Indigenous businesses on show in Canberra

Indigenous businesses on show in Canberra

Indigenous Affairs Economic Development Indigenous Procurement Policy
Thursday, 07 February 2019

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Six people standing and talking at a trade fair. They are wearing business attire.

A Supply Nation Indigenous business trade fair will be held at Australian Parliament House on Tuesday 12 February. The trade fair is free and open to the public, and will run will from 9.00am – 12.00pm. Tickets are free and available online.

The first for the year in a national series, the trade fair will connect 80 Indigenous businesses with buyers across all levels of government and the private sector.

Supply Nation trade fairs are a practical demonstration of the Australian Government’s commitment to building a strong Indigenous business sector. They help foster new relationships, provide businesses with advice on procurement opportunities, and promote awareness for the Commonwealth’s Indigenous Procurement Policy.

A dedicated Government Link will include representatives from the Department of Defence, Austrade, the Centre for Defence Industry Capability, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Digital Transformation Agency, Department of Parliamentary Services and the Department of Finance.

A Business Support Link, with representatives from Indigenous Business Australia, PM&C and a local business hub will also be available to help facilitate connections between Indigenous businesses and buyers.