North East Arnhem Land

Working with the Community

Jawun partners with several local organisations to bring about positive change for the Indigenous communities of North East Arnhem Land, including:

  • Gumatj Corporation
  • Marngarr Resource Centre
  • Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation
  • Buku Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre
  • Lirrwi Yolngu Tourism Aboriginal Corporation
  • Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation
  • Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation
  • Miwatj Employment & Participation

Regional Contacts

  • 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 Acting role of Jawun’s General Manager, Remote Regions.

    Prior to joining Jawun, Glenn had a 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

  • Sarah Roediger

    Jawun Regional Manager, North East Arnhem Land

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    Sarah  joined Jawun in 2016. She has a passion for connecting people with the communities and has spent the last two years leading change within non-profit organisations; enabling and empowering grassroots communities to improve their own lives. Before moving to Arnhem Land, Sarah worked in communications with International Needs Australia, an organisation pursuing innovative solutions to tackle global poverty. Sarah has been living and working in Nhulunbuy for the last 12 months and has enjoyed the opportunity to work alongside the local Yolngu community.

    To contact Sarah, please email: sroediger@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.