In the 1980s a Bayungu language program was created and used in Carnarvon schools by Peter Austin. (Wangka Maya PALC 2008:15)
'Hazel Walgar (nee Cooyou), a Bayungu woman, currently works at Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre. Her goal is to create Bayungu resources for future generations.' (Wangka Maya PALC 2008:15)
'Bernie Ryder (teacher at Carnarvon Senior High) designed Aboriginal Studies course for year 9 students with Payungu language component.' (Wangka Maya PALC 2008:20)
Peter Austin, Terry Klokeid, Geoffrey O'Grady, Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre, Baiyungu Aboriginal Corporation, Hazel Walgar, Eleonora Deak.