WA businesswomen turn hemp into hi-vis

October 17, 2018

A majority Indigenous-owned company is turning hemp into mining wear with a new line of high visibility clothing. The hemp-blend clothing is due out next month but has already been trialled at mine sites in […]

Plum potential: bush food boosts choccy, cosmetics and cereal

August 22, 2018

The Kakadu plum could be poised to become Australia’s first large scale Indigenous horticulture product. The Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCDNA) said Aboriginal corporations and communities will work with university researchers and […]

Indigenous sector growth a ‘game-changer’

April 18, 2018

Indigenous businesses were contributing up to $6.6 billion to the Australian economy, a new report by professional service firm PwC’s Indigenous Consulting said. The report said about 11,900 businesses across Australia were behind the movement […]

Watch this space: James carves out niche

April 4, 2018

Indigenous entrepreneur James Fewre has turned a lifelong passion for quality time pieces into a new business. The 30-year-old from Brisbane has launched his own watch brand, Fewre. Mr Fewre said the watch line had […]

Hands-on summer school is the business

February 7, 2018

Armed with a new set of business skills, 16-year-old Raymond Tilmouth is making plans for a scaled-up basketball tournament he started with friends in his hometown of Alice Springs two years ago. Tilmouth was one […]

Njamal people are on the road again

January 12, 2018

NPJV, a joint venture company co-owned by the Njamal people in Western Australia’s north, has begun work on the Pilgangoora Haul Road for Altura Mining’s hard-rock, open-pit lithium mine after winning another contract with the […]

Tunnel team digs deep under Sydney

December 19, 2017

It’s a job that only a few can do, which makes Walgett man Clive Cubby so sought after in Sydney. Mr Cubby’s latest project is working 70m underground in a critical wastewater tunnel that services […]

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