Traditional Owners

Tony Wurramarrba
Tony Wurramarrba

Chairman

Tony Wurramarrba is a well-known leader and spokesperson for the TOs of the Groote Archipelago, and has had an extensive and committed career in advocating for the priorities of the Anindilyakwa people. Tony has held positions of Chair and Deputy Chair of the ALC over a period of 18 years. Tony continues to represent the Anindilyakwa people and the ALC on a number of Boards and forums during the 2020-21 financial year, including as Chair of the reformed Education, Employment and Training forums of the Groote Archipelago; representative on the Minister for Local Government’s Working Group, established to provide advice on the future of Local Government; Member of the ABA Advisory Committee; Member of the ALC Mining Liaison Committee and Finance Committee; ALC Representative on the Machado Joseph Disease Foundation Board. Tony is currently Chair of Groote Holdings Aboriginal Corporation and Winchelsea Mining Pty Ltd.

Constantine Mamarika
Constantine Mamarika

Director

Currently an Anindilyakwa Land & Sea Ranger and 2nd term serving Councillor for East Arnhem Regional Council. Senior Member for Mamarika Clan and Traditional Owner for Mamarika Lands

Formerly an AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) Councillor working in the Medical Clinic and in community as well as Community Liaison Officer for East Arnhem Regional Council

Elma Yantarrnga
Elma Yantarrnga

Director

Board Member of Anindilyakwa Land Council and the ALC Finance Committee

Director of Anindilyakwa Royalties Aboriginal Corporation and the Anindilyakwa Mining Trust Director of Abindawiya Aboriginal Corporation

Formerly an Anindilyakwa Land & Sea Ranger and 1st Ranger in NT to gain Coxswain License Qualification

Formerly official Interpreter for NT Government Judicial Court

Senior Member for Yantarrnga Clan and Traditional Owner for Yantarrnga Lands

Ida Mamarika
Ida Mamarika

Director

Chair/Director of Groote Eylandt Bickerton Island Primary College Aboriginal Corporation Board Member of Anindilyakwa Land Council

Director of Anindilyakwa Future Leaders Aboriginal Corporation Director of Amekburra Aboriginal Corporation

Senior Member for Mamarika Clan and Traditional Owner for Mamarika Lands

Former Deputy Chair of ALC, former Chair of GEMYDU, former Director of Anindilyakwa Mining Trust, former Director of GEBIE, former school teacher, former Community Government Councillor

Former Executive Director & Manager of Cultural Tourism Business

Senior Member for Mamarika Clan and Traditional Owner for Mamarika Lands

Bradley Bara
Bradley Bara

Director

GEMCO/South32 Mining Operator

Board Member of Anindilyakwa Land Council and the ALC Finance Committee Director of Anindilyakwa Advancement Aboriginal Corporation

Senior Member for Bara Clan and Traditional Owner for Bara Lands

Lionel Jaragba
Lionel Jaragba

Director

Board Member of Anindilyakwa Land Council and ALC Community Liaison Officer

Director of Anindilyakwa Royalties Aboriginal Corporation and the Anindilyakwa Mining Trust Board Member of Anindilyakwa Land Trust

Director of Anindilyakwa Advancement Aboriginal Corporation Director of Director of Groote Aqua Aboriginal Corporation Director of Angabunumanja Aboriginal Corporation

Senior Member for Jaragba Clan and Traditional Owner for Jaragba Lands

Independent Directors

Mark Hewitt
Mark Hewitt

CEO

Mark Hewitt started in the role as CEO of the ALC in September 2011. Mark has previously held roles with the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (2005- 2011) including as Acting Branch Manager Indigenous Programs Branch (Native Title Representative Bodies and the ABA); Manager of the Indigenous Coordination Centre (ICC) Coffs Harbour and ICC Manager South Hedland in Western Australia. Mark was the Regional Manager in the Pilbara Region for the Western Australian Department of Indigenous Affairs between 2004 and 2005 and worked as the Environment and Communities Manager of a Gold Mining Operation in Murchison between 2000 and 2004. Currently he is also the Executive Director of Groote Holdings Aboriginal Corporation and Co-CEO of Winchelsea Mining Pty Ltd.

Peter Carroll
Peter Carroll

Director

Board Member of Groote Holdings Aboriginal Corporation

Former Chairman of Australian Bay Lobster Producers Ltd

Former Director of Taxation Consulting Division at Deloitte Brisbane office.

Former Chairman of the Sunnybank Rugby Club

Former Board member of the Queensland Rugby Union

Board member of a number of not for profit entities (eg Centacare, the social welfare arm of the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane; Youth Plus, the fundraising arm of the Flexible Learning Centres run by the Christian Brothers)

Adam Kilgour
Adam Kilgour

Director

Chairperson of Harness Racing Victoria

Managing Director of Diplomacy Pty Limited

Non-Executive Director of Harness Racing Victoria

Former Managing Director of Photon Group Limited

Former Executive Chairman of CPR

Former Media Adviser of Senator Nick Bolkus

Former Press Secretary of Victorian Government

Former Public Affairs Officer of Gas & Fuel Corporation of Victoria

Former Founding Director of Climate Institute of Australia

Former Independent Director and Chair of NSW Trainers Association

Former Director and Chairman of Stirling Henry Global Migration