To listen to Shaun Braybrook shine a light on the work of Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place, go to the Greens List website .
In 2019, Shaun Braybrook was awarded the Australian Corrections Medal (ACM) at a ceremony at Government House. A proud Aboriginal man, he has been dedicated to supporting and rehabilitating indigenous prisoners and offenders since he started working as an Aboriginal Liaison Officer at Port Phillip Prison in 2001.
Shaun Braybrook ACM is currently the General Manager of the Wulgunggo Ngalu Learning Place, a culturally appropriate residential diversion program for Aboriginal men on Community Correction Orders.
Wulganggo Ngalu Learning Place is a joint initiative of the Victorian Government and the Aboriginal community. Opened in September 2008 at the former Won Wron Prison site in Gippsland, Wulganggo Ngalu is a culturally appropriate 'learning place' for Aboriginal men undertaking Community Correction Orders (CCOs).
A live-in program, which can accommodate up to 18 men at any one time, it is an initiative of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement and part of the Victorian Government's response to the findings of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody (1991) .
The program was awarded a prestigious International Corrections and Prisons Association (ICPA) award in October 2010.