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New Chair for the Central Land Council

Posted: Fri, May 25, 2012

CLC Chairman Phillip Wilyuka

The Central Land Council has a new Chair and Deputy Chair.

Mr Phillip Wilyuka was elected Chair on 23 May this year after a leadership spill at the Council’s Tennant Creek meeting. He replaces Mr Lindsay Bookie.

Mr Wilyuka, 55, is a Pitjanjatjara/Yankunytjatjara man who lives in Titjikala. He has worked in a number of jobs including stock work, building houses and as a teacher’s aide. Mr Wilyuka is currently a Lutheran pastor at Titjikala.

He has been a delegate of the CLC for many years.

Mr Michael Liddle has been elected Deputy Chairman, replacing Gina Smith who resigned earlier this year. He is an Alywarre/Arrernte man living in Alice Springs.