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.


APY Lands: dialysis forum in Umuwa

On 29 September 2010, the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council held a Cross Border Renal Dialysis Forum in Umuwa to “discuss the current renal dialysis crisis in Central Australia.” Around 200 people attended the event... read on

APY Lands: sun farm at Umuwa

On 20 March 2008, the State and Federal Governments announced that $1.2 million would be spent upgrading the APY Lands’ sun farm. This project, aimed at increasing the use of renewable energy sources on the APY Lands, was a logical extension of the ground-breaking work started by the Pitjantjatjara Council in the early 1990s... read on

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