Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Dec 6 2011
Five girls from the Joodoogeb-be-gerring Werlemen Program were lucky to be selected for involvement in a cross cultural exchange program run by Kimberley 2 Way Exchange. This is a new concept developed by the passionate and hard working Peter Barnett who has worked diligently to make this program a success. The program involved students forgoing their school holidays to host four students from the prestigious Peninsula School in Melbourne for ten days. The students from Melbourne then returned the favour and hosted the Werlemen students in Melbourne.   Read More
Topic: Education
Dec 6 2011
William Clarke College, Pacific Hills Christian School, Wunan, Halls Creek District High School and Dural Baptist Church have come together to help provide a culturally appropriate family style boarding accommodation option for Halls Creek young people. It may sound easy enough but for many Indigenous youth it is mostly scary and sometimes confronting delving into an entirely new environment and facing the pressures; that is why these parties have come together to support these courageous kids. Sydney’s a long way from home but when it comes to education no distance is too far for these Halls Creek youth; armed with a positive attitude, thirst for knowledge and pride in their steps these youngsters are ready to take on the challenge of learning away from home.   Read More
Topic: Education