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

  • Michele Pucci

    Jawun Regional Director, East Kimberley

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    Michele has extensive experience in program development, management, strategy planning as well as a real commitment to creating positive change within communities. She has worked with two of the lead organisations in the East Kimberley, Wunan and Gelganyem, and now proudly takes on the role as Regional Director with Jawun to continue her focus on creating positive social and economic change in the region through partnerships and collaboration.

    Michele has held a range of strategic positions in the Kimberley such as Chair of Regional Development Australia – Kimberley, 7 years as a Shire Councillor including 3 years as Shire President for the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, Board member for the Kimberley Development Commission, Kimberley Training Institute and was previously the vice chair of the East Kimberley Chamber of Commerce.

    To contact Michele, please email: mpucci@jawun.org.au

  • Glenn Weston

    Jawun General Manager, Remote Regions

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    In 2015, Glenn was appointed as the Regional Director for Jawun’s Cape York operations supporting the Indigenous communities of Cape York.  In June 2017 he was appointed to the role of Jawun’s General Manager, Regions, supporting the local leadership in East and West Kimberley, North East Arnhem Land, Cape York and more recently Goulburn Murray.

    Prior to joining Jawun, Glenn had a distinguished career working with some of Australia’s largest corporates. He has vast experience in management, including running his own businesses for five years, in excess of 11 years banking with Westpac and NAB and running Telstra stores across 3 states. Glenn joined Jawun 6 years after having done a secondment in 2009 working alongside the Archer Point Trust in Cooktown.

    Glenn is an avid learner holding a number of qualifications including a Bachelor of Accounting and an Executive MBA from RMIT in Melbourne, which provided him the opportunity to study overseas in four countries.

    To contact Glenn, please email: gweston@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.