Waalitj foundation

Empowering First Nations Peoples through education, employment and business.

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We aim to lead the provision of education, employment and business opportunities for First Nations Peoples. We influence and inspire the empowerment of our people through our diverse work force, which is led by our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander role models. 

Programs across education and employment

jobseekers placed into employment in 2023

girls currently mentored through Deadly Sista Girlz

Waalitj Hub First Nations business clients

Programs across education and employment

Jobseekers placed into employment in 2023

girls currently mentored through deadly sista girlz

Waalitj Hub First Nations Business Clients

who we are

our programs

Deadly Sista Girlz

Building self-esteem and confidence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity.

Waalitj Hub

Empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to thrive.

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Plan 2Day 4 2morrow

Pre-employment mentoring and activities focusing on improving job readiness.

program delivery

latest news

Deadly Sista Girlz Leadership Camp

Our Deadly Sista Girlz recently attended a 3-day Leadership Camp in the Swan Valley. Supported by DSG Partner, Water Corporation, year 10 students from Halls Head College, Northam Senior High School, Ellenbrook Senior High School and Saint Mary’s College attended the...

Plan 2day 4 2morrow Program

Our Plan 2day 4 2morrow (P242) program creates greater opportunities for First Nations jobseekers. Our dedicated employment mentors are connectors and advocators, breaking down barriers for employment. Since it’s commencement, the program has assisted over 1100...

BoAb Community Partnerships

Blair Quin, a Gija and Jaru man from the East Kimberly Region of Western Australia, is the founding director of BoAb Community Partnerships (BoAb Co), an Indigenous Technology development company based in Perth, WA.  BoAb Co Partners works with other businesses and...

Industry Day with Central Regional Tafe 

Our Workforce Australia team recently attended an Industry Day at the Central Regional Tafe Kalgoorlie Campus. We were joined by a range of organisations including Main Roads and Freight Lines Group.   Our participants who are enrolled in Heavy Vehicle Driving...

Joint Venture Tool Kit Launches

The Waalitj Hub, with support from the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA), has launched a 'Joint Venture Took Kit’ to assist Indigenous entrepreneurs in navigating Joint Ventures (JVs).  The Toolkit has been developed in collaboration with industry...

Our Annual DSG Basketball Carnival 

Over 90 young athletes descended upon the Cockburn ARC courts for the annual Deadly Sista Girlz (DSG) basketball carnival this month. The tournament attracted 9 standout teams from 11 schools across Perth and WA.  Teams from St Brigid’s College, John Tonkin and Halls...

Deadly Futures Creating Pathways

Last week we hosted our annual Deadly Future Careers Expo at Mineral Resources Park! There was a buzz of activity in the air as our Year 11 and 12 Deadly Sista Girlz from across WA came together for the day.  Joined by over 25 vendors representing various industry and...

Gavin Achieves 100 Outcomes for Justice

A big congratulations to one of our mentors, Gavin, who has recently celebrated the lodgment of his 100th outcome within our Justice program!  Gavin works in the Real Support Network (RSN) program, where he delivers holistic prisoner-focused services that support the...

Sir Doug Nicholls Round Market Stalls

To celebrate Sir Doug Nicholls round, a selection of Waalitj Hub businesses will be holding market stalls at the Waalitj Marawar v Narrm match at Optus Stadium this Sunday! Come by to check out a range of products available from the following vendors: Beananging...

Business Builder Creating Connections

The Waalitj Hub delivered another successful Business Builder event in Kwinana last month, thanks to support from the Alcoa Foundation.  Hosted at the AMC Jakovich Centre near Kwinana’s industrial centre, the Waalitj Hub’s fourth Business Builder of the year connected...

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