Central Coast

Working with the Community

Jawun partners with several local organisations on the Central Coast to bring about positive change for Indigenous communities, including:

  • Darkinjung Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC)
  • Bungree Aboriginal Association Inc.
  • Mingaletta Aboriginal Corporation
  • The Glen Central Coast Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centre
  • NAISDA Dance College
  • Bara Barang
  • Yerin Aboriginal Health Services Inc.

Regional Contacts

  • Nick Eakin

    Jawun General Manager, Regions

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    In July 2015, Nick was appointed General Manager, Regions, overseeing Jawun’s operations in Inner Sydney, the NSW Central Coast, Goulburn Murray and NPY Lands.

    Prior to this, Nick was Regional Director for the NSW Central Coast. He has also worked as Regional Director for Goulburn Murray.

    Before he joined Jawun, Nick spent six years living and working in remote Indigenous communities in both Australia and Canada. He worked as the sports and recreation officer with the Alpurrurulam Community Government Council in the Northern Territory, and later moved to Canada, where he held senior management positions with Indigenous healthcare organisations, designing innovative programs focused on building the self-esteem of Indigenous people.

    Nick holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Melbourne, a Diploma of Landscape Design, and an MBA from the University of South Australia.

    To contact Nick, please email: neakin@jawun.org.au

  • Corinne Berry

    Jawun Regional Manager, Central Coast

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    Corinne Berry joined Jawun in April 2016 as Regional Manager on the NSW Central Coast. Corinne is a Central Coast local who loves the sandstone, the angophora trees and the living culture of Darkinjung country.

    Corinne is trained as an artist and a teacher, and has spent most of her working life in arts and education, community empowerment and capability building. Through working alongside mainstream educational systems, Corinne developed a respect for flexible and expanded modes of learning.

    Corinne has worked in the for purpose, public and private sectors and is passionate about skills transfer, creative capital and personal agency. Before joining Jawun, Corinne managed a Visual Arts Outreach program across five remote communities in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory.

    To contact Corinne, please email: cberry@jawun.org.au

Case Studies

Case studies show how Jawun secondees have achieved real results. If you are interested to learn more about Jawun's work in this region, click on the case studies below.