West Kimberley

Working with the Community

 

A secondee’s story in the West Kimberley, 2015. Video by Qantas.

Jawun partners with several Indigenous organisations in the West Kimberley, including:

  • Kimberley Land Council
  • Aarnja
  • KRED Enterprises
  • Nyamba Buru Yawuru
  • Beagle Bay Community
  • Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation

Regional Contacts

  • Chris Davies

    Jawun Regional Director, West Kimberley

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    Chris Davies brings 12 years of experience in Indigenous affairs to the role of Jawun Regional Director, having worked in Aboriginal organisations and the Australian public service across locations such as Maningrida, Alice Springs and Kununurra.

    Prior to his current role as the Regional Director of the West Kimberley region, Chris had been based in East Kimberley working on a range of projects, such as the Ord Enhancement Scheme with the Kimberley Development Commission and an employment services initiative with the MG Corporation.

    Growing up in Maningrida, Arnhem Land, and spending 18 years living and working in the community there, Chris has strong insight into the complex challenges facing remote communities.

    To contact Chris, please email: cdavies@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 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

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.