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WAALITJ Hub

The Waalitj Hub is here to assist the Indigenous business sector thrive in WA. We provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people wanting to start, grow or sustain their businesses.

With our in-house business coaching – plus direct access to independent, professional support – we inspire and empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to build their business capability.

First Nations business clients serviced by our coaches

of our service providers are indigenous

regional business builders held in the last year

First Nations Business clients serviced by our coaches

of our service providers are Indigenous

regional business builders held in the last year

Waalitj Hub Key Services include:

› Business incubation and start up
› Business growth and capital requirements support
› Tendering and contract execution
› Prequalification and project compliance
› Marketing and Communications
› Joint venture, merger and acquisition advice
› Import, export and foreign investment advice
› Expertise with Land-based enterprises
› Human resources and industrial relations
› Governance, risk management and compliance
› Legal advice and services
› Back office systems and processes
› Bookkeeping or outsourced accounting

The Waalitj Hub also supports any organisation that’s seeking to meet Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander procurement and employment targets. This means we will actively collaborate with any corporate entity, government department, government agency or not-for-profit in the wider business community. Our aim is to help them to engage successfully with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Businesses by ANZSIC Division

  • Construction
  • Arts and Recreation Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Retail Trade
  • Education and Training
  • Other Services
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Information Media and Telecommunications
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services
  • Public Administration and Safety

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