Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
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
Jun 27 2012
Dave Henderson & Merrilyn Spencer called in today to tell us how lucky we are to have Eric Bedford on board out at the Bungles.  We already knew that but a little boasting never goes astray.  This is what they had to say:   Read More
Topic: Employment
Jun 27 2012
Wunan would like to cogratulate Norma Willaway (2011 winner of the East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Aboriginal Educaiton) who has gone on to win the Barry Hayward Award for WA Outstanding Aboriginal Teacher .   Read More
Jun 26 2012
In 2011 Wunan, along with a range of partners, rolled out the Parent and Community Engagement (PaCE) Program.  The goal of PaCE is to work directly with families and community to increase school attendance, improve student outcomes and ensure stronger parental involvement in their child’s education.  To achieve this PaCE is designed and delivered in a way that increases knowledge of the educational process.    Read More
Topic: Education
Jun 22 2012
Wunan Foundation Kununurra   WA  6743  22nd May 2012-05-22 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN   Hello my name is Gene Greddon I am employed and a apprentice with KGT as a Diesel Mechanical Fitter Argyle Diamond Mines Western Australia. I would like to express my appreciation to Wunan and staff for the opportunity to having a stable, safe, affordable and family environment “home”.  I have resided at Wunan House since December 2011.  My previous living standard was up and down and I did not really have a place of independence as i was living with family or friends, in which at times it was overcrowded and financially supporting others so as I could have bed to sleep in to have some peace of mine for a short while whilst on my Rostered Days off. Wunan House has given me the opportunity the ability and the responsibility to be independent, to remain […]   Read More
Jun 21 2012
Out of a pool of 1100 applicants who applied for funding from Charitable Trusts managed by Perpetual, only 166 were successful. Assessed against the parameters of strategy, outcomes, capability and leadership,  Wunan is the recipient of $80,000 to fund the Dural Excellence Program for the next 2 years.    Read More
Topic: Education