“A New Dawn”

A celebration of Indigenous leaders and their aspirations, with practical change and empowerment happening on the ground across Jawun regions. > Read more

The Jawun Model

Indigenous Australians have the right to vote and access to universal healthcare, education and welfare. Yet average life expectancy for Indigenous Australians is well below non-Indigenous Australians, and in some Indigenous communities unemployment is as high as 80 per cent. As Jawun Patron Noel Pearson has stressed, the solution is not simply providing Indigenous people […] > Read more

The Jawun Story

Jawun increases the capacity of Indigenous leaders, organisations and communities to achieve their own development goals. This in turn leads to lasting, material and measurable improvements in the lives of Indigenous people in those communities. > Read more

Empowered Communities

This video explains the philosophy behind Empowered Communities, a group of Indigenous leaders from eight regions around Australia who are committed to a series of joint principles for Indigenous policy reform. > Read more

Noel Pearson, Garma Festival 2013

Noel Pearson talks about Empowered Communities, a coalition of Indigenous leaders from eight regions around Australia, before addressing attendees at the 2013 Garma Festival. > Read more

Ian Trust, East Kimberley

Ian Trust, Executive Chair of the not-for-profit organisation Wunan Foundation, explains the key issues facing his people, the Aboriginal people of the East Kimberley. > Read more