Objectives

Objectives

Our core purpose is to work with the women and their families of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara region in central Australia to increase their capacity to lead safe and healthy lives with improved life choices.

 

 

 

 

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And, for the purpose of advancing this central object, to:

  • provide a forum for Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women to discuss their concerns;
  • assist and encourage the representation and participation of women from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region on local, regional and other relevant bodies;
  • help individual women and girls to achieve further training, education and employment;
  • establish, provide and or promote services to improve the health and safety, education and general well-being of people in the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara region;
  • establish, provide and promote the artistic and cultural interests of Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women;
  • promote and support the achievements and authority of Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women;
  • gather and provide information about issues of importance to Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women and to the broader community;
  • promote and encourage the law and culture of Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara women;
  • support and encourage other women and organisations who work towards similar aims.

NPY has its administrative office in the main regional town of Alice Springs. Regional offices are located at Mimili, Umuwa, Ernabella, Amata and Pipalyatjara in SA, Wingellina, Warakurna and Kiwirrkurra in WA and Finke, Imanpa, Mutitjulu and Docker River, NT.