The Mulka Project

The Mulka Project is a group dedicated to sustaining and protecting Yolŋu cultural knowledge through the Mulka production house and archive, managed by community members and Yolŋu law, governance and culture. 

Northern Territory, Australia

The name ‘Mulka’ means a sacred but public ceremony, and, to hold or protect. The mission is to sustain and protect Yolŋu cultural knowledge in Northeast Arnhem Land under the leadership of community members. The Mulka Project employs and trains as many Yolŋu of all ages as possible in full time and casual appointments. The facilities are a media training ground for future indigenous leaders. The project makes audio-visual resources available for secondary students, provide workplace training for graduates, create income streams for Homeland communities, employ cultural advisors, curators, translators, technicians and artists. The Mulka Project is actively involved in partnerships with academia, museums and individual researchers with collections and projects significant to our region.


138 Tuffin Road, Yirrkala NT 0881, Australia.
Postal – PO BOX 570 Nhulunbuy 0881 NT Australia.

+61 (0) 8 8987 8015

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