Black Coffee – Canberra

Black Coffee is a monthly networking event held throughout Australia on the last Thursday of each month, for Indigenous business owners and professionals. Join the Black Coffee family in October for Indigenous Business Month.  Join us for the whole morning, or just pop in and say hello.

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018
Time: 7.30am – 9.00am
Booking: Via the Black Coffee Facebook Page
Venue: Bookplate, National Library of Australia, Parkes, Place, Parkes, Canberra, ACT 2600
Cost: Free

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Invest Dubbo

Dubbo Regional Council is proud to partner with NSW Department of Industry to present John Kundereri Moriarty AM – finding your passion and creating a successful business. John is the talented individual responsible for the sensational indigenous designs painted over two entire Qantas jumbos: the Wunala and Nalanji Dreaming’s. His entrepreneurial journey of co-founding Australia’s leading Australian Indigenous design and strategy consultancy firm, Balarinji. John will also be joined by a panel of inspirational aboriginal business people. Deb Barwick (CEO NSWICC), Herb Smith (Founder, Dreamtime Tuka) and Luke Penrith (AEDO) will be on hand to share their journey and how people just starting in business can be their most successful.

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018
Time: 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Booking: via Online Registration
Venue: Hermitage Hill, 135 Maxwell Street, Wellington NSW
Cost: Free

Event contact: Shannon Starr, shannon.starr@dubbo.nsw.gov.au, NSW Department of Industry and Dubbo Regional Council

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Allens Accelerate Social Innovation Startup Bootcamp

Are you engaged in Indigenous entrepreneurship or social innovation? Join us at our Allens Accelerate Social Innovation Startup Bootcamp to gain legal and practical guidance on how to build investment readiness and develop a market strategy for success. Gain exposure to impact investors and other key stakeholders in this space, and have the opportunity to pitch to our expert panel, consisting of representatives from Atlassian, Humanitix and First Australians Capital. Places are limited, so if you would like to attend, please register your interest and we will be in touch with further details.

Date: Thursday 25th October 2018
Time: 1.00pm – 6.30pm
Booking: via Online Registration
Venue: Allens, Level 28, Deutsche Bank Place, Cnr Hunter and Phillips Streets, Sydney
Cost: Free

Event contact: Ying Chin, allensaccelerate@allens.com.au

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UTS-Pitching Session

UTS Business School is proud to be hosting this event that showcases the brightest entrepreneurial ideas and talent coming from our unique Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA) program for Indigenous professionals.

Date: Friday 26th October 2018
Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Booking: via Eventbrite
Venue: UTS, Business School.
Cost: Free

Event contact: Justin Hodges, justin.hodges@uts.edu.au

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Launch of Kinaway

Join us to commemorate the launch of Kinaway Chamber of Commerce Victoria Ltd.Kinaway is an Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce based in Melbourne through which Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander businesses and entrepreneurs have a collective voice both within the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander business community and the general business community. Kinaway seeks to grow the capacity of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business sector, entrepreneurs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business leadership thereby having a positive and direct influence in increasing the economic participation by the Aboriginal community in its contribution to the Victorian economy. The primary focus of the Company is the provision of policy, advocacy and representation services to Aboriginal businesses and entrepreneurs. In addition, the Company will provide services, support and/or products to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses and entrepreneurs to be commercially sustainable, profitable and innovative

Date: Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Booking: via Eventbrite
Venue: KPMG, 727 Collins Street, Docklands
Cost: Free (Invitation only / RSVP essential)

Event contact: Paul Kruspe, admin@kinaway.com.au

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4th Annual Indigenous Business Month ‘Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women in Business’ – Sydney

The fourth annual Indigenous Business Month this year will celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in business, to coincide with the 2018 NAIDOC theme Because of Her, We Can. The Sydney event we will have a panel of deadly Aboriginal entrepreneurs to share their stories in business and how they maintain that all important balance of mind, body, spirit and family.

Date: Monday 22nd October 2018
Time: 8.45am – 1.30pm
Booking: via
Venue: National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) 166-180 George Street Redfern NSW 2016
Cost: Free (Invitation only / RSVP essential)

Event contact: Jonathan Jeffrey, jonathan@33creative.com.au

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2018 Indigenous Business Month Launch Luncheon

We are launching Indigenous Business Month 2018 at the home of the MURRA program. The official launch of Indigenous Business Month, the PwC/MURRA Boost Initiative and announcements from the University of Melbourne regarding their commitment to Indigenous business education. Guest Speaker MURRA Alumni and Fulbright Scholar Dean Jarrett.

Date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Time: 12.30pm – 2.00pm
Booking: via Email michelle.evans@unimelb.edu.au
Venue: Mill Theatre, Melbourne Business School 200 Leicester Street Carlton Vic 3006
Cost: Free (Invitation only / RSVP essential)

Event contact: Michelle Evans, michelle.evans@unimelb.edu.au

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Networking celebration

An event to showcase and promote Aboriginal Women in Business – aligned to the NAIDOC theme “Because of Her, We Can” and to promote PwC’s Murra Boost Sponsorship, which provides an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) business $30,000 pro bono support to build the capacity of their company.

Date: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Booking: Invitation Only
Venue: 70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Cost: Free

Event contact: Erin Woolford, erin.woolford@pwc.com

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Grant writing workshop

Learn about an overview of the grants landscape, practical grant writing tips, types of grant available plus more.

Date: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Time: 5.00pm – 7.30pm
Booking: via Eventbrite
Venue: Humanities Building, 56 South Street, Ipswich
Cost: Free

Event contact: Karri Surtees, karri.surtees@ipswich.qld.gov.au

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Business Development Workshop

Learn about introduction to business lifecycle, the process of developing a business plan, sales strategy plus more.

Date: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Time: 4.00pm – 8.30pm
Booking: via Eventbrite
Venue: Ipswich Civic Centre, Cnr Limestone & Nicholas Streets, Ipswich
Cost: Free

Event contact: Karri Surtees, karri.surtees@ipswich.qld.gov.au

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