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.

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

Engagement Rather Than Enforcement

With community safety a priority in the remote communities of the APY Lands, a number of Jawun secondees were deployed to the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC), to establish Community Patrols with local Anangu workers.   > Read case study

Improving Safety and Skills

Jawun secondments provide technical skills to Kimberley Ranger Network employees, as well as contributing to their professional development – resulting in rangers establishing strong career pathways, increasing their self-esteem and becoming role models of cultural pride and work ethic to young people. > Read case study