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Membership

Our members get access to our full range of free services, including priority invitations to training, development and networking events, resources, and dedicated staff to provide tailored support and advice.

First Nations Business

Open to First Nation businesses that are up and running, visible in the market and ready for buyers. They must be at least 50% owned, controlled and managed by First Nations people. Our First Nations Business members get access to our full range of business support services across all stages of their business lifecycle.

  • Access to one-on-one business coaching and mentoring
  • Priority invitation to training and development workshops and networking events
  • Participation in our annual Meet the Buyer event
  • Participation in Yarpa Grow – our business accelerator program delivered in partnership with Western Sydney University 
  • Full use of our collaborative, co-working office space in Liverpool
  • Promotional spotlight of their business via social media and newsletter  
  • Business directory listing
  • Facilitated connections to industry, corporate and government members who have a commitment to increasing First Nations engagement within their supply chain

Individual Business

Open to First Nations people who are in the very early stages of business or who aspire to start their own business. Our Individual Business Members get access to a range of support services tailored to support the establishment, sustainability and success of their business.

  • Access to one-on-one business coaching and mentoring 
  • Priority invitation to training and development workshops and networking events
  • Use of our collaborative, co-working office space in Liverpool
  • Referral to our network of specialised business support services

General Membership

Open to Corporate, Industry, Government and NGOs who have a genuine commitment to supporting the socio-economic prosperity of First Nations people and communities. Our General Members get access to a range of support services that help them to achieve their targets and create impact. ​

  • Access to a dedicated Industry Relationship Manager
  • Priority invitation to participate in professional training and development to build organisational cultural competency
  • Promotion of procurement and employment opportunities throughout our network and community
  • Access to our collaborative office space in Liverpool to host industry briefings and connect with our First Nation business and employment members
  • Invitation to exclusive networking events
    Participation in our annual Meet the Buyer event

Individual Employment

Open to First Nations People who are looking for connections and advice with a commitment to their own employment success. Our Individual Employment Members get access to a range of services that support them to achieve their career aspirations.

  • Access to a dedicated Employment Relationship Specialist
  • Priority invitation to participate in professional training and development workshops
  • Invitation to participate in recruitment drives and employment expos
  • Notification of employment opportunities available through our General Members
  • Use of collaborative office space in Liverpool
  • Referral to other Employment Service Providers who are committed to achieving sustainable employment outcomes for First Nations People

Employment Service Providers

Open to Employment Service Providers who are committed to providing culturally appropriate support to First Nations job seekers and prioritise building the cultural competency of their staff. Our Employment Service Provider members get access to a range of services that support them to achieve sustainable employment outcomes for their First Nations Job Seekers.

  • Access to a dedicated Employment Relationship Specialist
  • Priority invitation to participate in professional training and development to build organisational cultural competency
  • Facilitated connections to community through our extensive networks
  • Notification of employment opportunities available through our General Members
  • Use of collaborative office space in Liverpool to connect with community and our First Nation Employment Members

Pictured: Jasmine Newman, Killara Services

First nations Business Membership

Open to First Nation businesses that are up and running, visible in the market and ready for buyers. They must be at least 50% owned, controlled and managed by First Nations people. Our First Nations Business members get access to our full range of business support services across all stages of their business lifecycle.

Pictured: Caspa Tyson, Two Cockatoos Cultural Consulting

Individual MEMBERSHIP - BUSINESS

Open to First Nations people who are in the very early stages of business or who aspire to start their own business. Our Individual Business Members get access to a range of support services tailored to support the establishment, sustainability and success of their business.

  • Access to one-on-one business coaching and mentoring 
  • Priority invitation to training and development workshops and networking events
  • Use of our collaborative, co-working office space in Liverpool
  • Referral to our network of specialised business support services

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP - INDUSTRY & STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

Open to Corporate, Industry, Government and NGOs who have a genuine commitment to supporting the socio-economic prosperity of First Nations people and communities. Our General Members get access to a range of support services that help them to achieve their targets and create impact.

  • Access to a dedicated Industry Relationship Manager
  • Priority invitation to participate in professional training and development to build organisational cultural competency
  • Promotion of procurement and employment opportunities throughout our network and community
  • Access to our collaborative office space in Liverpool to host industry briefings and connect with our First Nation business and employment members
  • Invitation to exclusive networking events
  • Participation in our annual Meet the Buyer event

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INDIVIDUAL Membership - EMPLOYMENT

Open to First Nations People who are looking for connections and advice with a commitment to their own employment success. Our Individual Employment Members get access to a range of services that support them to achieve their career aspirations.

  • Access to a dedicated Employment Relationship Specialist
  • Priority invitation to participate in professional training and development workshops
  • Invitation to participate in recruitment drives and employment expos 
  • Notification of employment opportunities available through our General Members
  • Use of collaborative office space in Liverpool
  • Referral to other Employment Service Providers who have are committed to achieving sustainable employment outcomes for First Nations People

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Employment Service Provider Membership

Open to Employment Service Providers who are committed to providing culturally appropriate support to First Nations job seekers and prioritise building the cultural competency of their staff. Our Employment Service Provider members get access to a range of services that support them to achieve sustainable employment outcomes for their First Nations Job Seekers.

  • Access to a dedicated Employment Relationship Specialist
  • Priority invitation to participate in professional training and development to build organisational cultural competency
  • Facilitated connections to community through our extensive networks
  • Notification of employment opportunities available through our General Members
  • Use of collaborative office space in Liverpool to connect with community and our First Nation Employment Members

Pictured: Jasmine Newman, Killara Services

Open to Indigenous businesses that are up and running. They must be at least 50% owned, controlled and managed by Indigenous people. Benefits include:

  • One-on-one business coaching
  • Training and development workshops
  • Industry networking events
  • Listing on our Yarpa Business Directory
  • Referral to other business support services
  • Indigenous business to business networking
  • Promotional support

Pictured: Caspa Tyson, Two Cockatoos Cultural Consulting

Open to Indigenous people who are seeking to expand their employment and career opportunities. Benefits include:

  • Access to the Yarpa Jobs Board
  • Opportunities to participate in market leader employment programs
  • Referral to other employment support services

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Open to all market leaders, industry, corporate, government, non-government organisations and other individuals. Benefits include:

  • Support to breakdown barriers in engaging Indigenous businesses
  • Access to our Yarpa business Directory
  • Networking opportunities
  • Facilitated connections to Indigenous businesses
  • Promote procurement & job opportunities
  • Support to achieve your Indigenous engagement targets
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Open to Indigenous people who may have a business idea, are thinking of starting their own business or are at the very early stages of business. Benefits include:

  • One-on-one business coaching
  • Training and development workshops
  • Referral to other business support services
  • Indigenous business to business networking

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Only open to all employment service providers who support Indigenous job seekers. Benefits include:

  • Access to the Yarpa jobs board
  • Participation in cultural competency training & development
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