In industry? Scratching your head on Indigenous engagement & participation? Seeing the social licence and strategic potential? Join our focus group!
In a nutshell: This is very informal. Done remotely with participants via a handful of emails, a phone conversation or two and Skype hookups. Participants will receive significant early-adopter discounts on these innovative products and services as they roll out....read more
This week-long contest generated a lot of views, comments, likes and shares, so hopefully that means there will be a few picking up the link to this post for some more insights and ongoing discussion. AND WE HAVE A WINNER! Only one person got the right answer, and...read more
As much as you may love and rely on your social media feeds these days, there is so much traffic in your feeds (and it is building all the time) that you run the risk of missing really important stuff from us! Never fear! By dropping your name and email address (and...read more
I have always felt the term "socio-economic" is completely arse about. I enjoyed this post and also some of the subtly challenging and well informed comments that it is generating. It's an important topic. A large portion of Indigenous Australians (46%) live nowhere...read more
It's National Closing The Gap Day today. So it's an extra special day for me to be finishing off the first of what will no doubt be many Action Plans that are going to guide the development of cultural tourism and Indigenous participation within the future Mt Coot-tha...read more
A year ago people might remember the Quandamooka mob's QYAC organising a boat cruise down Brisbane River and across the bay to Minjerribah (Stradroke Island) for a group of Danish conference delegates, which was a huge success. For those working in the space of...read more
Even bigger and better than last year, this was a tremendous event. Congratulations QTIC and especially Rhonda Appo for making it happen. Highlights for me: 1.This annual event is clearly shifting from its origins which focussed on Indigenous employment in the Tourism...read more
Opportunities for corporate involvement in unique Queensland Indigenous tourism initiatives…ready for early birds.
BlueSkyED is at the center of some highly unique Indigenous tourism initiatives that are steadily bubbling away and are now ready for introduction to corporates for them to consider their involvement and support. While I have a long list to work through of tourism and...read more
Queensland Government releases its first Indigenous Procurement Policy (QIPP)…is your organisation ready to do it justice?
Well well... A year ago I put out a piece [link here] regarding the emergence of Government IPP. In that article I was discussing the Commonwealth's IPP which was implemented in 2015 and is gathering some good momentum. I mentioned the inevitability of the...read more
This is a thought provoking article from Welcome To Country. Aside from the important topic of cultural intellectual property, I believe the term "exploited" is getting outdated, but that does not lessen the issues being faced. The lack of enablers to practice and...read more