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Wunan’s Indigenous Money Mentor – Moneysmart Weeks Outsanding Individual Achievement Award Winner

Cherie McAdam (Wunan’s Indigenous Money Mentor and author of The Moneybird series of books) (fare left) was awarded the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award at a ceremony in Sydney on Monday 2 September 2013. MoneySmart Week is designed to encourage Australians…

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Good News Story – Wunan’s Parent Room is meeting Educational Strategy Goals

School attendance in Kununurra is described as poor; Many Aboriginal children, who make up 50% of student population, are attending school less than 60% of the time – well below State average. Commencing in January 2013 the Wunan operated Parent…


East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards – 2013 Winners

On Saturday 21 September, over 300 nominees, sponsors and special guests attended the 2013 East Kimberley Aboriginal Achievement Awards.  Held under the stars at the Kununurra Country Club, this biennial event builds public awareness of the positive contributions made by…

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Spotlight on Wunan Staff – Natasha Short

“I seek to support Aboriginal people through the change process, and achieve better outcomes for children and families”.  Natasha joined Wunan as a Programs & Partnerships Manager on Monday 26 August 2013; Halls Creek Children & Family Centre, Burraluba Hostel…


Opening of Transitional Housing in Kununurra

The Hon Gary Gray OA, MP Officially Opens Transitional Housing Program! During his visit to Kununurra on Wednesday 23 August, The Hon Gary Gray OA, MP took time out of his busy schedule to formerly open the Kununurra Transitional Housing…

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Spotlight on Wunan Staff – Bev Russ

Bev Russ joined Wunan on July 29th 2013. In her role as Parental Advocate she is striving  to build and strengthen  the capacity Aboriginal parents to engage confidently in  the education of their children leading to  improved attendance, social, emotional…