Anindilyakwa Housing Aboriginal Corporation (AHAC) was established in 2018 to facilitate decision making by Anindilyakwa people in respect of the ownership, location, design, and occupation of community housing across the Groote Archipelago. 

This includes the communities of Angurugu, Umbakumba, Milyakburra, and Satellite communities of Malkala, Bartalumba Bay, Little Paradise, Four Mile, Thompsons Bay, Emerald River, Salt Lake, and Yenbakwa.

Our Transition to Community Managed Housing

 Currently, AHAC manages Homelands Services for Satellite Communities and new build housing in Angurugu, Malkala, Bartalumba Bay, and Four Mile constructed under the Groote Archipelago Housing Program (GAHP). 

AHAC’s key focus is gaining registration with the National Regulatory System for Community Housing, targeted for December 2020.


The AHAC Board is led by the Chair, Cherelle Wurrawilya, and Director’s; James Durrilla, Colleen Mamarika, Helen Numamurdirdi, Elma Maminyamanja, Elaine Mamarika, Nesman Bara, Stefano Lalara, and Wayne Wurrawilya. 

AHAC works with a variety of stakeholders including the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities, Anindilyakwa Land Council, The Fulcrum Agency, HealthHabitat, and local contractors, GEBIE Civil and Construction, Aminjarrinja Enterprises Aboriginal Corporation.