New Chair for the Central Land Council
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.