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 […]

$50m sweetener for Indigenous investments

November 29, 2017

Commonwealth agency Indigenous Business Australia is launching a $50 million initiative to encourage impact investment in ventures that support Indigenous economic development. Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion said the market for impact investment […]

Kanparrka Store put under ORIC administration

December 21, 2016

The Registrar of Indigenous Corporations, Anthony Beven, has today placed the Kanparrka Store Aboriginal Corporation under special administration. Established in 2011, the corporation owns and operates the Kanparrka Store in the community of Haasts Bluff, […]

KPMG swoops on Arrilla in ground-breaking deal

December 1, 2016

Accounting giant KPMG Australia has acquired specialist Indigenous consultancy, Arrilla, for an undisclosed price. It has also taken a 49 percent stake in Arrilla’s digital Indigenous cultural competency training venture, and committed to reinvesting some […]

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