News & Events

IMPORTANT – Gumala’s 3rd Emergency Relief Payment

Gumala’s 3rd Emergency Relief Payment of $500 will be made on Friday 8 May OR within 3 business days…

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Assistance with Telstra bills

Did you know Gumala is able to assist you with your Telstra bill? Telstra Bill Assistance vouchers will be…

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IMPORTANT – Gumala’s 2nd Emergency Relief Payment

As the WA state and regional borders remain closed, and travel in and out of Aboriginal communities is restricted…

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Members can now apply for assistance over the phone

Due to current circumstances, Gumala is now offering a number of alternative ways to submit applications should Members not…

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Phone companies offer FREE data and calls

Over the past week Optus, Telstra, Vodafone and other Telco companies have all announced bonus data and some unlimited…

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Telstra payphones now free in remote communities

Telstra payphones in remote communities of Western Australia are now available for use free of charge. A full list…

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Latest Government COVID-19 Coronavirus: Travel advice

To assist in reducing the spread of COVID-19, the WA Government has introduced further restrictions on travel within Western…

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All remote communities put in lockdown

The WA government has confirmed it is putting all of the state’s Aboriginal communities into lockdown and it will…

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IMPORTANT – Gumala’s Emergency Relief Payment

Over the next week, Gumala will make an emergency relief payment of $500 directly into Members’ bank accounts. It…

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Gumala Newsletter March 2020

The Gumala Newsletter for March 2020 is out now and available here. A copy will be sent in the…

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IMPORTANT – Keep your details up to date

It is important to keep your information relevant and up to date. To update your details with us, please…

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Request to Members re COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, Gumala kindly requests that Members lodge their applications electronically and only come into…

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GAC Services

Now and for the future

Member Programs & Services

We are dedicated to delivering programs and services that are impactful both in the present and in the long term to our Members. Gumala was established to bring lasting and tangible benefits to the Traditional Owners for which it serves.

Our Member programs promote education, employment, health, community development and the sustainability of our people’s culture. Our aim is that our programs will deliver sustainable, beneficial outcomes for our Members and their families so that they may continue to build on their achievements.

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Community Projects

Gumala  is committed to working in partnership with our Members and their communities.

Our objectives are to establish a vision and path forward for communities aligned with current and future needs of those communities and to improve social, economic, environmental and cultural outcomes of each community. Gumala also aims to support and address current and future challenges faced by those communities.

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Gumala Working Hard for You

Gumala’s unique and transformational approach to poverty alleviation in a socially complex environment is enabling economic, social and community developmental solutions for Traditional Owners.


Gumala is committed to maintaining and respecting cultural protocol and acknowledges the use of member images throughout the website. If at any time you become aware that an image exists on this website that should be removed for cultural purposes, please contact the office on (08) 9188 4500 as soon as possible