Empowering Martu people by placing them at the centre of the design process for new public infrastructure has taken Martumili Artists from shipping containers to an architectural gem. The East Pilbara Arts Centre, home to Martumili Artists, has been awarded a coveted national accolade at the 2017 National Architecture Awards.
Just three years after winning the holiday of a lifetime to the Pilbara, My Pilbara Adventure inaugural competition winner Alison Byers-Laird returned to the region last month for a family holiday. In 2014, Alison was selected at random from more than 790 entries, winning a 12-day adventure around the Pilbara taking her from Port Hedland to Marble Bar, and Karijini to Dampier.
CONVERSATIONS ON COUNTRY
Martu leaders invited representatives of the local and Perth-based criminal justice system on country for a four day Justice Camp, to initiate an open two-way dialogue and break down communication barriers between the cultures.
Click here to read more about this unprecedented initiative.
REPORT SHOWS MARKET STABILISING
Property prices are showing signs of stabilising in the Pilbara, with median house rents remaining largely unchanged across the region in the June quarter.
Click here to download a copy of the latest Residential Housing and Land Snapshot.
OUR YEAR IN REVIEW
Read more about our achievements during the 2016-17, and the emerging challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the Pilbara, and the Commission.
Click here to download the 2016-17 Annual Report.