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March 2021

CMP Consulting Group – Platinum Kinaway Partner

It’s 2016, Soyun Punyadasa is sitting in his office preparing a tender application for a major water corporation here in Victoria. Reading over the tender, Soyun had noticed that the customer has stipulated that meaningful outcomes outside the generic “Employment” targets, are a part of the criteria. One of those criteria requests is that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander will be afforded an opportunity to begin a career in the water sector. An internationally experienced corporate professional such as Soyun has never seen such criteria in his career. CMP Consulting, just like many other corporates in the space understand the need for reconciliation, yet little did they know, they were about to understand the “why”. Soyun reached to his dear friend Daniel Charles, a proud Aboriginal man who referred him to Leon Egan. A man of many talents with an amazing background in the police force and community engagement in the…

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RESCHEDULED KINAWAY NOTICE AGM

Date : Thursday 22 April Time: 5.30pm (AEST) Venue: The NEW Kinaway Business Hub, 31 Hoddle Street, Richmond Please Note – Due to COVID19 restrictions, If you are attending the AGM you must register your attendance on the following link by 12pm Monday April 19 REGISTER HERE AGENDA 1.1 Welcome, Acknowledgement and Introductions 1.2 Apologies 1.4 Approval of Minutes of previous AGM 1.5 Chairperson’s report 2. Acceptance of financial statements 2.1 Treasurers report 2.2 Adoption of annual financial statement 2.3 Appoint Auditor 3. Board Rotation 3.1 Nomination and/or election of Board members (details below) (a). Karen Milward retires in accordance with the provisions of the constitution and being eligible, offers herself for re-election Linkedin Profile (b). Kerry Arabena also retires in accordance with the provisions of the constitution and being eligible, offers herself for re-election – Linkedin Profile (c). Matthew Everett also retires in accordance with the provisions of the constitution and being eligible, offers himself for re-election. Linkedin Profile (d). John Burgess also retires in accordance with the…

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BLAK DESIGN: THE ORIGINAL FASHION AND TEXTILE TREND-SETTERS

Kinaway Chamber of Commerce Ltd. K’Tahni Pridham-Mulholland (03) 9416 2304 ktahnipm@kinaway.com.au 19/03/2021 MEDIA RELEASE BLAK DESIGN: THE ORIGINAL FASHION AND TEXTILE TREND-SETTERS Kinaway’s exciting plans for supercharging Indigenous fashion. MELBOURNE, VIC – Kinaway Chamber of Commerce announces the release of a Feasibility Study; A Victorian Aboriginal Manufacturing Hub Focusing on Fashion and Textiles by Jeremy Cussen. The study will help guide the commercial development of the First Peoples fashion and textiles businesses in Victoria. In recent years we have seen the rise of independent Aboriginal designers, apparel-retailers, models, photographers and fashion creatives. From clothing to jewelry, ready-to-wear apparel to high fashion. Aboriginal creatives are establishing themselves as entrepreneurs and innovators within the fashion and textiles industry; proving that they have tapped into a beautiful harmony between culture and couture. Whilst we are seeing a growing interest in fostering First Peoples creativity and inclusion in the fashion sector, the study outlined…

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