History Pormpur Paanthu means ‘women’s house’. It was established between 1991 and 1992. At the time the CEO of the Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council had insight into the local issues and dedicated funding from the canteen to establish and build capacity of women who were struggling in the face of over-crowded housing, welfare dependency,…Details
Pormpur Paanthu Aboriginal Corporation is a not for profit organisation established by the people of Pormpuraaw, and supported by the Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council to provide a suite of services to the men, women, families and children of Pormpuraaw.
Our Role Pormpur Paanthu is committed and dedicated to improving families’ social and emotional wellbeing via a range of empowering place-based services. It takes a lead role in the coordination of services and the delivery of innovative approaches to engagement and community development. Principles To provide a holistic and consultative approach to the delivery…Details
Community Pormpur Paanthu’s community governance comes from its community-managed and place-based services established through consultation with its community. The organisation is strengthened by the skills and experience of the Board members and staff. In 1990 the women of Pormpuraaw first initiated a service to protect themselves and their children. All these years later Pormpur Paanthu strives…Details
Directors have a duty of care and diligence not to improperly use their position or information not to trade while insolvent of good faith to disclose conflicts of interest Duties of directors and other officers The Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act) sets out the duties required of directors and…Details