The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) has partnered with the Australian Government, under the Indigenous Business Sector Strategy (IBSS), to design and deliver the Yarpa Indigenous Business and Employment Hub (the Yarpa Hub).
The Yarpa Hub is a one-stop-shop for Indigenous businesses, entrepreneurs and job seekers to connect to business and employment opportunities available throughout NSW. The Yarpa Hub is designed to assist individuals or businesses navigate through the broad range of supports currently available to them to determine what will meet their current and future needs.
The Yarpa Hub will also support buyers wishing to engage Indigenous businesses or jobseekers in their supply chain to allow them to meet their procurement or employment targets.
The Yarpa Indigenous Business and Employment Hub (the Yarpa Hub) is a place for Indigenous Businesses to build their capabilities and streamline their access to various services and supports. This includes:
The Yarpa team will also work closely with industry leaders and various government agencies to:
For more information on Business Support, click here.
The Yarpa Hub is a culturally safe space for Indigenous job seekers and people wanting to develop or further their career opportunities. The Yarpa team will identify and support individual pathways for Indigenous people to expand their career prospects and find meaningful long-term employment. Additional supports will include:
For more information on Employment Support, click here.
The Yarpa Hub is an avenue in which industries, corporates and government can effectively and meaningfully connect with Indigenous businesses and employees. These supports include:
For more information on Support for Industry, Corporates and Government please contact us by clicking here.
In December 2018, the Yarpa Hub hosted an Indigenous Business Breakfast to launch its service offering and foster an engaging conversation to identify the barriers and solutions to an effective Indigenous Procurement sector.