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.

A secondee impact on Indigenous Trust and a bank branch

Dearna Stojansek was a senior executive at NAB with 17 years’ banking industry experience when she applied for a Jawun secondment. In her final week of her secondment Dearna saw that NAB Kununurra was advertising for a Branch Manager, and went in to discuss the role with the existing Manager. The day after her return to Sydney she […] > Read case study

Leading from behind

EC Backbone coordinators play a key and complex role. They coordinate, convene, and ‘lead from behind’ to enable reform. Two have been ex-Jawun secondees, each motivated by unique reasons. > Read case study

Milimili (Report): The first pillar of the EC Development Agenda

Bringing vital capacity, Jawun secondees have helped Aarnja kick-start an endeavour that promises to add significant value to the Kimberly region’s economic development. Milimili (Report) on Economic Development in West Kimberley Region: An Aboriginal Focus was submitted to Aarnja in November 2016, and it represents the first pillar of the EC Development Agenda. > Read case study

Speeches, secondees, and cross-sectoral commitment for reform

Since 2009, the annual Dungala Kaiela Oration has celebrated Indigenous cultural identity, created a shared vision for Goulburn Murray, and built bridges to promote social and economic development. The Oration’s ambitious and futuristic character is tribute to a region that, home of the Yorta Yorta people, has produced great leaders and vital development initiatives. > Read case study

Transparent Technologies

Good governance and practical processes as a direct result of transparent technologies that enables Bungree to continue delivering much needed service to the community. > Read case study

A Strong Partnership

A strong and continued relationship between QBE and Tribal Warrior in Inner Sydney, with long-term impact for both and for the wider community. > Read case study

Changing the Rules of Engagement

After routinely being overlooked in key SA Government procurement decisions, Ngarrindjeri Ruwe Contracting (NRC) formulated a brief for Jawun secondees to help resolve this. Now, for the first time in SA, tenderers are engaging directly with NRC and Ngarrindjeri businesses. > Read case study