A First Australians Procurement Accelerator Program launched

PwC’s Indigenous Consulting (PIC) has launched a unique opportunity for Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business owners to accelerate the growth of their businesses. The accelerator program, Meereeng 50, is a collaborative project led by Kinaway Chamber of Commerce Victoria Ltd (Kinaway), PIC and the University of Melbourne.  They are working together with some of Australia’s […]

PIC launches First Australians Procurement Accelerator Program

PwC’s Indigenous Consulting (PIC) today announced it is joining with some of Australia’s largest companies to deliver a unique opportunity for Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business owners to accelerate the growth of their businesses. The accelerator program, Meereeng 50, is a collaborative project led by Kinaway Chamber of Commerce Victoria Ltd (Kinaway), PIC […]

KEEPING KIDS SAFE ONLINE STARTS WITH HAVING A CHAT

For John Paul Janke, a Canberra father to four young boys, keeping up with what the kids do online is important. Aged between 14 and 6, the kids, like many these days, are leading busy lives both on and offline. Much of their time is spent playing online video games or watching videos online. “As […]

STARTING THE CHAT WITH TEENS, KEY TO ONLINE SAFETY

For many parents, carers and educators, the challenge of keeping teenagers safe online is all too real. But mentoring programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are playing their part in helping to set role models for teenagers as they navigate life, including online. The Stars Foundation, founded by Andrea Goddard, provides a mentoring […]

STARTING THE CHAT, AN IMPORTANT PART OF GROWING UP SAFE ONLINE

For Cairns family the Cavanaghs, talking to their kids about how to stay safe online is essential. Parents Lyn and Chris are well aware of the potential dangers of their children accessing the internet and online content. They decided to start the chat about online safety with their children, Marnie (8) and CJ (4), to […]

YOUR HEALTH IS IN YOUR HANDS, SAYS THE TEAM AT AWABAKAL

For more than 40 years, Awabakal has been looking after the health of the Newcastle mob. The New South Wales mid north coast region is home to one of the largest populations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. The 715 health check is a preventative health assessment designed specifically to support the […]

PIKA WIYA (SICKNESS NO) SAY THE MUMS AND BUBS OF PORT AUGUSTA

300km north west of Adelaide, the Port Augusta community are passionate about helping their mumsand bubs stay healthy and strong. Pika (meaning ‘sickness’) and Wiya (meaning ‘no’) is derived from the Pitjantjatjara language, one of the many Aboriginal languages spoken in the local area. It’s a fitting name for the Aboriginal community controlled health organisation […]