Entry Rules for Yalata Community

Updated: 5:00 PM 9th August 2021

These rules have been revised regularly to reflect current environmental risk factors; Version 9.0 updated rules will apply from 5:00 pm on the 9th August 2021 until further notice:

  1. Movement in and out of Yalata freely is reserved to Anangu Yalata Residents and Anangu visitors only.
  2. Non-Anangu remote workers – YAAC, School, Tullawon, Outback stores and SAPOL with a residence at Yalata will be able to move freely in and out of Yalata for leave periods.
  3. All previously approved Risk Management Plans through Biosecurity remain in place and active.
  4. No one with the exception of the above mentioned will be permitted to enter Yalata Community without an approved YAAC permit, and Risk Management Plans will no longer be required – any person or vehicle will be removed immediately if no permit is obtained:
    • Yalata community is not completely opened for business as usual (pre-pandemic), and all external agencies and services will be required to apply to YAAC for a permit to enter; approval will be based on essential needs of the community only and conditions may apply, so please do not be offended if denied.
    • Essential Emergency Services such as a plumber, electrician, SA Water will be required to seek a permit through YAAC. However, no Health Declaration will be required.
  5. Applicants requesting to attend Yalata to have direct contact with Anangu community members will be required to be COVID19 Vaccinated; verification of Vaccination may be requested.
  6. All individuals who receive an approved YAAC permit will no longer be required to complete the THS Health Declaration on the date of approved entry.
  7. All entrants to Yalata will be required to wear a mask whilst on Yalata Lands.
  8. Permit Application – please request a Permit application form via email permits@yalata.com.au.

If you are travelling from another state outside of South Australia (SA), please make sure you comply with the current SA travel and activity COVID-19 Restrictions which can be found at https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/restrictions-and-responsibilities

For further enquiries please contact either:
Tullawon Health Service: (08) 86256255
Yalata Anangu Aboriginal Corporation: (08) 86256040

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