Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Dec 14 2018
Six KEEP students in Term 4 2018 graduated from Year 12. Four of the students were at Pacific Hills Christian College and resided at the Dural Boarding Home in Sydney. Two students graduated in Perth: one from Clontarf Aboriginal College (residing at the Mt Lawley Boarding Home) and one from Belmont City College (residing at the Kewdale Boarding Home).   Read More
Topic: Education
Dec 14 2018
Broome JSC and RTO Progressive Training – SEE Program (Skills for Education and Employment) worked together over a two-week period, hosting six workshops focussed on employability skills.   Read More
Topic: Employment
Dec 14 2018
Karl Chulung is a young Indigenous man local to the town of Kununurra. After recently returning and looking to make the town. His home base again, Karl approached the Wunan JSC, Kununurra in order to utilise their services in developing a resume and gaining employment.   Read More
Topic: Employment
Dec 14 2018
iBase has worked closely with North Regional TAFE (NR TAFE) to deliver a Cert III in Admin/Accounts recently.  The course is delivered face to face at the Kununurra campus and includes block delivery of MYOB training.  On completion of the Cert III students will have the opportunity to enrol in Cert IV Accounting and become Certified Bookkeepers.   Read More
Topic: Employment
Dec 14 2018
Wunan held their annual Wunan Day in September, the event is a day for as many of Wunan’s 145 strong team to come together and reflect on their organisational aims and objectives, work on building their team and recognising the contributions and achievements of some of their team members. Awards were given out to team members who were identified as displaying Wunan’s Values in undertaking their work.   This year’s nominees and recipients were: Hendrick Woodman:  Hendrick works in the Remote School Attendance Team in Halls Creek.  He understands the Urgency for Change and was quick to lend a hand to this initiative.  He has worked hard to get the new Youth Hub in Halls Creek up and running.  Activities are run three nights every week, sometimes attracting more than 100 young people.   Sadella Nocketta: Sadella has been an enthusiastic participant in Leadership development training.  She brings valuable lived experience, […]   Read More
Topic: Wunan
Dec 14 2018
There has recently a lot of talk and excitement around the development and implementation of a Youth Hub in Halls Creek that would work to actively engage youth of all ages and provide a safe and fun place for them to be.   Since the initial discussion in June, the space has been up and running on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays after school until around 9.00 pm.   The Hub is run predominantly by RSAS staff and supported by others from the school, Police, Youth Services and other stakeholders in Halls Creek.   The Youth Hub provides activities such as movies, games, basketball, table tennis, pool and a safe and fun place to have a yarn and connect with people from their community, plus enjoy some healthy tucker too.   To date, the Hub has had great support from the community, about 50 books aimed at 5 to 15-year olds, […]   Read More
Topic: Wunan