Nyangatjatjara College

independent co-educational secondary school in Yulara, Northern Territory, Australia

Nyangatjatjara College is an independent high school based in the Northern Territory of Australia. It has campuses in Yulara, Kaltukatjara, Muṯitjulu and Imanpa. It teaches students who speak Pitjantjatjara as their first language.

Nyangatjatjara College
Coordinates25°13′43″S 130°58′17″E / 25.228477°S 130.971339°E / -25.228477; 130.971339[1]
TypeIndependent co-educational secondary school
Established1997; 27 years ago (1997)
SpecialistPitjantjatjara language
ChairmanMalya Teamay (2015)[2]
PrincipalChris Harvey[3]
Campus typeSuburban and Remote
AffiliationAssociation of Independent Schools of the Northern Territory

The school was first opened on 21 July 1997. The campus at Yulara is the school's original and main campus. It has boarding facilities to allow students to from the other, smaller, campuses to live at the college while studying. Kaltukatjara, Muṯitjulu and Imanpa are small communities in remote areas. The campuses there were opened between 1998 and 2002. The students are taught at their home campuses for part of the year, and then study at the Yulara campus for the other part. The school teaches both boys and girls, but their classes are separated.

Nyangatjatjara College is owned by the Nyangatjatjara Aboriginal Corporation.[4] It is a member of the Association of Independent Schools of the Northern Territory (AISNT).


  1. "NT Place Names Register for "Nyangatjatjara College"". NT Place Names Register. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 13 August 2019. Also called Nyangatjatjara College Yulara Campus
  2. "Board". Nyangatjatjara College. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  3. "CEO Message". Nyangatjatjara College. 16 September 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  4. Staff writer (27 March 2008). "No timeline for ending Nyangatjatjara administration: registrar". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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