Jawun Statement on Constitutional Recognition

This week the Referendum Council released their final report recommending the way forward on Indigenous constitutional recognition. Jawun believes in the empowerment of Indigenous people and supports the recommendations of the Referendum Council. Please read Jawun’s detailed statement linked. > Read article

Jawun’s Response to Constitutional Recognition

Jawun applauds the Indigenous people who participated in the extensive dialogues across the country to develop the way forward on Indigenous constitutional recognition. The rejection of the Referendum Council’s proposal by the government is a blow to substantive Indigenous recognition. We stand with our Indigenous partners as they chart a way forward for the rightful […] > Read article

Push To End Passive Indigenous Welfare Delivers Results

Cape York leader Noel Pearson’s drive to turn communities away from passive welfare reliance has showed results, with a major ­review coming down in favour of the ­system that underpins the ­“indigenous empowerment” policy shift being considered by the Turnbull government. The Jawun model, which pairs nine discrete regions — Cape York, East and West […] > Read article