Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Apr 30 2014
Wunan_Transitional_Housing_ProgramAfter taking out the Premier’s Award for Excellence in 2013, Wunan’s Transitional Housing program continues to go from strength to strength. In recent weeks, the program has undoubtedly experienced its most exciting time since inception. It is with a great deal of pride that we can announce our very first homeowner – Ms Evelyn Wilson.   Read More.
Dec 10 2013
DEC13-Traditional-HousingThe Transitional Housing Program in Kununurra has been awarded the 2013 WA Premier’s Award for Improving Aboriginal Outcomes. This housing program is a partnership between Wunan, Community Housing Limited and the WA Department of Housing and is based on the model developed by Wunan in 2010.   Read More.
Oct 28 2013
Josephine Hart - Hostel ManagerExtract from email to Wunan House confirming reservation:- “Your flexibility, support and patience regarding this young person is much appreciated. Your compassion and willingness to give this client a further opportunity at Wunan is a credit to you. I am heartened by your report of the positive experience you are having so far with the other young person we have placed at Wunan and hope that this placement is a success! Some of the young people involved with our service are definitely worthy of the opportunity to access the accommodation Wunan House offers to progress themselves in life”. October 2013     Read More.
Sep 30 2013
Wunan_Newsletter_Money_SmartCherie McAdam (Wunan’s Indigenous Money Mentor and author of The Moneybird series of books) (fare left) was awarded the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award at a ceremony in Sydney on Monday 2 September 2013. MoneySmart Week is designed to encourage Australians to take simple steps to make a positive difference to their money health. It is an independent not-for-profit initiative involving over 100 organisations from the private, public and community sectors.  The Judges had the following to say about Cherie:-   Read More.
Sep 30 2013
Wunan_Newsletter_EKAAAOn Saturday 21 September, over 300 nominees, sponsors and special guests attended the 2013 East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards.  Held under the stars at the Kununurra Country Club, this biennial event builds public awareness of the positive contributions made by Aboriginal people within the community and provides a platform upon which to recognise and celebrate the achievements of quiet achievers and leaders from across the region.   Read More.
Sep 30 2013
Wunan_Newsletter_Transitional_HousingThe Hon Gary Gray OA, MP Officially Opens Transitional Housing Program! During his visit to Kununurra on Wednesday 23 August, The Hon Gary Gray OA, MP took time out of his busy schedule to formerly open the Kununurra Transitional Housing project.   Read More.