Goulburn Murray

Working with the Community

Key partner organisations in Goulburn Murray include the following: 

  • Algabonyah Community Cabinet 
  • ASHE 
  • Ganbina 
  • Kaiela Arts 
  • Kaiela Institute 
  • Njernda Aboriginal Corporation  
  • Rumbalara Aboriginal Co-operative 
  • Rumbalara Football & Netball Club 

Communities supported include Echuca and Shepparton. 

Regional Contacts

  • Wayne Dagger

    Jawun Regional Director, Goulburn Murray

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    Wayne Dagger joined Jawun as Regional Director in May 2013.

    Wayne was born and raised in the Goulburn Murray region. He began his working career in the retail sector at Kmart Australia, where he remained for over 24 years. He has 15 years’ experience in various managerial roles with Kmart, which has allowed him to consolidate strong leadership and relationship-building skills.

    In more recent times, Wayne has participated in the Jawun employment pilot program in Shepparton and was a participant of the inaugural Emerging Leaders program in 2011, where he developed a strong interest in working with Indigenous communities.

    Wayne is married with four children; having lived in the Goulburn Murray area most of his life, he has been able to gain a great understanding of the region and its needs.

    To contact Wayne, please email: wdagger@jawun.org.au

  • Glenn Weston

    Jawun General Manager, Regions

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    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 store teams across 3 states. Glenn joined Jawun 6 years after having completed a secondment in 2009 working alongside the Archer Point Trust in Cooktown.

    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, Central Coast NSW and Central Australia.

    Glenn is an avid learner holding a number of qualifications including a Bachelor of Accounting and an Executive MBA, 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.