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Client Feature: Jarni Creative

It was a photo of her late grandfather that inspired emerging artist Jarni McGuire to pick up a pen and start sketching. Now years later, and with the help of the Wirra Hub, Jarni is turning that passion for art into a growing graphic design business – Jarni Creative. Through support provided by the Wirra Hub and Business Coach Christine …

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Wirra Hub Visits Albany!

We had a great turn out for our first Albany regional pop-up last month at the Albany Business Centre where two of our Wirra Hub Business Coaches met with Aboriginal and Torres-Strait Islander businesses and service providers. Attendees heard from our Business Coaches about Wirra Hub’s services and were also on hand to provide expert advice and one-on-one coaching to …

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Wirra Hub Visits Carnarvon

As part of the Wirra Hub’s commitment to providing support to Aboriginal businesses located in regional Western Australia, the Hub has continued to host Pop Up Regional Hubs in 2021.  It was a great turn out as the Wirra Hub returned to Carnarvon to host the second Regional Pop Up Hub in the region at the Gwoonwardu Mia Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre.   Attendees heard from our Business Coaches …

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Celebrating one year of the Wirra Hub

On Tuesday 9th March we were joined by clients, service providers and special guests including The Hon. Steve Irons, Federal Minister for Swan; Mr Chris Bothams on behalf of The Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP, Minister for Indigenous Australians; and Wirrpanda Foundation Board members to celebrate our first year of operation. Through the services offered here at the Hub including …

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Corporate Opportunity: NRW Street Banner Project

Reconciliation Week is celebrated annually from 27 May to 3 June and recognises the importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and achievements. For the past decade, the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries has coordinated the Street Banner Project, displaying banners sponsored by organisations in prominent locations across Western Australia. With the support of a growing …

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Wirra Hub Hosts Black Coffee

We hosted another successful Black Coffee event this week at the Wirra Hub, with an amazing turnout of Aboriginal businesses and service providers. Having genuine conversations to build strong relationships is so important for the future growth of Indigenous business and events like Black Coffee help facilitate this growth. Started in 2014 by Leesa Watego (then of the South East …

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AICD Indigenous Scholarships

The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) has announced two new scholarships for Indigenous business leaders and business leaders in regional, rural and remote areas.

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Indigenous Tourism Fund Announcement

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tourism business owners will be able to apply for grants and access mentoring to help start up, diversify or grow their business, through the Indigenous Tourism Fund.

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Full House at the Hub!

It was a busy day at the Wirra Hub on Tuesday when we held two events open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses.

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Black Coffee at the Wirra Hub!

This week the Wirra Hub hosted its first Black Coffee event of 2021! Black Coffee is a nation-wide monthly event held for the Indigenous business sector. The event is free to attend and open to all corporate, government profit and not-for-profit employees.