FAC joins Australian and Canadian Indigenous organisations in an international agreement

Embodying the spirit of Empowerment and Determination The Indigenous peoples in Australia and Canada share a similar history marked by the dispossession of their lands and waters, the denial of their rights, systematic exclusion from the economy and from opportunities for wealth creation. This exclusion and marginalisation of Indigenous peoples from economic opportunities is an ongoing

Kolang, Kowa – First Australians Capital Impact Report

Welcome to First Australians Capital's inaugural Impact Flagship Report. FAC is pleased to announce the release of our 3-year Impact Report. This report sets out the early work First Australians Capital has accomplished to grow an Indigenous-led Impact Investment Fund for and by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.   First Australians Capital recognises a significant opportunity to

Pioneering Indigenous Empowerment Through Skilled Labour  

Giidjaa is an Indigenous-owned and operated labour-hire company committed to building long-lasting change by providing access to ongoing support and opportunities for Indigenous tradespeople.   Back in March this year, FAC provided Giidjaa with capital to support the next stage of the business's growth.   "Working in partnership with FAC has been an absolute game-changer for us. The working

First Australians Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Hylton Mathews to the FAC Board

FAC is pleased to announce the appointment of Hylton Mathews to the First Australians Capital Board.    Hylton is an experienced Chartered Accountant with a career spanning over three decades. Hylton’s professional journey began in South Africa, where he obtained his Chartered Accountant qualification in 1991. Hylton worked at Deloitte and PwC, gaining valuable experience in auditing,

Speaking in Colour

“With the mission to make a difference in the delivery of Aboriginal education, we provide training that is fun, affordable and in the spirit of reconciliation.”  Speaking in Colour, is on a mission to change the dialogue around Aboriginal education. They are a collective of educators, located in the Newcastle and Hunter region who specialise in

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.

Steve Stanton – Powering the Indigenous Economy

First Australians Capital (FAC) has seen a variety of wonderful thought-provoking leaders enter the Indigenous economy, and Gomeroi man Steve Stanton is another worth keeping an eye on.   From a small-town boy who had never seen the Harbour Bridge to a Senior Executive with over 15 years of experience across a wide range of industries including health services, financial services, technology, agribusiness, social impact investment, housing, and