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.

IAG Impact Framework – proving a win-win partnership

IAG became a partner of Jawun in 2014, and has since seconded 40 employees to Indigenous organisations across four regions. From the start, the organisation saw the potential value of the partnership as a ‘win win’ > Read case study

Social Return on Investment – how a shared idea became a movement

Through its place-based capacity building model, Jawun strives to promote cross-regional collaboration by sharing approaches its partners are using to drive effective Indigenous-led change. This case study looks at cross-regional collaboration around Social Return on Investment (SROI) > Read case study

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Chris Ingrey at Qantas

“The ICL program gave me the skills to enhance my effectiveness to access and influence government… and allowed me to develop my personal skills around effective communication, negotiation, managing people and leadership.” Background Chris Ingrey is of Dharawal and Dhungutti descent, and one of three participants in Jawun’s 2017 Indigenous Corporate Leadership (ICL) program, a […] > Read case study

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Nolan Hunter at Westpac Group

“My interests are in tackling the barriers to economic development for my people” Objective Nolan Hunter is a proud Bardi man from the saltwater country on the Dampier Peninsula in the West Kimberley region. Leaving behind his role as CEO at the Kimberley Land Council (KLC), Nolan was one of three selected to participate in […] > Read case study

Indigenous Corporate Leadership Program – Tonii Skeen at Commonwealth Bank

“I took this time for myself, for Yawuru, for the community. It has confirmed my worth, what I want to do, and how I want to do it” Objective Tonii Wajaay Skeen is a young Indigenous woman descended from the Yawuru Jabbir Jabbir, Bardi, Bunuba, Nyikina and Jaru peoples of the Kimberley region. Tonii was […] > Read case study

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