Cape York

Working with the Community

Jawun has worked in partnership with many of the Cape York Indigenous organisations for over 15 years. In particular, Jawun supports the goals of the Cape York Welfare Reform program by providing skilled secondees to help build the capacity of the local organisations driving this change.

Jawun’s key partners in the region include:

  • Cape York Partnership
    • Cape York Institute
    • Cape York Leaders Program
    • Cape York Employment
    • Opportunity Hubs
    • Cape York Enterprises
    • Djarragun College
    • Bama Services
  • Good to Great Schools Australia
    • Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy
  • Cape York Land Council

Regional Contacts

  • Nicola Armstrong

    Jawun Regional Manager, Cape York

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    Nicola is a HR and Administration professional, experienced in both the private and not-for-profit sector. She started her professional life in Hospitality as a cadet for the ACCOR chain before becoming involved in safety, quality, environment and eventually large project administration in the Civil and Commercial Construction Industries.

    For the past five years she has worked with Queensland’s largest Indigenous construction company, Bama Services, in the capacity of Administration Manager. During this time she worked closely with the leadership team developing and implementing an “ISO” standard Integrated Management System across their five principle business streams.

    To contact Nicola, please email: narmstrong@jawun.org.au

  • Glenn Weston

    Jawun General Manager, Remote Regions

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    Glenn Weston joined Jawun in 2015 following a well-regarded career working with Westpac.

    Glenn is an avid learner, having studied in four countries. He has extensive experience in management, including over 11 years with Westpac and NAB. He has also managed Telstra stores across three states and ran his own business for five years.

    Glenn is passionate about wildlife and enjoys exploring new landscapes, something which he is looking forward to doing more of in Far North Queensland. Glenn and his wife Angela have relocated from Melbourne to Cairns, which they will call home for the coming years.

    To contact Glenn, please email: gweston@jawun.org.au

Case Studies

Case studies show how Jawun secondees have achieved real results. If you are interested to learn more about Jawun's work in this region, click on the case studies below.