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Good Pathways Enterprises(Yeddung Mura Aboriginal Corporation)

Posted on 4 April 2021

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This grant supports a partnership between the Yeddung Mura Aboriginal Corporation and The Mill House Ventures in 2020–21, to explore new business opportunities that can deliver social impact for the Yeddung Mura community and for the broader ACT community.

HANDS ACROSS CANBERRA 2020 GRANT – $9,500

This grant supports a partnership between the Yeddung Mura Aboriginal Corporation and The Mill House Ventures in 2020–21, to
explore new business opportunities that can deliver social impact for the Yeddung Mura community and for the broader ACT
community.

In partnership with The Mill House Ventures, Yeddung Mura conducted an Ideas Workshop and other consultations in 2020 to identify potential business ventures and community initiatives at Canberra’s Mpowerdome multi-sport facility (where Yeddung Mura is located) that could align with the aspirations and needs of the Yeddung Mura community.  A shortlist of business propositions was evaluated as part of this grant, and work commenced on a business model, business plans and impact narratives.

Business ventures at the Mpowerdome facility will create employment and training opportunities for the Indigenous community
members and will generate income to fund community initiatives, such as Yeddung Mura’s Dhurrawang Reintegration program for
Indigenous community members exiting the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) prison.

These business propositions would see the Mpowerdome facility used and developed to:

  • create employment and training opportunities for Indigenous community members
  •  generate income to fund community initiatives
  • provide a place of cultural safety that creates a sense of pride, ownership,healing and hope for the community.