The Yijala Yala Project is one of several projects funded by Woodside-operated Pluto LNG through a Conservation Agreement with the Commonwealth government that highlight, present, transmit, manage, conserve and research the incredible cultural heritage values of the Burrup Peninsula (Murujuga) and the Dampier Archipelago. Working alongside and guided by the traditional custodians, the Yijala Yala Project works out of Roebourne, WA and uses arts and digital media skill-building to engage young people and create desire to engage in cultural heritage maintenance and transmission, while assisting the community to interpret living cultural heritage in contemporary, innovative and creative ways. Artforms presented include theatre, music, film and interactive storybooks. It’s flagship performance piece Hipbone Sticking Out is currently touring to Roebourne, Perth and the Melbourne Festival, and The Murru Concert will open the Melbourne Festival on 10 October.

Book tickets for the Perth season HERE

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October 9, 2014

MURRU at the Melbourne Festival

For the past three years, the Yijala Yala Project has been working with the community of Roebourne, the Pat family and prisoners in Roebourne Regional Prison to create a collection of songs that commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death in custody of 16 year old John Pat (Murru). Now, we are proud to bring the […]

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October 16, 2014

Hipbone Sticking Out – Melbourne Season

“A mighty show that will become a milestone in Australian theatre.” – David Zampatti, reviewing Hipbone Sticking Out. Read full review HERE Tomorrow night we launch our Melbourne season of Hipbone Sticking Out, as part of the 2014 Melbourne Festival program. Hipbone is showing until the 21st of October at the Arts Centre, and has […]

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October 9, 2014

MURRU at the Melbourne Festival

For the past three years, the Yijala Yala Project has been working with the community of Roebourne, the Pat family and prisoners in Roebourne Regional Prison to create a collection of songs that commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death in custody of 16 year old John Pat (Murru). Now, we are proud to bring the […]

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September 19, 2014

Perth Season – Book Now!

After a massive performance in Roebourne last Sunday night we’re busily rehearsing for our upcoming Perth season, and the team are headed there next week. It’s time to book your tickets so you can join us! Hipbone Sticking Out runs at the Heath Ledger Theatre from 29 September to 4 October. Head to Ticketek HERE. At […]

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September 13, 2014

Hipbone’s Homecoming

After months of preparation we are nearly ready to share some incredible performance work with the very community that has made it possible. Tomorrow we present Hipbone Sticking Out and the MURRU Concert in a unique presentation especially for Roebourne, celebrating the cultural vibrancy of the place and its people. The show is happening Sunday 14 September, […]