Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation
Doing Good Work with Families
Waltja is a community based organisation that works with families from Central Desert indigenous communities to address major issues affecting their communities. Waltja’s work focuses on addressing the many gaps in service delivery for children, youth, elders and people with disabilities in the remote communities of Central Australia.
The Waltja Way
Our board of directors are all indigenous women leaders from remote communities and they steer the organisation’s direction according to a set of indigenous principles they have named ‘The Waltja Way’.
The Waltja Way
Where we work
Waltja has a base in Alice Springs and works with remote Central Australian Aboriginal communities. We also have an Art Store so please come visit! Our service area covers:
- 900,000 square kilometres
- 13,000 people
- 9 different languages
Alice Springs Headquarters – 3 Ghan Road, Alice Springs
Community members travel to Alice Springs for a number of reasons including visiting family, shopping, health and financial services. Waltja has a team of dedicated employees who man the home base. Most of our staff travel to remote communities 3-4 days per week to deliver programs.
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