Umuwa

Umuwa is the main administrative centre for the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY Lands). It was established in 1991.

A growing number of administrative and program staff reside in Umuwa. Some Anangu families also live there.

Posts

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 255: APY Umuwa Trade Training Centre

This week’s program is about the Trade Training Centre in Umuwa on the APY Lands. We chat with Mark Connelly, the Manager of the Centre... read on

APY Umuwa Trade Training Centre

This week’s interview is about the Trade Training Centre in Umuwa on the APY Lands. We chat with Mark Connelly, who is the Manager of the Umuwa Trade Training Centre. We hear about what’s been... read on

Program 191: TAFE SA’s 2015 Anangu Work Expo

This program includes an interview with David Leach, the Project Officer for the Anangu Work Expo which is being held in Umuwa on the APY Lands from Tuesday 18th August to Thursday 20th August. David explains why the Expo is being held and who it is aimed at... read on

David Leach on the Anangu Work Expo

This week’s interview is with David Leach, the Project Officer for the Anangu Work Expo. The Expo is being coordinated by TAFE SA and is being held at the Trade Training Centre in Umuwa on... read on

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is On the Right Track

In 2015, the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure developed a new driving program for Anangu living in the APY and Maralinga Tjarutja Lands. It’s called, On the Right Track Remote. This program is a service... read on

Second interview with Mike Last

In the 1970s, Anangu came together to make regional decisions. Mike Last reflects on those times and the establishment of the Pitjantjatjara Council’s first Executive Group ... read on

Interview with Mark Connelly

Mark Connelly manages the new trade training centre at Umuwa on the APY Lands. Beginning in 2013, Anangu secondary school students will be able to learn skills at the centre that should make it easier... read on

Interview with the South Australian Education Department

Keith Darwin works for the State Education Department. His current role is to manage the building of a multi-million dollar residential trade training centre on the APY Lands. The centre, which is being built at... read on

APY Lands: trade training centre in Umuwa

In 2010, the Federal Government agreed to fund the capital cost of a $7.3 million trade training centre in Umuwa for APY secondary school students. Once completed, groups of Anangu secondary students... read on

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