Women and Children’s Advocate
I am a proud Waradjuri woman who has lived in the Illawarra for most of my life. I have experience working with women and women with children escaping Domestic Violence for the past 34 years. I have had an opportunity to work with many Aboriginal women and children, liaising and working alongside Aboriginal-specific organisations…
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
I’m a proud Gurindji man born and raised in Mt Druitt. I have lived and worked for the local Wollongong (Dharawal) Aboriginal community for 22 years. I have educated myself to provide my community with the appropriate cultural advocacy for local families, youth, and elders. To ensure I assist and support them through challenging and hard times and rise…
I am a proud Kamilaroi and Wiradjuri woman that’s lived in the Dharawal Nation for over 34 years. I have worked in the community sector for 28 years in various roles, including places such as Aboriginal youth centres, Aboriginal employment, lands councils and more. I have experience in our local community and the communities of of Nowra and Campbelltown…
My name is Kylie and I am a proud Waradjuri woman. I am the Administrative Officer/Receptionist at Gawura and I am very excited and appreciative to have this opportunity to work for and be involved with such an incredible organisation and community. I previously worked in the travel industry for many years where I had the opportunity to travel far and wide and to meet and learn about people from all walks of life. I have also worked in the legal and Insurance fields in administrative roles.
My name is Michelle and I was raised in the Illawarra where I have chosen to live and raise my family. I am the Finance Officer at Gawura, I am very excited and appreciative to be provided this opportunity to work for such a wonderful organisation and community and look forward to being able to use my skillset in this role. I previously worked in the Finance/ Banking sector and have donated many years to my local League community as their Treasurer/Bookkeeper.
Aboriginal Program Support Officer
I am a proud Aboriginal/Maori man. I have lived the majority of my life living in the Illawarra region. I have completed many courses relating to men’s choice and change as well as managing strong emotions. I have also completed courses relating to couples and mental health awareness. I am hoping to use my experiences to assist whoever I can. I’m always ready for non judgmental yarn.
Privileged and grateful to be part of and guided by the wisdom, values and culture embodied within the Gawura Aboriginal Corporation. For the past 15 years I have been working with families and communities throughout the Illawarra to build strong respectful relationships that provide a safe and nurturing environment for the next generations to thrive in. Part of my work is working with men to choose behaviours that better reflect their values of strong, loving and connected fathers, partners and community members.
Aboriginal Program Support Officer
My name is Troy Fittler, I’m a proud Dharawal man. I was born and have lived on country for 48yrs. I have a great connection with football on the south Coast and have worked on the Railway since I was 18yrs old. In my current position as APSO, I want to give back what my community and my elders have given to me.
I am a strong Wiradjuri woman born and raised here in Dharawal Country. I have lived and worked in this community my whole life and am committed to supporting and giving back. I began my work life as a contract manager and then progressed to program management. I have worked in many Aboriginal communities and Government services. I have years of…