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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Jul 26 2012
Waringarri Radio (George J Hanna) along with Wunan will sponsor the Career/Multimedia competition for a further $500 on top of the $500 already being sponsored by Wunan’s Workforce Development Centre, making the prize money now $1,000. Waringarri Radio will also advertising the competition as part of their community announcements at no cost. Anyone under the age of 18 can participate in this competition whether as an individual or as a group.  The focus needs to be on a job, career, industry or work and entries need to be submitted by Friday 14 September 2012 to Workforce Development Centre at the CNR of Konkerrberry Drive and Messmate Way. Gook luck and get your entries in.       Read More.
Jul 24 2012
Wunan’s JSA is staking its claim of being among the strongest performers of Job Futures remote providers. With a snapshot look by Job Futures across 15 sites  (or grouped sites) within 5 remote contracts, Wunan’s annual placement rate per annum was 44% of its average caseload – the second highest in the comparison group. Wunan recorded the highest rate of conversion to a 13 week employment outcome from those placements, at 40%. This exercise was completed as part of forecasting for the upcoming Remote Jobs and Communities Program.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Jul 20 2012
The Wunan team marched for NAIDOC and had a stall at the White Gum Park Community Day where we shared beads and made different jewellery with the kids. Wunan also had much involvement at the NAIDOC Ball & Inaugural NAIDOC Cup match between Waringarri Crows and Kununurra Demons. Celeste from the Wunan team worked on the NAIDOC Ball Committee and helped pull together a fun filled night of entertainment, culture and celebration at the Ord River Sports Club. In particular Wunan designed and produced the posters and tickets for the event. The NAIDOC Cup was much anticipated in the community and many were looking forward to the event, in particular the sport stars of the night, players from Crows and Demons. Pre-game entertainment was wonderful, with surprise musicians Stephen Pigram and Mark Atkins entertaining guests with laid back earthy tunes that set the tone for a beautifully cultural yet, modern […]   Read More.
Jul 6 2012
Every July, Indigenous and Non-Indigenous residents of Kununurra come together to march through the streets celebrating NAIDOC Week.  The march is followed by celebrations in White Gum Park and a week of events. This year Wunan’s Werlemen Girls made their own banner and proudly walked at the front of the march leading the way for other Indigenous organisations and supporters.   Read More.