We regard good governance as an instrumental building block for a successful future for our people.
Our organisation represents over 200 traditional custodians of the Archer Point region and we take our responsibilities for our land, health and future seriously.
Yuku Baja Muliku activities, finance and business occurs under Yuku Baja Muliku Landowner and Reserves Ltd (ABN: 68 124 429 009, ACN: 124 429 009) and its sister organisation Yuku Baja Muliku Land Trust. Yuku Baja Muliku Landowner and Reserves Ltd is governed by three Directors who are elected by the Traditional Owners every three years.
The organisation is overseen by Managing Director Larissa Hale and key management positions include:
- Operations Manager;
- Administration Manager;
- Resource Ranger; and
- Cultural Heritage Manager.
The organisation has 14 employees, focusses on land, sea and cultural management and economic development.
The Board of Directors meets formally every three months and informally as required, which is usually monthly. Annual audits are conducted by KPMG and we have a strong history of clean audits. We pride ourselves on our managerial professionalism, staff retention and inclusive workplace.
Our land-holding body is the Yuku Baju Muliku Land Trust, which works closely and in a co-ordinated manner with Yuku Baja Muliku Landowner and Reserves Ltd. The Land Trust is governed by 12 Trustees who are appointed by each representative family, in accordance with tradition.
The Land Trust meets four times a year, or otherwise as issues require attention. The budget is administered by Yuku Baja Muliku Landowner and Reserves Ltd, hence audit occurs with KPMG as part of their annual audit.