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Wunan’s Moneybird spreads her wings into the West

By now you have hopefully seen the article on Cherie (Indigenous Money Mentor) in the Kimberley Echo, however you may not have seen the article recently printed in The West, the local paper of our neighbours on 12 November 2012.…

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Corporate Australia – helping to Close the Gap

Warren Mundine is correct in saying that the business community has a positive role to play in addressing Indigenous disadvantage (“Indigenous need hard-headed approach”, The Australian Financial Review, 14 November 2012). Communities and government do not have all the answers,…

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Spotlight on Wunan Staff

Indigenous Money Mentor – Cherie McAdam Cherie McAdam is an Indigenous Money Mentor working with Wunan in Kununurra. The success Cherie is achieving is testament not only to her commitment to helping Aboriginal people but to the unique understanding she…


Spotlight on Wunan Staff

Drivers Licence Facilitator – Andris Strautins Meagan Brown (pictured above) is one of the young people Andris Strautins has helped get her Learners. Andris works with Wunan Employment Services as a Drivers Licence Facilitator – another unusual job description. Being…


Wunan’s new enterprise assisting other Aboriginal Organisations

Kimberley Business Support (KBS) is Wunan’s new enterprise through which we hope to assist other Aboriginal organisations develop. Many such organisations are small, and while delivering effective services, have limited internal capacity to handle administrative requirements such as accounting and…

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Connecting with Corporate Australia

Wunan receives significant support for its mission through Jawun Indigenous Corporate Partnerships, an organisation that connects the corporate sector with Indigenous communities. Jawun seeks to build the capacity of Aboriginal organisations that encourage self-responsibility and promote entrepreneurial activity. Support consists…