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

Deadly Ed

Deadly Ed is an Indigenous Education provider offering a range of school-based, corporate, government and community organisations with the opportunity to enhance their cultural awareness, increase cultural visibility, and offer unique ways for their staff, educators and/or students to get hands on with Indigenous culture.  Founders, Josh Brown (Worimi) and Kane Wright (Darug) say that it’s vitally important

Position Paper: Brave action for a more just, impact-led economy

There are more opportunities than ever for further growth in the Indigenous business sector. Empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to build and grow sustainable enterprises will not only help boost economic and financial independence, but also create jobs, support families, and sustain culture.

Help build the First Nations economy

Strengthened by the investments of three major Australian impact investors, First Australians Capital invites other impact-focussed investors to support our work and the development of our Impact Enterprise Fund, helping to cultivate an inclusive economic system for the entire nation.