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From the kitchen to $10m – the Sobah story

Sobah Beverages co-founder Dr Clinton Schultz writes about building an Indigenous business from a garage to a $10 million valuation. Sobah Beverages is an Aboriginal-led family business based on beautiful Kombumerri lands known as Gold Coast, Queensland, founded by myself and my wife Lozen. Sobah Beverages is an innovative scale-up business in the non-alcoholic adult …

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FNF launched Beyond the Gap podcast

Ahead of Indigenous Business Month in October, First Nations Foundation has launched a new seven-part podcast series “Beyond the Gap” in an Australian-first investigation into best practice reconciliation and Indigenous engagement for corporate Australia and beyond. Guests include Indigenous and non-Indigenous thought-leaders – Hon. Ken Wyatt AM (Minister for Indigenous Affairs), Karen Mundine (Reconciliation Australia …

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Generous Aussies join Leasa Mann to help people pay their bills with BPAY in latest lockdowns

BPAY Group makes additional $10,000 contribution to Indigenous financial literacy program Less than a year ago BPAY Group worked with the amazing Leasa Mann, who offered to pay the bills of anyone who was struggling with a loss of income brought on by the first lockdown – securely and anonymously through BPAY. A year later, …

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Partnership for Indigenous home ownership

The launch of two new strategic partnerships – Australian Unity Bank and Bank Australia – supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in their financial success. The partnership demonstrates an important collaboration with segments of the corporate sector committed to the economic independence of Indigenous Australians. Australian Unity Bank and Bank Australia will deliver a …

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A refreshed corporate brand for FNF

First Nations Foundation is very excited to share that we have recently undergone a review and update of the FNF brand, including our main logos and those of our various financial literacy training and outreach programs. The Foundation has worked with Indigenous design agency Relative Creative and Aboriginal artist Rachael Sarra to develop a brand image that’s contemporary and …

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Advancing Indigenous Women’s Financial Wellness on IWD 2021 and Beyond

Financial Standard’s publication celebrates International Women’s Day 2021 with donation Financial Standard donates 30% of all new subscription fees in March to the First Nations Foundation First Nations Foundation supports Indigenous woman across Australia through the Indigenous Women’s Financial Wellness initiative The First Nations Foundation would like to acknowledge the Financial Standard’s generous support for …

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