Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Dec 14 2018
In November, SWTP Coordinator Karen Andrew attended the 2nd National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Conference and the 2nd World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conferences, held back to back in Perth.   Read More.
Dec 14 2018
Six KEEP students in Term 4 2018 graduated from Year 12. Four of the students were at Pacific Hills Christian College and resided at the Dural Boarding Home in Sydney. Two students graduated in Perth: one from Clontarf Aboriginal College (residing at the Mt Lawley Boarding Home) and one from Belmont City College (residing at the Kewdale Boarding Home).   Read More.
Topic: Education
Nov 17 2017
Graduating from Year 12, Pacific Hills Christian College, Dural on Thursday 23 September were Jamaine Johnson, Juwon Watson and Brandon Morrison.   Read More.
Topic: Education
Jun 23 2017
The Kimberley Educational Excellence Program (KEEP) has been extended to Perth. Officially launched on the 4 March, the event was marked with a traditional smoking ceremony conducted by Noongar elders, the traditional custodians of the Perth area.   Read More.
Topic: Education
Dec 12 2016
0013-wun_wunan_pathways_images_v1bDuring an inspiring ceremony attended by his proud family and Wunan staff recently, Justin Mosquito from Halls Creek became the first student from Wunan’s Kimberley Education Excellence Program (KEEP) to graduate Year 12. Not only did Justin reach the milestone of completing Year 12, he stole the show – also winning the Outstanding Trade Student (Automotive) and the Hibberd Award for the student who has shown the greatest resilience and spirit in the face of significant challenge. According to Wunan CEO Christian Zahra, when Justin entered KEEP in 2011 in Year 7, like many Indigenous students in the East Kimberley, he had extremely low levels of literacy and numeracy. “Justin’s reading was assessed at Year 1 level and he was unable to tell the time or comprehend basic mathematics,” Mr Zahra said. “Given how far behind he was when he began in the program, Justin’s successful completion of Year 12 […]   Read More.
Sep 28 2016
Backyard Blitz_500x213World renowned artist Julian Clavijo has brought a taste of the Kimberley to the backyard of Wunan’s Kimberley Education Excellence Program (KEEP) boy’s house in Melbourne.   Read More.
Topic: Education