Paul Ah Chee Ngala


Paul is a Yankunytatjara, Wankangurru and Arrernte man man from Alice Springs who has been engaged with the tourism industry over the last 24 years.

A founding member of the NT Aboriginal Tourism Advisory Council, Paul’s contribution to the tourism sector was recognised with a NT Chief Minister’s Award for Excellence in 2009, and in recognition for his contribution to the Indigenous community received the Centenary Medal in 2003. Paul is on the Central Australia Economic Revitalisation Committee, the Arid Lands Environment Centre Board of Management and the Redtails AFL football team committee and has previously been a member of the Desert Knowledge Australia Board.

Paul’s goal is to assist by providing opportunities and pathways for individuals or groups to become economically self-sufficient and the ability to make choices about their future and day-to-day living.