Our Purpose: Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre aims to be recognised as a leading Aboriginal language and resource centre in Australia. By working with the old people of the Pilbara, we will use our expertise, knowledge and sensitivity to record and foster Aboriginal languages, culture and history. Thus, ensuring the young people remain strong in retaining their Aboriginal language, culture and history, ensuring cultural continuity. Click Here to View Our Strategic Plan for 2011
The languages of the Pilbara region are of the Pama-Nyungan type, Nyungic or South West Group. Click here for a larger map
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Cultural Awareness Training-Public sessions
Venue: Wangka Maya Conference Room. South Hedland.
Upcoming dates: Wed 16 January, Wed 23 January.
Wangka Maya Conference Room - Available for hire.
For more information and booking forms, visit our Conference Room page.
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Wangka Maya PALC - Port Hedland
Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre was established in 1987 and is located in Port Hedland (population over 20,000) which is the focus of a dynamic remote mining area of Western Australia. Port Hedland has very good air transport, education, health, sporting and cultural facilities.
WMPALC is looking for an experienced linguist to provide language services in the Pilbara region Successful applicants must process a range of skills in project management, research, stakeholder and people management.
The salary component of the remuneration is in the range of $70,000 AUD depending on experience and qualifications. In addition, a rent subsidised three bedroom house is available for the successful applicant.
Wednesday 3rd July 2013 5pm
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