APY Lands

The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands cover more than 10% of the South Australian land mass.

Anangu hold the title to these lands under the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981.

More than 2000 Anangu live on the APY Lands.


APY Lands: financial counsellor

In July 2007, the South Australian Government announced the appointment of a financial counsellor to work with Anangu on the APY Lands. A year later, the Government reported plans to extend this work through a Financial Literacy and Consumer Awareness Project... read on

APY Lands: funding for housing

Access to decent housing is a fundamental human right that many Anangu do not enjoy. In August 2007, the Federal Government agreed to provide $25 million for a major housing program on the APY Lands but only if land tenure arrangements established under the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 were amended... read on

APY Lands: sport and recreation audit

Sport and recreational activities can play an important role in reducing or preventing substance abuse and related problems. In 2004, the State Government funded an audit of sporting facilities on the APY Lands... read on

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