TJALA ARTS AMATA COMMUNITY, APY LANDS, SA, AUSTRALIA
POSTAL PMB 261 VIA ALICE SPRINGS, NT 0872 T + 618 8956 2899
Amata is an Aboriginal community situated in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunyjatjara (APY) Lands. About 2500 people live in the region, which cover more than 103,000 square kilometres of arid land in in the far Northwest of South Australia.
Amata is situated among the picturesque Musgrave Ranges, approximately 120km south of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and 500km southwest of Alice Springs.
The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands cover more than 10% of the South Australian land mass.
Anangu hold the title to these lands under the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981.
More than 2000 Anangu people live on the APY Lands.