Pilbara Housing Strategy
Gumala's Pilbara Housing Strategy is designed to ensure that ourMembers have access to affordable rental accommodation. It involves sourcing land and constructing appropriate residential accommodation for our Members to rent in the Pilbara. On the back ofthe Gumala housing survey and subsequent report, which highlighted housing needs of our Members throughout the Pilbara.
Gumala is also fully committed to pursuing our Members’ Homeland Movement vision.
Gumala is currently focusing on projects in South Hedland and Tom Price land has been identified in those areas and is more accessible. After this, Gumala will be looking at housingsolutions in other Pilbara towns including Onslow, Paraburdoo and Karratha, as well as the communities surrounding Tom Price.
Gumala is committed to a 5-year plan to construct approximately 150 homes for our Traditional Owners and their families by 2016. Gumala is looking to share the costs of building houses with Government and identifying reputable firms to provide their goods and services at fair rates.