About Us

Mai Wiru Region­al Stores Coun­cil Abo­rig­i­nal Cor­po­ra­tion (Mai Wiru) is an unfund­ed, not-for-prof­it organ­i­sa­tion which is reg­is­tered as a char­i­ty by the ATO.

Mai Wiru’ means good food’ in Pit­jan­t­jat­jara, the lan­guage most com­mon­ly spo­ken by peo­ple on the APY Lands. The links between the pro­vi­sion of ade­quate sup­plies of food, and the health of Indige­nous peo­ples in remote com­mu­ni­ties in Aus­tralia have been well documented.

Our mis­sion is to improve the health and well-being of Indige­nous com­mu­ni­ties by ensur­ing con­tin­u­ous access to nutri­tious and afford­able food and essen­tial items.

We serve our com­mu­ni­ties by:

  • Oper­at­ing healthy and sus­tain­able remote com­mu­ni­ty stores.
  • Pro­vid­ing healthy & afford­able food through a low or no markup pol­i­cy on fresh fruit, veg­eta­bles, meat, and baby formulas.
  • Sourc­ing expe­ri­enced, hon­est and reli­able peo­ple to man­age remote com­mu­ni­ty stores.
  • Imple­ment­ing nutri­tion, health & well-being poli­cies and strate­gies which pro­mote the ben­e­fits of healthy liv­ing and encour­age health­i­er choices.

    Our Val­ues

    Hon­esty • Reli­a­bil­i­ty • Fair­ness • Com­mu­ni­ty • Respect