Enterprise Development

Miss Emily Aboriginal Art

Miss Emily Aboriginal Art commenced as a CDEP program approximately 5-6 years ago. After
approximately 3 years Barbara Egan, one of the CDEP participants became the sole
owner of the business. "Miss Emily Aboriginal Art" is registered in Barbara's name.
The business commenced with the manufacturing of hand dyed silk scarves. Framed silk
art work was also produced. This process was supported through training provided by
Sunraysia Institute of TAFE. Business Mentoring support was provided by Madec Jobs

Ganbina SeatWorks Enterprise

Ganbina (www.ganbina.com.au) has been offered an opportunity to manufacture and distribute a unique patented seat cushion devised by The SeatWorks (www.theseatworks.com.au). Funding to develop a full feasibility study and business plan for this enterprise is required.

Northern Indigenous Pastoral Alliance (NIPA)

At the Yawuru trading floor in May 2004, an exciting new partnership was announced between the Kimberley Aboriginal Pastoralists Assn (KAPA) and the Northern Cattle Alliance (NCA) from Cape York. The Northern Indigenous Pastoral Alliance (NIPA), as the partnership is known, will, among other things, develop a franchise business model for IPEs.
NIPA believes that the franchise model can deliver the possibility of sustainable IPEs by providing all key stakeholders with the incentives, skills and mentoring necessary to direct and manage indigenous cattle enterprises.

Wunan Foundation

Wunan Foundation was established in 1997 by the ATSIC Wunan Regional Council. ATSIC Commissioner Ian Trust was the Founding Chairperson of Wunan Foundation. The key objective of the Foundation is to alleviate poverty amongst Aboriginal people in the East Kimberley by supporting long-term Aboriginal community development. The Foundation seeks to achieve this by raising funds directly and by making investments that will generate long-term economic and employment benefits for Aboriginal people in the region.<p>

National Indigenous Pastoralists Alliance (NIPA) Cattle Franchise Strategy

First listed Yawuru Trading Floor<p>
<b>Proposal</b>: A proposal by Kimberly Aboriginal Pastoral Association (KAPA) to establish a cattle franchising agency has been developed. There is a concept for the franchising agency to be run under the auspices of a National Indigenous Pastoralists Alliance (NIPA) with an initial focus on the Kimberley and Cape York Peninsula. Start up capital, franchise expertise and cattle industry partners are sought and an initial discussion to talk about the idea will be held at the Yawuru Trading Floor of ISX May 19.<p>


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