Leah Armstrong — Driving change

Navigating through systems can be a long journey but learning from the past is a way to unlock the future. First Australians Capital (FAC) Co-Chairperson and Managing Director, Leah Armstrong is a Torres Strait Islander woman with a passion to bring culture and capital together to stimulate economic growth in Indigenous businesses and communities creating greater opportunities for the next generations.

Bethany Dance – Profile

A self-professed ‘mother hen,’ Wiradjuri woman Bethany realised early in life that she thrives when she is developing relationships and impacting others.   In between Bethany’s studies (she is in her final semester of a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Journalism at Newcastle University) and her work at the local escape room, she is completing a marketing and communications internship at First Australians Capital.   “I am simply trying to

Indigenous first: Impact first.

First Australians Capital has recently appointed Indigenous Impact Pty Ltd as Impact Partner. Join Indigenous Impact Managing Director Craig North, as he talks through our plans to create an Indigenous Impact Framework, that not only makes impact visible, but that can be widely accepted by the market as a way of increasing future investment in the First Nations economy.

Solving the financial and economic exclusion of Indigenous Australians

Whilst we welcome the Minderoo Foundations’ recent commissioning of the “Backing Black Business” report highlighting the financial and economic exclusion of Indigenous Australians – what’s more important is the connection that we are already part of the solution. Read more from First Australians Capital CEO, Leah Armstrong, as she articulates how we are directly removing the barriers evidenced in the report and empowering Indigenous Australians in driving their own economic independence.

First Australians Capital and Amber Days: driving the triple bottom line

By providing access to capital and wrap-around support to Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs, First Australians Capital is driving a new economy that realises the full potential of our creative and cultural capital as a Nation. Read on to journey with ethical children's wear label Amber Days, who are now listed on leading Australian fashion retailer "The Iconic".

A lifetime building sustainable businesses drives Garry King

Garry King, First Australians Capital’s Business Relationship Manager and an Awabakal man who grew up on Gadigal land, is humble by nature but huge of heart. Enjoy reading Garry’s inspiring backstory which truly demonstrates how the world can be changed one conversation at a time.