Success Stories

Zac Cox

Zac is a Broome-born-and-raised teenager with a passion for motorbikes and mechanics, who has found success through Nirrumbuk and Broome Toyota.

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Shanaylah Edgar

Through networks at Nirrumbuk, Shanaylah secured an 18 month traineeship with Centacare in Broome, an organisation aimed towards providing emergency relief, mental health support and homeless outreach services to the community.

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Cristina and Diannah Leman

Sisters Cristina and Diannah Leman completed the 10-week Pinakarra program in 2017, leading them to upskill and find employment.

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Shurayne Bin Maarus

Shurayne was headhunted by Nirrumbuk to complete the traineeship with Kimberley Employment Services due to her active involvement in the community and networking abilities.

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Azmen Sebastian

As an apprentice at Broome Electrical, Azmen is learning to connect wires to circuits, inspect electrical systems, diagnose malfunctioning systems and assemble electronic wiring. 

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Jonathan Sesar

Through Nirrumbuk and Kimberley Employment Services, Jonathan has been able to undertake a traineeship with Sheffield Resources Limited, a mineral sands focused explorer and developer in WA.

Mark Taylor

Nirrumbuk is supporting Mark’s career aspiration of becoming a Control Room Officer in the Mining Industry by providing him with the necessary training required to fulfill the role, such as Certificate III in Civil Construction.

Keona Turner

Keona heard about Nirrumbuk through family members, and applied for the 12 month traineeship. In the short time she has been with the organisation, Keona has worked with experienced staff members to learn payroll, Excel skills, and administrative tasks.

Darrellene Xavier

Darrellene got in contact with Main Roads through her grandmothers affiliation with the organisation, who advised her of the traineeship with Nirrumbuk.  She enjoys the flexibility of her part time arrangement, which allows her to spend time with her children while working towards her personal goal of purchasing a home. 

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