West Kimberley

Working with the Community

 

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

Key partner organisations in the region include the following:

  • Aarnja
  • KLC – Kimberley Land Council
  • KRED Enterprises
  • Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre
  • Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation
  • Nyamba Buru Yawuru

Communities supported include Ardyaloon, Beagle Bay, Fitzroy Crossing, and Lombadina.

Regional Contacts

  • Shane Webster

    Jawun General Manager, Regions

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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: swebster@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.