Wayne is committed to being a part of a proactive team that provides support and programs developed by and for Aboriginal people to assist in improving the health, wealth, and well-being of the Aboriginal Community.

Wayne has been working in the Aboriginal Sector for the last 25 years or so, and is an area that he is passionate about, and feels that his experience from working in these fields can value add to the great work currently undertaken by Yorgum.

Wayne is a Nyoongar man from the Great Southern area and grew up in Katanning. His Dad was a white Australian farmer who met his Mum when she was living on the Carollup Native Reserve. His maternal Grandfather was from Goren country near Bremer Bay and Grandmother was from Wudjarri country. He has lived all of his adult life in Perth, with his wife, children and now grandchildren.