Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Empowered Communities (NPY EC) work is led by the
Aboriginal people of the land, Anangu, and is grounded in Tjukurpa (culture), Walytja (family), Manta
(country), and Wangka (language). This approach, together with strong collaboration between
communities, regional Anangu organisations, service providers and government, is focussed on supporting
and enabling the leadership and agency of Anangu to create transformational change and to drive the
long-term development of the NPY region.
NPY EC is a growing alliance of Aboriginal partner organisations who, with the guidance and advice of their Anangu Directors, provide oversight of a small secretariat, currently auspiced by NPY Women’s Council.
Anangu have confirmed six regional priorities:
Based on these priorities, NPY EC’s first priority initiatives are: