What We Do

We advocate and work to improve the social and economic wellbeing of our community through enterprise, improved housing and facilities, local employment and preserving Gurindji culture and heritage.


Our role as the Prescribed Body Corporate
for Kalkaringi

Traditional Owners at the Federal Court hearing, Kalkaringi May 2014

Traditional Owners at the Federal Court hearing, Kalkaringi May 2014

In May 2014 the Federal Court made a determination of Native Title over the Township of Kalkaringi in favour of Traditional Owners, with Gurindji Aboriginal Corporation becoming the Prescribed Body Corporate (PBC) for the Kalkaringi Indigenous Land Use Area (ILUA). As the PBC we have special prescribed functions under the Native Title Act 1993 (NTA) to:

  • hold, protect and manage determined native title in accordance with the objectives of Kalkaringi Traditional Owners, and;

  • ensure certainty for governments and other parties interested in accessing or regulating native title land and waters by providing a legal entity to manage and conduct the affairs of Traditional Owners.

Through advocacy, effective native title agreement-making and partnerships we’re delivering significant social and economic benefits across key areas of:

  • Community enterprise and local employment

  • New and improved housing for community members

  • New and improved community facilities

  • Preserving Gurindji culture and heritage

  • Supporting families, elderly and youth

We do not receive any royalty or lease income so rely purely on our community enterprise model and fundraising.

Our PBC Profile can be viewed here


Kalkaringi store & caravan Park

Food and supplies, visitor accommodation and 24 hr fuel.

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Gurindji Construction & Maintenance

Trade-qualified and CAL accredited general construction works, housing upgrades, infrastructure maintenance, minor civil works, plant machinery hire and essential services operations.

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preserving Gurindji culture and heritage

Freedom Day Festivals and the National Heritage Listed Wave Hill Walk-off Track.

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community facilities & services

Construction and maintenance of recreation facilities including the Kalkaringi Multi-Purpose Court and Kalkaringi Sports Oval, Youth Support and Community Transport.

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