Nyamba Buru Yawuru


Nyamba Buru Yawuru Limited (NBY) is Yawuru’s development and investment company and is charged with the responsibility to generate long term income for the Yawuru community. The not-for-profit company has interests in a range of areas including property development, pastoral and agricultural, hospitality and construction.

Working with partners and joint ventures, NBY drives prosperity for the benefit of the Yawuru Community and is committed to a vision of an inclusive and sustainable future which empowers Yawuru and other Aboriginal people to become active and prosperous participants in the regional economy.

NBY has a leadership role in partnership with industry and government to transform the regional economy from its current reliance on public outlays to a dynamic growth-focused economy with strong connections to Asia and the rest of Northern Australia.

The Yawuru Futures paper is a policy framework for development that connects the Yawuru values to development that will benefit not only the local community but also connects to northern Australian development, empowering Indigenous native title holders and others to capitalise on the strengths of the region.

Yawuru traditional cultural values and practices are embedded in NBY’s mission which promotes a quadruple bottom lined approach that is centred on the Yawuru philosophy of ‘mabu liyan’.

The NBY Board of Directors

NBY Board of Directors brings together an experienced and diverse group of people with expertise in business, law, investment and enterprise development. There are five Yawuru Board members and two Independent Directors.  The Board works collaboratively with both the NBY Executive and the PBC Board as the community’s representatives to develop sustainable economic returns that will ensure long term prosperity for the Yawuru commuity, based on the Yawuru values.  

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The NBY Executive

NBY has a professional and respected leadership team including Cara Peek, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Scott Downsborough, Chief Financial Officer.

NBY Call for Director Nominations 

The Board of Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd (NBY) comprises five Yawuru Directors and two Independent Directors.

At the 2021 Annual General Meeting of NBY there will be 5 vacancies for Yawuru Directors, for nomination and election by its sole member, Murra Mala Yawuru Pty Ltd .

The terms of appointment are 3 x three year terms and 2 x two year terms.

The NBY Board invites Yawuru candidates to apply in writing for nomination and election to the office of Director of NBY to:

Murra Mala Yawuru Pty Ltd, C/O - NBY Legal Officer, 55 Reid Road, Cable Beach WA 6726, by 4.30pm on 29 October 2021

Please contact NBY Legal Officer - Rachel McGarry by phone 0415 192 519 or by email rachel.mcgarry@yawuru.org.au to obtain the Selection Criteria or if you require further information or have any questions.



Want to know more?

Visit us at Nyamba Buru Yawuru or contact the office on 08  9192 9600