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Marcia Langton

Tougher procurement policies needed to boost Indigenous business: Langton

Monday, 1 December 2014

Indigenous academic Marcia Langton has called on Australian governments to learn from Western Australian mining companies in implementing Indigenous procurement policies.

Mick Gooda

Mick Gooda calls for human rights approach to business

Monday, 1 December 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has argued a human rights-based approach to business is needed to address power imbalances between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

UWA School of Indigenous Studies

UWA Indigenous graduates beat record

Friday, 28 November 2014

The largest cohort of Indigenous students to date has graduated from The University of Western Australia's School of Indigenous Studies.

IBECC logo

Filming business leaders and executives all in a day's work for aspiring Indigenous storytellers

Friday, 28 November 2014

Indigenous high school students will have the chance to film celebrities, Indigenous leaders and corporate executives at the UWA Business School's Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference (IBECC).

Hippocratic Oath rural students

Rise in UWA rural and Indigenous medical graduates continues

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

For the third consecutive year more rural medical graduates than ever before took their professional oath at The University of Western Australia at the weekend as numbers continue to rise under UWA's successful Rural Student Recruitment Program.

Survey team members

Indigenous voices in the mining industry

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

What do Indigenous youths and adults aspire to when it comes to education, training and employment?

Kimberley Chung, Sarah Kingston, Professor Ian Puddey (Dean, Faculty of Medicine

First Broadway access students to take Hippocratic Oath

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The first three students to complete the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree through The University of Western Australia's Broadway access program committed to the Hippocratic Oath at the weekend (Saturday 22 November).

Oil industry - stock image

What happens when the big end of a mining town makes Indigenous business their 'core' business?

Monday, 24 November 2014

When an oil and gas company in West Perth starts renaming its boardrooms in honour of the Noongar people who first occupied the area, you realise something's shifted.

boab_trees by  Zest-pk via flickr.com

Small footprints make a big impression on Indigenous landscapes

Monday, 24 November 2014

Across Australia, ‘micro' businesses are being taken up by new Indigenous entrepreneurs in a big way.

Amanda Healy

Ticking the "Yes I'm Aboriginal" box

Friday, 21 November 2014

What happens when you work for 30 years with big, blue chip mining companies and then suddenly realise that you just think differently?