Far West Coast
Working with the Community
Key partner organisations in the region include the following:
- Ceduna Aboriginal Corporation
- Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service
- Koonibba Aboriginal Corporation
- Scotdesco Aboriginal Corporation
- Yalata Aboriginal Corporation
- Oak Valley (Maralinga) Aboriginal Corporation
Communities supported include Ceduna, Koonibba, Oak Valley (Maralinga), Scotdesco, and Yalata.
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In 2015 Shane was appointed Regional Director for Jawun’s new operation supporting the Ngarrindjeri Nation in South Australia. In 2017 Shane oversaw the expansion to support the Far West Coast communities of South Australia. Prior to this, Shane spent six years as a senior adviser to the South Australian Government and played a key role in driving initiatives designed to empower Aboriginal people to shape their future by choice, not chance.
Shane has contributed to significant legislative reform which includes guiding the passage of the Bill which amended the South Australian Constitution to recognise Aboriginal custodianship of the land and waters of South Australia. He also supported the modernisation of the Aboriginal Lands Trust Act 2013 to give greater control and autonomy to Aboriginal peoples and he developed the first Aboriginal Business Procurement Policy for South Australia. In recent times, Shane championed the creation of an Aboriginal owned shared services team that has since processed over $10 million in transactions and provides a payroll function to over 100 Aboriginal employees.
Shane is a founding member of the Law Society SA Indigenous Law Student Mentoring Program and in 2018 joined the Orana Foundation’s Indigenous Advisory Circle.Shane holds a Bachelor of Laws from Adelaide University and has Torres Strait Islander, Singaporean and Kiwi ancestry.
To contact Shane, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org