The Amunda years…part two of Paul AhChee’s amazing journey.


Warning… this story contains images of deceased Aboriginal people.

Amunda are a rock band which formed in Mpartnwe /Alice Springs in 1985.

“I’d like to think that if we had stayed together for another 18months-things would have really been good for us.” Paul AhChee.

  • Paul Ah Chee – vocals/guitar
  • Rachel Perkins– vocals
  • Stanley Satour – vocals/bass guitar
  • Gerry Laughton – vocals/lead guitar
  • Nick Guggisberg – vocals/drums
  • Daniel Plain – drums/vocals
  • Studio albums
  • ·  Better Late Than Never (1989) – Amunda
  • ·  Civilised World (1992) – CAAMA/Larrikin
  • ·  Pedlar Ave (1995) EP

The band’s name is based on Mpartnwe,the Arrernte word for meeting place, which is associated with the spring at Heavitree Gap in the MacDonnell Ranges at Alice Springs.

Band members L-R Paul AhChee,Gerry Laughton,Daniel Plain,Nick Guggisberg and Stanley Satour.

Listen here to part two :