About Us

The Townsville Region Indigenous Business Network is a not-for-profit incorporated association that aims to advocate on behalf of Indigenous Business, build capacity of Indigenous Businesses, Foster Trade opportunities and Generate Wealth for our Indigenous Business Members.  The Townsville Region Indigenous Network extends from Mackay in the South to Cardwell in the North, Mt Isa in the West and Palm Island to the East.  If you'd like to become a member of TRIBN please complete the online business registration form.

Our Vision

TRIBN to be recognised leader in Indigenous and Non Indigenous business and government while supporting the community in growth and capacity.

Our Mission

TRIBN to lead our Indigenous communities, drive commerce in our region, and advance community and regional networks and relationships, thereby enhancing the quality of where we live, learn, work, and play.

Our Purpose

TRIBN to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous Businesses and to bring a representative voice to issues affecting Indigenous Businesses and community in a local state and federal level.

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The now state-wide event has been specifically designed to galvanise the Indigenous Businesses community. Focusing on networking and collaboration, creating partnerships that assist Indigenous business owners on their journey to success.

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Centring on developing the personal and professional skills of Indigenous women in the marketplace. Through the support and connection of current Indigenous womens groups the aim is to create strong and confident community leaders.

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Within TRIBN there are unique professional expertise that have the capabilities to tie together the economic, social and cultural aspirations of Indigenous People. The aim is to create resilient and sustainable Indigenous enterprises that knows its position in their local economic environment.

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We promote entrepreneurship as an alternative employment pathway for young Indigenous and non Indigenous students by building entrepreneurial and startup skills in young people. Developing creative thinking in young people to grow numbers of young entrepreneurs in Queensland. Aim to inspire and empower young students on their journey to success.  

Representation

Advocating

TRIBN provides opportunities for Indigenous businesses to raise issues affecting them and to advocate on their behalf to both industry and government.

 

Members

TRIBN is a member-based Non for Profit organisation. Its vision is to be recognised leader in Indigenous and Non Indigenous business and government while supporting the community in growth and capacity. TRIBN has the capacity to facilitate sustainable Indigenous business development and growth through effective advocacy with the private and public sectors.

 

Government Agencies

TRIBN understands the changes in the current business market and major interest in Indigenous businesses and opportunities. The engagement of Indigenous businesses for their procurement teams to fulfill their targets under the new Australian Government Indigenous Procurement Policy. TRIBN will develop into a hub for government to engage with local Indigenous business.

 

Corporate Members

TRIBN has recognised the GAP in Indigenous Business and corporate Australia. TRIBN at a local level can ensure engagement of Indigenous business into the supply chain of many major works. TRIBN can assess current Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and develop advise in activities related to Indigenous procurement. and TRIBN membership are essential components of RAP (Reconciliation Action Plan)

Government procurement targets – Indigenous Procurement Policy – the new policy came into force from 1st July 2015.

 

Supplier Members

Supplier diversity brings competitiveness, innovation and savings to the supply chain. Doing business with an Indigenous business can provide your company with access to goods and services that ultimately provide a unique experience to your client or customers.

Government procurement targets – Indigenous Procurement Policy – the new policy came into force from 1st July 2015.

 

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Contact Us

Townsville Region Indigenous Business Network

Shop 6/20 Echlin Street West End QLD 4810

Ph: 0408184673

E:  admin@tribn.com.au

F:  (07) 3054 0220