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APY Lands Access Update

The APY Executive Board met on Monday the 16th March, 2020 to discuss the current COVID-19 situation and entry to the APY Lands.

The Board have provided you with their most recent decisions on these matters;

  • The Board encourages all Anangu to stay at home and to not travel across the APY, Ngaanyatjarra and Northern Territory communities until further notice.
  • Anangu must not be encouraged to attend large gatherings, funerals and cultural events.
  • Access to the APY Lands from outside agencies and visitors will be restricted to Essential travel only.
  • Permits, police check and statutory declarations are still required before granting entry to those deemed as Essential services.
  • Anyone who is feeling sick with a cold or flu like symptoms, must stay at home and if it continues to get worse, please make contact with the clinic.
  • APY continues to work with our stakeholders on a daily and ongoing basis, to develop a holistic approach across the APY lands.  More information and updates will be released as it comes to hand.

Kind Regards,




Mr Richard King

Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara

General Manager

A body corporate constituted by the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 (SA)