South West Australia

Working with the Community

Jawun has partnered with the South West Australia Land and Sea Council (SWALSC), who are the native title service provider to the Noongar people. As the South West Native Title Settlement progresses, Jawun will partner with emerging regional Noongar corporations to assist in progressing their strategic priorities and developing their regions.  

Regional Contacts

  • Shane Webster

    Jawun CEO

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    Shane has played a key role in driving initiatives designed to empower Indigenous Australia to shape their future by choice, not chance. This has included contributions to significant legislative and policy reforms such as the South Australian Constitutional amendment to recognise Aboriginal custodianship of lands and waters and the introduction of SA’s first Aboriginal Business Procurement policy.

    Shane was also a founding member of the Law Society SA, Indigenous Law Student Mentoring Program and in 2018 joined the Don Dunstan Foundation Committee of Management. In 2019 Shane became an Atlantic Senior Fellow for Social Equity and is helping to shape the Indigenous led response to the 4th industrial revolution and the new economy.

    Shane has Torres Strait Islander, Singaporean and Kiwi ancestry and in 2019 was appointed General Manager – Regions at Jawun.

    To contact Shane, please email:

  • Jaime Parriman

    Jawun Regional Director, South West Australia

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    Jaime’s Aboriginal heritage originates from the Yawuru and Jabirr Jabirr Language Groups in the Kimberley Region

    Jaime has come across from the Kimberley Land Council where she spent the past 7.5 years in the Native Title unit of the organisation, the past two years as the Manager of the Native Title Unit assuming responsible for the entire Kimberley Region. Prior to this position Jaime worked a s senior Community Corrections Officer with the Department of Corrective Services in Broome managing high risk sexual and dangerous offenders.  Whilst at the Kimberley Land Council Jaime worked extensively with Jawun secondees within the Land Council and other placements and successfully participated in the 2017 Jawun Emerging Leaders Program.

    Jaime’s working career has mainly been people focussed with a determination to improve the quality of life and standard of living for Aboriginal people.