Updates

National Apology Anniversary – The Story of Aunty Julie Black

February 13 each year marks the anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations, a speech delivered by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. This apology is for those who suffered trauma due to government policies of forced child removal. Child removals were an attempt to assimilate and colonise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; it forced a breakdown

Amid a growing trend for natural eco-friendly products, an Indigenous-led and owned business — Native Secrets, has made its mark.

Native Secrets Co-founders Bidjara man Phil Thompson and Wailwan woman Cherie Thompson harvest native ingredients to create skincare products on Wiradjuri country (outside Dubbo). By harvesting overgrown species, they are restoring the lands natural biodiversity. Increased biodiversity helps reinvigorate the ecosystem for native wildlife, such as the rare Pink-tailed worm lizard. It also encourages other native

Kaiyu Superfoods

Kaiyu Superfoods, owned by Pete and Cate Cahill, is an NT-based native food manufacturer and retailer with a mission to get native foods into the daily diet habits of Australians.  Pete and Cate come from diverse backgrounds, Pete is an Aircraft Engineer and Cate is a Teacher with a Master's in Counselling and a degree in Ecology and Conservation.

Webinar summary: Bold Action for Investing in Racial Equity

On the 27th October 2021, First Australians Capital hosted a panel discussion, moderated by FAC's Steve Stanton with guests Benson Saulo and Natalie Walker. The panel were given a simple task to provoke the audience with this question: What is required to advance Economic Justice for First Australians?

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.