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

  • Corinne Berry

    Jawun Regional Director, West Kimberley

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    Prior to being appointed Regional Director of West Kimberley, Corinne was Regional Manager of the Central Coast region in NSW. Corinne is a Central Coast local who loves the sandstone, the angophora trees and the living culture of Darkinjung country. She is excited to move to West Kimberly and call this region her new home.

    Corinne is trained as an artist and an educator, and has spent most of her working life in arts and education, community empowerment and capability building. Through working alongside mainstream educational systems, Corinne developed a respect for flexible and expanded modes of learning.

    Corinne has worked in the for purpose, public and private sectors and is passionate about skills transfer, creative capital and personal agency. Before joining Jawun, Corinne managed a Visual Arts Outreach program across five remote communities in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory.

    To contact Corinne, please email: cberry@jawun.org.au

  • Glenn Weston

    Jawun General Manager, Remote Regions

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    In 2015, Glenn was appointed as the Regional Director for Jawun’s Cape York operations supporting the Indigenous communities of Cape York.  In June 2017, he was appointed to the Acting role of Jawun’s General Manager, Remote Regions.

    Prior to joining Jawun, Glenn had a career working with some of Australia’s largest corporates. He has vast experience in management, including running his own businesses for five years, in excess of 11 years banking with Westpac and NAB and running Telstra stores across 3 states. Glenn joined Jawun 6 years after having done a secondment in 2009 working alongside the Archer Point Trust in Cooktown.

    Glenn is an avid learner holding a number of qualifications including a Bachelor of Accounting and an Executive MBA from RMIT in Melbourne, which provided him the opportunity to study overseas in four countries.

    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.