The growing relevance of Indigenous Business Perspectives

Learn how your business can embrace the unique Indigenous perspectives that are enhancing Australia's economy today.

Over 60,000 years old, the Indigenous culture in Australia offers unique approaches and insights to trade, economy and the creation of sustainability.


Join us and hear from Indigenous business leaders and industry experts about how your business can become a more inclusive organisation.

In this 3-part series, the RMIT College of Business and Law is discussing the impact of Indigenous perspectives and share some top-tips on how Australian business owners can increase their performance by Including indigenous perspectives.We'd love to see you at (all three) webinar sessions!

 

Webinar 1

How to include Indigenous perspectives into your business

This panel discussion will provide you with insights from indigenous business leaders who will explain the value indigenous business perspectives add to business growth and how they can be utilised to create better outcomes.

Hosted by RMIT Reconciliation Advisor Gheran Steel, we are delighted to present the following panel members to you:

  • Matthew Everitt - CEO Dreamtime Art Creative Consultancy
  • Aimee McCartney - Entrepreneur and Indigenous Liaison Officer in the Royal Australian Air Force
  • Todd Fernando - Commissioner for LGBTIQ+ Communities at Victorian Government

A Q&A session will conclude the event and will give you a chance to directly engage with the panel members.

Date: Thursday, 04 November 2021
Time: 12.30 - 1.30pm

Webinar 2

How to enrich business practices through reconciliation

Collaborating with the RMIT Research Centre for Business and Human Rights (BHRIGHT), this webinar considers how business practices of reconciliation can enrich and add value to Australian businesses, and what steps business leaders can take to initiate and map out a reconciliation journey.

Hosted by Dr Shelley Marshall, this webinar will feature presentations from:

  • Gheran Steel - RMIT Reconciliation Advisor
  • Sue-Anne Hunter - Commissioner at Yoo-rrook Justice Commission
  • Taryn Lee - General Manager, Social Impact and Policy at Collingwood Football Club


Date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Time: 12.30 - 1.30pm

Webinar 3

Top tips for Success: Indigenous Business & Policy experts

The final webinar of this series will provide you with top-tips from senior indigenous executives, who will share their insights with you.

This panel discussion will delve into the policy realm and discuss the current organisational structures that are shaping businesses today. We are excited to welcome the following panel members:


This webinar will conclude with a Q&A session - make sure you have your questions ready!

Date: Thursday, 18 November 2021
Time: 12.30 - 1.30pm

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aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.