East Kimberley

Working with the Community

Key partner organisations in East Kimberley include the following:  

  • Binarri-binyja Yarrawoo Aboriginal Corporation 
  • Gelganyem Limited (Gelganyem Trust) 
  • Kununurra Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation 
  • MG Corp 
  • Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre 
  • Ngnowar Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation  
  • Waringarri Aboriginal Arts 
  • Wunan 

Communities supported include Kununurra and Wyndham. 


Regional Contacts

  • Sarah Roediger

    Jawun Regional Director, East Kimberley

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    Sarah has had a diverse career extending across multiple industries, including retail management, visual merchandising, local community and overseas aid and development. In 2015, Sarah relocated to North East Arnhem Land and later joined the Jawun Family in the position of Regional Manager. After taking a short break to complete her Degree in a Bachelor of Education, she continues to develop her skill set as she completes her Masters of Therapeutic Arts Practice. Sarah is absolutely thrilled to be return to the Jawun Family as the East Kimberley Regional Director.

    To contact Sarah, please email: sroediger@jawun.org.au

  • Tyronne Garstone

    Jawun General Manager, Regions

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    Tyronne Garstone commenced with Jawun as General Manager Regions on 26 October 2020.

    Tyronne brings a wealth of experience in the Indigenous sector and his knowledge of remote communities and their priorities is invaluable to Jawun.

    Born in Broome, Tyronne is a Bardi Man who has spent the majority of his working life within the Indigenous sector. Tyronne worked for several years as the Chief Executive Officer for Kullarri Regional Community Development Employment Project before taking up a role as the Community Engagement Officer for Pluton Resources.

    Most recently, Tyronne was the Deputy CEO at the Kimberley Land Council.  He has acquired strong local relationships throughout the Kimberley during his years residing and working in the region and has sat on numerous committees at all tiers of government.

    With a background in Indigenous training, employment solutions, social and economic development, Tyronne is keen on brokering opportunities that will deliver sustainable outcomes for the next generation.

    To contact Tyronne, please email: tgarstone@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.