Changed attitudes and behaviours
Individuals who have had a Jawun experience
undergo a change in their attitudes and
behaviours, and this influences their professional
and personal circles too. A ‘ripple effect’ is
created where more and more people’s
positive engagement with Indigenous
Australia builds improved relationships and
a stronger society.
RETURNED SECONDEES’ ENGAGEMENT WITH INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIA—KPMG EVALUATION RESULTS
increase in knowledge, understanding and awareness
of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culture and communities
led or become involved with other Indigenous development activities
within their workplace because of their Jawun experience
INDEPENDENT EVALUATION FOUND THE FOLLOWING OF RETURNED SECONDEES:
SOURCE: KPMG (2015),
IMPACT EVALUATION OF JAWUN
, EXECUTIVE SUMMARY, P. 11.
Jawun isn’t one-way traffic. It doesn’t just benefit
Indigenous Australia—it benefits corporate Australia too.
CEO OF WESTPAC, WHICH SINCE 2001 HAS SECONDED AROUND 800 SKILLED EMPLOYEES