Welcome to the

official website of the

Barque

Stefano

Yinikurtira

Foundation


Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Foundation

BSYF is a not-for-profit organization with the following general objectives:

  • To maintain and safeguard the integrity of the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira story;
  • To establish and develop an organisation which takes a leadership role in setting up and operating the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail and which acts at all times as a benevolent body;
  • To assist the sustainable development of the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail;
  • To oversee and monitor the ongoing management and maintenance of the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail;
  • To safeguard the ongoing viability of the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail and its effective management;
  • To promote the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira story and the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail;
  • To work with and complement other existing organisations which retain interest in the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail;
  • To actively seek to preserve and promote the educational value of the Barque Stefano Yinikurtira Trail for all Australians as prescribed by the legacy of the late Yinikurtira elder Sydney Dale;
  • To advocate on behalf of the organisation’s members to ensure research and tourism activities are consistent with local needs;
  • To actively seek to preserve and promote the Aboriginal identity and cultural heritage of Traditional Owners of the region;
  • To receive and expend grants from State and Commonwealth governments and other appropriate funding bodies; and
  • To establish educational, marketing, research, tourism and community initiatives and partnerships consistent with the organisation’s mission.