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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 …
September 17, 2021
Express Your Interest | Virtual Meet The Buyer
Are you an Indigenous business and interested in coming along to our annual Strategic Matching ‘Meet the Buyer’ event? Don’t miss out on this great opportunity and express your interest …
September 9, 2021
Horse riding Program opens doors for disengaged youth
For Indigenous business and Yarpa Member, Tamworth Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures, taking care of horses is not only a way of life, but can change the future of our young …
August 18, 2021
Gomeroi Woman Turns Traditional Bush Medicine into Beauty Products
Turning old knowledge into modern products is the essence of Indigenous business, Baagi Milaygiin. Proud Gomeroi woman, Deb Munson has combined her extensive background in the beauty industry with her knowledge …
July 14, 2021
Yarpa Celebrates NAIDOC Week with Online Panel Discussion
As National NAIDOC Week now comes to a close, we reflect on what an incredible week it has been for all. This year’s theme, ‘Heal Country’, sparked numerous conversations around the country. There …
June 3, 2021
Kmart Employment Pathway Program Success
After six week’s of training and work placement, ten Indigenous job seekers have graduated from the Kmart Employment Pathway program. The program was an initiative between Yarpa, Kmart, Target, Officeworks …
May 13, 2021
BESIX WATPAC Industry Briefing
Indigenous businesses were given the opportunity to pitch their business and learn about the Barangaroo Metro Station Project at an industry briefing for BESIX Watpac hosted at the Yarpa Hub. …
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 …