Case Studies

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.

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Andrea Mason at Westpac Group

“I think it would have taken me two years to learn what I took on board this year. I’ll go back to Western Australia with this inside knowledge of business banking. This is valuable as Indigenous Australia shifts from non-profit to for-profit work.” Background Andrea Mason is a Karoni and Ngaanyatjarra woman and CEO of […] > Read case study

Enabling Indigenous-led reform

Inner Sydney Empowered Communities presented to government a development agenda ‘Pathway to Empowerment’, enabling Indigenous-led reform  through joint decision making in Inner Sydney. > Read case study

Accelerating Indigenous-led enterprise

This case study gives an insight into the Ngopamuldi Aboriginal Corporation creating economically viable opportunities for Ngarrindjeri people to work on country and care for the landscape. > Read case study

Shared value for Jawun partners

Wunan and BCG have built a strong partnership, focused around the Wunan-led reform initative with a vision for social change. Read more about the partnership. > Read case study

Strengthening Indigenous organisations

Regional Anangu  Services Aboriginal Corporation is committed to providing local services, opportunities and sustainability in the region. Read more about Jawun’s partnership with RASAC. > Read case study

Rarrtjiwuy Melanie Herdman—a rising Yolŋu voice

This case study shares Yolŋu woman Rarrtjiwuy Melanie Herdman’s leadership journey from the Jawun Emerging Leader’s program in 2015 to becoming the acting CEO of Miwatji Health and elected the first young female chairperson on the Dhimurru board. Read more about her work in Arnhem Land. > Read case study

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Andrea Mason at the Westpac Group

The final case study of our 2017 Indigenous Corporate Leadership program participants about Andrea Mason who was seconded to the Westpac Group from the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Lands. Read more about her extensive development as National Manager of Customer Advocacy at St George Bank. > Read case study

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Brad Cooke at CBA

This is the second of our case studies on the 2017 Indigenous Corporate Leadership program participants. Brad Cooke is from Sydney’s La Perouse region and was seconded to CBA. Read more about his experience in the Emerging Technologies team. > Read case study

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Chris Ingrey at Qantas

Chris Ingrey from Sydney’s La Perouse region reflects on his ‘reverse secondment’ as part of Jawun’s Indigenous Corporate Leadership program to Qantas’ Industry and International Affairs team. Read more about his transformative journey. > Read case study