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Social impact festival hits WA

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

International social impact experts have converged at the UWA Business School for the WA Social Impact Festival 2015.

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UWA CSI and Mustard Seed bring impact investing to Australia

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Perth’s social entrepreneurs will pitch their proposals for equity investment at a world-leading impact investing event hosted by The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Social Impact (UWA CSI).

Debbie Barwick

Call for government funded Indigenous business bodies

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Indigenous leaders speaking at a high level conference earlier this week called for the federal government to direct funding towards peak Indigenous business bodies.

Ben Wyatt MLA

Remove Aboriginal reliance on government: Wyatt

Thursday, 11 December 2014

Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt has argued that Indigenous communities must reduce their reliance on government.

IBECC 2014

Rednecks alive and well, conference told

Thursday, 4 December 2014

While rednecks are alive and well in some towns, companies are increasingly aware of cultural competence and human rights, Indigenous and business leaders have told a conference at The University of Western Australia.

Toni Ah-Sam and panellists

Next generation is our responsibility: Indigenous leaders

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Indigenous businesses need to start looking towards the next generation, a conference at The University of Western Australia Business School has been told.

Pat Dudgeon

Suicide prevention critical issue for Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Indigenous academic Professor Patricia Dudgeon has told an Indigenous business conference that governments, universities and communities must work together to address high Indigenous suicide rates.

Joe Ross

Rethink economic modelling to grow Indigenous communities

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Muway Constructions Director Joe Ross has told an Indigenous business conference that economic structures set up to support Indigenous businesses need to be remodelled.

Warren Mundine

Indigenous poverty can only be solved through commerce: Mundine

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Chairman of the Australian Indigenous Advisory Council, Warren Mundine, has told an Indigenous business conference that education, employment and economic development will be crucial to lifting Indigenous people out of poverty.

Leah Armstrong, outgoing CEO of Reconciliation Australia

Business from the heart

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Outgoing Reconciliation Australia CEO Leah Armstrong has told an Indigenous business conference that business can provide a pathway to reconciliation.