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.
Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council has developed land assets, housing and employment programs, and successful corporate partnerships under the leadership of CEO Sean Gordon. Over 50 Jawun secondees have been placed at Darkinjung over the years. > Read case study
44 DWF participants have been seconded across Cape York, to five key Indigenous organisations spanning the communities of Wujal Wujal, Coen, Aurukun, Mossman, Hope Vale, Yarrabah and Cairns. > Read case study
Jawun has partnered with NAISDA since 2012. Jawun secondees have supported NAISDA’s growth and development by building capacity in marketing, finance, IT, business strategy and organisational policy. > Read case study
Dearna Stojansek was a senior executive at NAB with 17 years’ banking industry experience when she applied for a Jawun secondment. In her final week of her secondment Dearna saw that NAB Kununurra was advertising for a Branch Manager, and went in to discuss the role with the existing Manager. The day after her return to Sydney she […] > Read case study
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
Since 1978, the Kimberley Land Council (KLC) has been supporting Indigenous people in land rights, land management, and the creation of sustainable businesses on country. Secondees have supported different aspects of the organisation and its programs. > Read case study
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