Jawun

Western Desert Dialysis: saving lives, history, language, culture and the kangaroo tail BBQ

In mid-February of this year I had the privilege of a six week secondment to the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) region of Central Australia. Being a recent immigrant to Australia…

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On secondment in Nhulunbuy: why maths matters

I’ve been in Nhulunbuy (aka Gove) in north eastern Arnhem Land on secondment with Jawun. It has been an excellent experience for me so far – full of new people, cultures,…

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A passion for Reconciliation

Jawun’ means ‘friend’ or ‘family’ in the Kuku Yalanji language of Mossman Gorge, Queensland. I have just come back from a six week secondment to Kununurra in the East Kimberley…

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