Case Studies

The following case studies illustrate how our corporate and government secondees have achieved real results and earned the respect and trust of local Indigenous people.

Rarrtjiwuy Melanie Herdman—a rising Yolŋu voice

This case study shares Yolŋu woman Rarrtjiwuy Melanie Herdman’s leadership journey from the Jawun Emerging Leader’s program in 2015 to becoming the acting CEO of Miwatji Health and elected the first young female chairperson on the Dhimurru board. Read more about her work in Arnhem Land. > Read case study

Indigenous-led enterprise in West Kimberley

Since 1978, the Kimberley Land Council (KLC) has been supporting Indigenous people in land rights, land management, and the creation of sustainable businesses on country. Secondees have supported different aspects of the organisation and its programs. > Read case study