government for community-based dialysis in Pukatja... read on

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