KPMG Impact Evaluation of Jawun

This 2022 impact evaluation by KPMG demonstrates the effectiveness of Jawun’s model in strengthening the capacity of Indigenous leaders, organisations, and communities to progress locally owned priorities, and in positively influencing the way government and corporate partners engage with Indigenous Australia. > View report

Building Regional Capacity Through Ongoing Organisational Support

Background Established in 2013 to deliver the Federal Government’s Community Development Program, East Kimberley Job Pathways (EKJP) is a not-for-profit community development organisation co-owned by 2 prominent East Kimberley Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, Wunan Foundation and Kununurra Region Economic Aboriginal Corporation (KREAC). It is one of several core employment providers in the region. EKJP’s essential […] > Read case study

Successive Secondments and the Value of Shared Learning

Background The Ngarrindjeri people own a deeply significant site at Pomberuk Le:wunanangk on the bank of the Murray River in Murray Bridge. The area has been identified as a suitable place to locate a new Health, Business and Cultural Centre. The vision for the centre is to be a place for sharing history and culture, […] > Read case study

Preventing the removal of Indigenous children in Inner Sydney

Background There is a significant gap in the rate of child removal between Indigenous and non-Indigenous families in Australia. Indigenous children represent 6% of the total number of Australian children but 37% of children that have been removed from their parents. The 2020 Family Matters Report projects that the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait […] > Read case study

Emerging Leaders 2021 – Collaborative leadership to drive change

Background Founded in 2011 in response to the challenge of maintaining the continuum of reform from one generation of leaders to the next, the Jawun Emerging Leaders program has seen 60 young leaders from 10 regions participate to date. The Emerging Leaders Program provides the next generation of Indigenous leaders with the opportunity to engage […] > Read case study

Understanding Anangu employment on APY Lands

Background Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) is a not-for-profit Aboriginal Corporation wholly owned and governed by the Anangu (Aboriginal people) of the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. RASAC has over 30 years’ experience delivering services in the APY region, which covers over 103,000 square kilometres in the northwest of South Australia. RASAC is the […] > Read case study

Value of relationships: Kaiela Arts meets Connection, Culture, and Commerce

Background Established in 2006, Kaiela Arts is an Aboriginal Art centre located in Shepparton, situated on the Traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta Nation of the Goulburn Murray (Kaiela Dungala) Region.  One of only two federal government-funded Aboriginal Art centres in Victoria, Kaiela Arts differentiates itself by promoting the traditional linear and X-ray art styles of the Southern Eastern Aboriginal people. The gallery provides an important space for local Aboriginal artists and the community to connect to culture through the arts, learning from the past and empowering […] > Read case study