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NEWS, VIC -

Gunnai-Kurnai Gunditjmara woman, Lidia Thorpe, has become the Greens’ first federal Aboriginal representative after being selected to take over former Greens leader Richard Di Natale’s seat over the weekend. After a two-week state-wide voting period which saw thousands of Victorian Greens cast their votes, Thorpe emerged victorious as the clear winner. Co-Convenors, Effy Elden and […]

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BUSINESS, VIC -

Indigenous-owned supply company, SupplyAus, has been working tirelessly to ensure the safety of mob on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. SupplyAus works to deliver high-quality industry-leading products and services with quality customer service. The team is working towards creating a new generation of Indigenous businesses. Mununjali and Palawa man, Shawn Andrews, is a […]

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APPOINTMENTS, VIC -

Michelle Gardner is the first Aboriginal woman to become a member of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, a role she has been working towards throughout her 30-year career. A proud Gunditjmara woman, Gardner wants to see more Aboriginal people appointed to senior positions in courts and tribunals. “It is important for young people to […]

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With borders opening and restrictions lifting, the travel industry is slowly kicking back in. Indigenous-owned and managed boutique travel company, InTravel Group, has moved through the pandemic and is pushing to continue creating space for First Nations success in the travel industry. InTravel Group CEO, Dwayne Good, is a proud Bundjalung man born and raised […]

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COVID-19 has seen nearly a quarter of Indigenous Victorian businesses cease operations in March, with even more set to shut their doors, according to a survey from Kinaway Chamber of Commerce. The peak body for Indigenous businesses in Victoria, Kinaway surveyed their members in early March to measure the early effects of the pandemic on […]

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