Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Dec 14 2015
Spotlight_Nathalie_Ishiguchi_ImageA Career Advisor with Wunan’s Workforce Development Centre in Broome, Nathalie was born in Derby, WA, and moved to Broome as a young girl. She is a Karajarri woman and her mother’s people are from Bidyadanga Community.   Read More
Topic: Wunan
Dec 14 2015
Closing_the_Gap_ImageTen more Indigenous students from the East Kimberley will be given the opportunity to attend high-quality private schools next year, when Wunan’s highly successful Indigenous scholarship program is expanded to Melbourne.   Read More
Topic: Education
Dec 14 2015
Spotlight_Anthony_Becker_ImageAnthony began as Manager, Education Programs, earlier this year. He came to Wunan with a wealth of experience after 25 years working in prisoner education in New South Wales.   Read More
Topic: Wunan
Dec 14 2015
Bushtucker_Butterflys_ImageWunan recently commissioned three talented Indigenous artists from Waringarri Arts in Kununurra to paint a stunning mural on the front door of Wunan House B&B.   Read More
Oct 5 2015
Family Centre - Children's HandsNingkuwum Ngamayuwu Children & Family Centre  continues to provide a fantastic range of services to families in Halls Creek, with the aim of improving the wellbeing, education and care of young children. Check out all the exciting things they’ve been doing over the past few months.   Read More
Oct 1 2015
Dr Stephanie TrustDr Stephanie Trust is pleased to be back in the East Kimberley working at Kununurra Medical, a not-for-profit private medical practice proudly owned by Wunan. “It’s great to be closer to my family here in the East Kimberley, but also to be part of Wunan and continuing my work towards addressing the broader social determinants of health, particularly in remote communities,” Dr Trust said. A Kidja Woman, Dr Trust was born and raised in the East Kimberley, went to school in Wyndham and Halls Creek, before heading to Perth for Years 11 and 12. She initially trained as an Enrolled Nurse before converting this to an Aboriginal Health Worker (AHW) qualification and working in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions for around 12 years. In 2000, Dr Trust travelled to Perth to fulfil her lifelong dream to become a doctor. Dr Trust is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of […]   Read More
Topic: Wunan