Liyan-ngan Nyirrwa

The Liyan-ngan Nyirrwa Cultural Wellbeing Centre is a landmark facility that delivers on a promise to the Yawuru community to improve social, cultural and economic outcomes.

Yawuru is empowering individuals, strengthening Yawuru people and contributing to the community by investing in cultural, language and community development. The Liyn-ngan Nyirrwa Centre houses Community Development Programs as well as being a meeting place fostering the revitalisation of Yawuru culture.

The architecture and landscaping reflects Mabu Liyan values in design and construction with a community garden, public art and ancestor trees. It’s an inclusive space that delivers a social dividend for the community through a range of opportunities.

The Liyan-ngan Nyirrwa Cultural Wellbeing Centre is a contemporary venue, community development and working space located in the Cable Beach area of Broome on the grounds of Nyamba Buru Yawuru. The community-focused venue has professional staff and state of the art facilities and can accommodate up to 100 people in a comfortable, architect-designed building set amongst a relaxing garden landscape.

Our Mabu Mayi Café will offer in-house catering with cultural cuisine influenced by Yawuru seasonal produce and to enhance the value of your event, NBY also offers a range of cultural services including Welcomes to Country and smoking ceremonies.



The Mabu Mayi café enhances the liyan of staff, visitors and community by providing a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Mabu Mayi means ‘good food’ and the focus is on quality food and drink, healthy eating, local flavours in our charming garden setting.

Our Menu

Want to know more?

Visit us at Nyamba Buru Yawuru or contact the Facilities Manager on 
08 9192 9616 or