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April 17, 2020
Innovation is key to survival.
With many businesses around the country facing unprecedented challenges in the current market, being innovative is key to survival. Sydney based Indigenous business, Yamari Ochre signs are doing just that. …
April 9, 2020
Indigenous businesses adapting to COVID -19
For many small businesses around the country, the global Covid-19 pandemic has hit hard. This also rings true for many Indigenous businesses that rely on face-to-face contact to run cultural …
March 20, 2020
Temporary arrangements for grants
Grant recipients The Government has introduced temporary arrangements for grants administered under the Indigenous Advancements Strategy to ensure funded organisations are supported and remain viable during the management of COVID-19. …
January 9, 2020
Thousands of NSW residents impacted by the State’s devastating bushfires will be offered free legal help with the launch of the Disaster Response Legal Service NSW. Attorney General Mark Speakman …
January 17, 2022
Media Release: ‘Yarpa Activate’ to boost Indigenous Businesses in NSW fire affected regions
Yarpa Indigenous Business & Employment Hub and The University of Wollongong’s business incubator, iAccelerate, have come together in partnership to strengthen and grow the Indigenous business start-up sector in NSW fire …
January 12, 2022
‘NU Projects’ laying a foundation for Indigenous women in construction
Breaking down barriers and building up women in construction. This is what Budawang woman, Casey Sayers has set out to do in her company, ‘NU Projects.’ Growing up around the …
November 12, 2021
Indigenous Business Month Wrap-Up
Indigenous Business Month was an exciting time for Yarpa, with many events and workshops aimed at connecting, up skilling and showcasing our businesses. One of the highlights for the month was the annual Meet the …
November 12, 2021
Yarpa Announces New Director
Yarpa is excited to announce the appointment of our new Director, Westley Trist. Wes has been working at Yarpa for more than a year as the Industry and Relationships Manager …
November 5, 2021
Indigenous business, Tocomwall, introduces new Covid-19 testing product to assist communities
If it’s one thing Indigenous Business owner, Scott Franks is passionate about, it’s ‘Caring for Country and Community.’ As the owner of Indigenous business, Tocomwall, Franks has had a long …
September 21, 2021
Spotlight on Marrawuy Journeys
For Ngiyampaa woman, Sarah Richards, art has always been a healer. A way to destress and connect to culture. Sarah said, “I’ve always enjoyed painting ever since I was a …
February 19, 2021
Generate Interiors Designs New Space for Indigenous Preschool
Generate Interiors Designs New Space for Indigenous Preschool
June 29, 2020
Spotlight: Coolamon Ventures
Wonnorua man, Danny Franks has turned his passion into his new business, Coolamon Ventures. We got the chance to have a yarn with him and find out what inspires him and …
June 12, 2020
Spotlight on Yalagan Group
Indigenous owned, personnel supply and recruitment company, Yalagan Group is on a mission to provide long-term employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers. We caught up with …
May 29, 2020
Djiriba Waagura Keeping Culture Alive
On the south coast of NSW, a new venture is bringing culture to life. Djiriba Waagura, meaning ‘Two Crows’ in the Dhurga Language of the Yuin nation, was founded by …
May 14, 2020
Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council helping stop the spread of Covid-19
A new initiative by the Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council (WLALC), in Port Stephens NSW, is helping stop the spread of Covid-19 one face mask at a time. While WLALC’s …
May 12, 2020
Dalmarri Introduces Cultural Art Kits
Sydney based Aboriginal culture and art business, Dalmarri, are keeping cultural art accessible by providing customised art kits to their clients. Dalmarri owners, Trevor Eastwood and Jason Douglas, are on a …