Infographic about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

  • August 10th, 2017

We’ve collated 9 facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. The majority of the stats are from the 2016 Australian Census. Sources Australian Census 2016 – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  

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What is a RAP?

  • August 3rd, 2017

A Reconciliation Action Plan, more commonly referred to as a ‘RAP’ is a business plan that states an organisation’s commitment to reconciliation in Australia. The aim of the RAP framework is to build relationships, trust and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples within the wider Australian community, and emphasising social change, diversity […]

LBF News republished: June 2013 – ABB Australia RAP

  • August 1st, 2017

This was originally published in LBF News in June 2013. ABB Australia has launched its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) to advance opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For the next three years, the RAP will work towards establishing effective training and employment programs to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to access and […]

LBF News republished: February 2012 – Lani’s story in Aboriginal Business Magazine

  • August 1st, 2017

This was originally published in LBF News in February 2012. Growing up in Mapoon there were two options for Lani. She could either follow the footsteps of many girls before her and get ‘married up’ with 5 children before she turned 25 or try something completely different and see the world. She chose the latter. What’s most […]

LBF News republished: April 2012 – Lani featured in the Australian

  • August 1st, 2017

This was originally published in LBF News in April 2012. The story from the Australian was written by Patricia Karvelas. JANICE Bryant Howroyd, the second- wealthiest African-American woman behind Oprah Winfrey, will today tell a conference of Aboriginal business leaders that Australia is giving impoverished black people better opportunities for economic success than anywhere in the […]

LBF News republished: May 2012

  • August 1st, 2017

This was originally published in LBF News in May 2012. This story is from Koori Mail and written by Kirsti Parker. Growth in Good Supply Latest figures show the council has generated $22.9 million in contracts and $13 million in transactions between its members and suppliers. The Australian Indigenous Minority Supplier Council (AIMSC) is growing faster […]

LBF News republished: September 2011 – Senator Arbib joined Indigenous business leaders in Sydney

  • August 1st, 2017

This was originally published in LBF News in September 2011.  Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development Mark Arbib today joined Indigenous business leaders in Sydney to discuss how to support and grow the Indigenous business sector. The newly formed Indigenous Business Advisory Policy Group will provide a direct, independent voice to Government on the provision of […]

LBF News republished: March 2011 – RAP moves Cultural awareness training

  • August 1st, 2017

This was originally published in LBF News in March 2011. In November 2010, in accordance with the ALRC Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), all staff attended a full day of cultural awareness training. Held at Tranby Aboriginal College in Glebe, the day was facilitated by cultural appreciation trainer Lani Blanco-Francis from the Arrilla Indigenous Consultants and […]