Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia, 16–18 November 2021 2021

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Mandy Walker

Director Regional Development, Regional Development Australia, Wheatbelt

Mandy Walker

Building Aboriginal businesses from the inside out

Case studies from the RDA Wheatbelt Noongar Enterprise Development Support (NEDS) program. An insight into individual tourism, cultural and education business participants. Sharing of lessons learnt, showcasing the successor of the program and his pathway to building business leadership capability. NEDS is a discourse in recognising Aboriginal business entrepreneur culture.


Regional business owner, creative and curious thinker passionate about championing outliers, innovators and those that sit outside the box. She believes in the idea of doing something is better than doing nothing and waiting for everything to be done. An inventor whose challenge is completing projects before starting others.