Community housing for the Groote Archipelago, managed by and for, Anindilyakwa people.
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.
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 & Construction and Aminjarrinja Enterprises Aboriginal Corporation.
AHAC have partnered with Health Habitat and local service providers to deliver the Housing for Health program across all Groote Archipelago community houses. The Housing for Health program focus is to provide a healthy living environment by addressing the 9 Healthy Living Practices.
The Housing for Health Program was scheduled to commence in early 2020 however was delayed due to COVID-19. We hope to begin the program in Milyakburra in early 2021.
More Information on the Housing for Health Project is available on the Health Habitat website.
AHAC commenced provision of Homelands Services to 40 houses in the communities of Bartalumba Bay, Little Paradise, Malkala, Emerald River, Yenbakwa, Leskie Pools, Thompson Bay, Salt Lake and Four Mile in July 2020. The services provided include housing maintenance and municipal services.
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 communi...
What a perfect day to introduce you to Anindilyakwa Housing Aboriginal Corporation (AHAC) strong female leader and Chairperson, Cherelle Wurrawilya. Cherelle has a passion for housing and has worked as a Community Housing Officer on Groote Eylandt for 4 years, before being elected by the board as Chairperson for AHAC. Cherelle is also a Director of Yimundumanja Aboriginal Corporation, Anindilyakwa Employee Futures Fund Aboriginal Corporation, Winchelsea Island Pty Ltd and Aboriginal Housing Northern Territory. Cherelle also sits on the board for Anindilyakwa Land Council and Anindilyakwa Services Aboriginal Corporation. Cherelle is a future elder and representative for Wurrawilya Clan. ... See MoreSee Less