West Kimberley

Working with the Community

 

A secondee’s story in the West Kimberley, 2015. Video by Qantas.

Jawun partners with several Indigenous organisations in the West Kimberley, including:

  • Kimberley Land Council
  • Aarnja
  • KRED Enterprises
  • Nyamba Buru Yawuru
  • Beagle Bay Community
  • Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation

Regional Contacts

  • Chris Davies

    Jawun Regional Director, West Kimberley

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    Chris Davies brings 12 years of experience in Indigenous affairs to the role of Jawun Regional Director, having worked in Aboriginal organisations and the Australian public service across locations such as Maningrida, Alice Springs and Kununurra.

    For the past two years, Chris has been based in East Kimberley working on a range of projects, such as the Ord Enhancement Scheme with the Kimberley Development Commission and an employment services initiative with the MG Corporation.

    Growing up in Maningrida, Arnhem Land, and spending 18 years living and working in the community there, Chris has strong insight into the complex challenges facing remote communities.

    To contact Chris, please email: cdavies@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.