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.
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.
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.
Operating out of a state-of-the-art complex within the Burswood business precinct, the Wirra Hub has office and desk space plus training and meeting rooms available for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses.
With the support of the Australian Government, under the Indigenous Business Sector Strategy, the Wirrpanda Foundation opened the Wirra Hub in February of this year.
Meet Wirra Hub client, Gerry Matera part owner of Black Pig Deli. Black Pig Deli is a gourmet delicatessen, specialising in charcuterie, cheese, artisan and small batch producers and seasonal fresh produce.
If you have visited our Wirra Hub you may have seen Sharonah’s smiling face at reception, but her journey to employment actually started as a participant in one of our Wirrpanda Foundation employment programs!
Two research projects are seeking assistance from Indigenous Business Owners to provide valuable insights into Indigenous Business Ownership in Australia.
Support Indigenous businesses this Christmas by buying local from our Wirra Hub clients! From art pieces to food hampers to eco friendly household supplies, our clients have you covered for gifts this Christmas.
Wirra Hub client Delly Stokes is one half of the Yabu Band, an Indigenous Rock Roots Band he fronts with his brother. Since joining the Wirra Hub as a client, Delly has been assisted by business coach Raylene, admitting that with her help his eyes have been opened to a whole new world of business.