Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Nov 11 2016
377a4883This week Coles Kununurra Store Manager Graham Bannister won the Wesfarmers Reconciliation Action Plan Champion Award for his work in supporting Aboriginal engagement and employment as part of Wunan’s Indigenous Employment Broker partnership with Wesfarmers. This is an important recognition of all of the hard work done by Coles Kununurra, Wesfarmers and Wunan Foundation since the partnership came together last year. It is also a great acknowledgement of the work of Wunan’s Indigenous Employment Coordinator, Zoe Dudley, in helping to drive the success of the program – the outcomes have been outstanding.   Read More
Topic: Employment
Sep 30 2016
Ian Trust_500x213-v2It was Wunan’s pleasure recently to host visits to the East Kimberley by former Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, and Minister for Human Services, Alan Tudge, with whom we’ve worked closely in implementing the Cashless Debit Card trial in Kununurra and Wyndham.    Read More
Topic: Wunan
Sep 29 2016
Nathan Leitch & family_500x213Nathan works as a Research and Evaluation Consultant with Wunan-owned research and evaluation company, Social Compass. He brings community understanding and advocacy to various projects undertaken by the firm.   Read More
Topic: Wunan
Sep 29 2016
Wunan Expo 2016-57_500x213A sea of orange Wunan balloons, Choose Your Future face tattoos and #WUNAN stickers were a feature of our inaugural Expo in July, as more than 350 local people and families flocked to the grounds of Wunan in Kununurra.   Read More
Topic: Wunan
Sep 28 2016
Jesse with bedrunner and cushion ORANGE_500x213Indigenous jobseekers from East Kimberley Job Pathways were recently commissioned by Wunan Foundation’s bed & breakfast facility, Wunan House B&B, to make some beautiful hand-printed bed linen.   Read More
Topic: Employment
Sep 28 2016
Pathway to Home Ownership_500x213Wunan’s Pathway to Home Ownership program has taken off, with five local Aboriginal families having purchased their own homes since it commenced. Several other families have had their loan applications approved and are now viewing properties for sale, while others are awaiting approval of their applications.   Read More