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Small Business Support: First Nations Business Support

YPRL Staff

20 June, 2022

In this month’s Small Business Support post, we’re highlighting how you can support First Nations businesses through your business practice, along with the resources available for First Nations and Torres Strait Islander communities looking to start their own business.

IndigenousX

IndigenousX is a media, consultancy and training organisation that is 100% Indigenous-owned and operated. Since 2012, they have collaborated with a range of Indigenous professionals through their national network on projects ranging from digital media, training and workshops, Kooriculum, content creation, and promotional talks.

Trading Blak

An online space for education, information and support for Indigenous-owned and run businesses, Trading Blak showcases a range of Indigenous brands and provides support to the wider business community looking to partner with Indigenous businesses.

Supply Nation

Supply Nation’s vision is to increase supplier diversity within the Australian economy by connecting corporate, government and not-for-profit organisations across Australia to over 3,700 verified Indigenous businesses.

Indigenous Business Australia

Indigenous Business Australia is an organisation that assists and aims to enhance the economic development of Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia. Their services include support towards owning your own home, starting or growing a business, and help with investing in the future.

Business Victoria: Aboriginal Business Support

Each state around Australia offers specialised information for Indigenous business support and development. Within Victoria, you'll find success stories from local businesses, information about business grants and loans for Indigenous businesses, and a Victorian business directory that helps promote the range of Indigenous businesses and services within Victoria.

The Creative Co-Operative: Anyone Can

The Anyone Can project is hosting a series of 8 workshops to help close the gap within the Start-up economy through education and support to help Bla(c)K Women and Women of Colour become more represented within the industry. This is Australia’s first community start-up program that is 100% developed by and for Bla(c)k Women and Women of Colour.

For more tips, tools, and upcoming events for your business, visit our Small Business Support page.

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