Imanpa is 200km south west of Alice Springs and located a few kilometres off the Lasseters Highway. The most easterly community in the Iyarrka Ward of the MacDonnell Regional Council, Imanpa’s population of 185 residents are mostly Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara speakers.

Services provided in Imanpa by the MacDonnell Regional Council include roads, cemetery maintenance, rubbish collection and tip maintenance, internal roads maintenance, parks and open spaces and sporting grounds.

On behalf of the Commonwealth Government, MacDonnell Council provides funded services, including home care and night patrol services. Council is also contracted by Power Water Corporation to maintain the power, water and sewerage facilities, Australia Post to provide postal delivery services and by Centrelink to provide its services through an agency in its Council office.