KPMG has today launched a series of proposals aimed at spurring the economic growth of the Australian Indigenous community. To encourage further involvement in business and entrepreneurship, KPMG has developed 20 recommendations in conjunction with Indigenous thinkers to focus on areas of innovation, education and the Empowered Communities reform.
Rare Birds has announced the launch of a new edutech provider Phronesis Academy to help school kids learn about entrepreneurship. Seeing a gap in the teaching and value of VET subjects in school, founder of Rare Birds, Jo Burston aims to enhance the level and outcomes of school education.
Brisbane is set to play host to Australia’s first Indigenous Startup Weekend in July, which will look to increase and promote Indigenous entrepreneurship.
With diversity in tech the hot topic of the week thanks to International Women’s Day, car marketplace Carsales.com is closing the week off with the launch of the Carsales Foundation, a new fund dedicated to boosting the diversity of the Australian tech industry through scholarships for women and Indigenous students in IT.
Following the success of their first Sydney workshop earlier this year, Pollenizer and muru-D have announced a second event for Indigenous entrepreneurs, to be held in Perth on the weekend of 14 November.