Disruptive innovation is not an optional extra when it comes to Indigenous affairs.
Beware the intellectual trap that Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people and communities are somehow different from everybody else and the normal rules and expectations don’t apply.
To build prosperity from the assets we’ve fought hard to obtain, our communities need people with financial expertise, who know how to manage, sustain and build wealth. We need accountants just as much as lawyers and doctors, if not more.
2016 Closing the Gap Report released.
Indigenous prosperity through commerce and private enterprise
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Opportunities exist for organisations, who share the Chamber’s vision for self-reliance and economic prosperity for Indigenous Australians and their communities through commercial activity, to assist the Indigenous Chamber in its objectives. … Read More...
Yaabubiin Institute for Disruptive Thinking
The Yaabubiin Institute for Disruptive Thinking was established in 2016 by the Australian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce.
Yaabubiin’s purpose is to nurture ideas that will cause change by challenging conventional wisdom, questioning the status quo and fostering innovation to develop new ways of solving old problems. Yaabubiin is an intellectual entrepreneur, bringing people together to generate and develop ideas and marketing those ideas to create change.
“Yaabubiin” is the Gumbaynggirr word for “economy” (literally “all things” – “yaabu” meaning “things” or “possessions” and “biin” meaning “all”). It is pronounced:
- “yaa” – long “a” as in “car”
- “bu” – short “u” as in “but”
- “biin” – as in “been”
In April 2013 the Indigenous Chamber launched its Seven Point Reform Agenda for commercial activities and economic growth in indigenous communities and prosperity for indigenous people. This Agenda has been developed with the benefit of our Board and Business Advisory … Read More...