Baamba is an Indigenous Australian actor and singer who is loved by the hundreds of audiences that he has performed for over four decades. He is one of the ISX's national living treasures. He is an inspiration to his community and is one of the great modern generation of Broome leaders who also contributed to the development of all of the Aboriginal nations of Australia.
Mata Mata is the oldest of the Yolngu homelands in North East Arnhem land. It was established by visionary elders after the second world war. It is a place of incredible physical beauty, sacred knowledge, magic and strong culture that is 40,000 years old.
The Rumbalara Football/Netball Club Inc(RFNC) was founded in the early 1970’s and traces it’s history to the football teams coming out of the Yorta Yoart heartland of Cummergunja which fielded strong team from the late 1890’s to the mid 1940’s. Whist it had taken a new generation of Yorta Yorta peoples to be admitted into a mainstream sporting League in 1997, Rumba (as it is known) now bases itself in Shepparton’s Northern end at its Mercury Drive Sporting complex.
Beringil is the traditional Yuin word for ceremonial feast, this project is about supporting and developing the Aboriginal food industry on Yuin country in the NSW South Coast.
Goolarri Media Enterprises (GME) is a complex of entrepreneurial units that are highly successful in several fields. In 2014 Goolarri is looking for private equity and venture capital partners. This is a major opportunity for private sector partners to develop their businesses by partnering with the pre-eminent Broome communications company. Our goal is to secure partners who are prepared to invest $100k into each major division of our business in return for naming, sponsorship and consultation rights.
In disadvantaged communities there is sometimes a generational overhang in which young children at primary school do not have the guidance that is needed to help them when they encounter life problems. This then turns into a vicious circle that carries on into adolescence and adulthood. This project is about creating a way for young people to get back on track and to find a good pathway through life and learning. The shed will give young people the opportunity to repair bicycles, skateboards and to learn about road safety.
TRYP (To Reach Your Potential) is the brain child of Col Watego, a proud Bundjalung and Torres Strait Island man with a distinguished 39 year career in the Australian military.
Campaign Briggs This campaign aims to raise $100,000 in 2015/16 . This will be the foundation stone of an endowment to create creative space, recording studios and a base for Briggs creative and community work. The Trust will be a perpetual fund. Some interest will be re-invested into the Trust and some will go into supporting projects each year.
I'd like to share my vision with you and invite you to spread the word across your networks, and to be part of an upcoming event called 1,000 Flowers.