Sally Scales is a Pitjantjatjara woman from Pipalyatjara in the far west of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in remote South Australia.
She was elected as Chairperson of the APY Executive Board Council in 2019 and was the second woman to hold the position.
Sally has worked with the APY Art Centre Collective since 2013 in cultural liaison, elder support and spokesperson roles.Sally is part of the youth leadership team for the Uluru Statement reform, having been involved in the Referendum Council's Constitution regional dialogues in Ross River, Adelaide and the national convention in Uluru in 2017. Since then Sally has been involved with the Uluru Dialogue leadership.
Sally is an independent elected board member of the Australian Childrens Television Foundation and a board member on the Alinytjara Wilurara Landscape Board.
On top of all of these commitments, Sally is foster mum to now 6 years old Walter.