Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
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
Wunan’s Transitional Housing team spent three days in the town signing up the participants and  beginning to build relationships with them as part of Wunan’s provision of wrap-around support services. According to the team, there was a real buzz of excitement in Halls Creek on the day tenants moved in, with one moved to say “I am blessed” as she entered her new home. Transitional Housing Support Officer, Tracy Richards, said “It was brilliant to be there working with these fantastic people. I felt so proud to be a little part of their journey towards financial independence and home ownership.” The construction of the first fifteen Transitional Houses in Halls Creek was made possible through a partnership between the Kimberley Development Commission (KDC), the Halls Creek Housing group and the Department of Housing (DoH). The KDC facilitated the project and Royalties for Regions funding, DoH provided the land and constructed the housing, and […]   Read More
Oct 1 2015
Debbie Cain with DiplomasWith the support of Wunan Foundation, several members of staff began Double Diploma studies at Kimberley Training Institute a couple of years ago. Debbie Cain, Wunan’s Manager Housing Services, was recently the first of the group to graduate with Double Diplomas in Business and Management. This is a great achievement and a tribute to Debbie’s dedication and commitment to her studies, despite working full-time in a demanding role at Wunan Foundation. Congratulations Debbie!   Read More