GABC Unveils Strategic Plan to Drive Aboriginal Economic Growth

May 19, 2023 | GABC News

We are thrilled to announce that the Goldfields Aboriginal Business Chamber Inc. (GABC) has unveiled its comprehensive Strategic Plan, outlining a clear roadmap to foster the economic growth and equitable participation of Aboriginal businesses in the Goldfields-Esperance region. With a mission to drive Aboriginal economic growth and a vision of creating unity for equitable economic participation, GABC is committed to empowering Aboriginal businesses and championing their development.


Creating Unity for Equitable Economic Participation: GABC’s vision embodies the organisation’s dedication to creating a united front for Aboriginal businesses in the region. By fostering collaboration, inclusivity, and equal opportunities, GABC aims to provide a supportive and culturally-safe environment that enables Aboriginal businesses to thrive and actively contribute to the economic landscape.

Strategic Priorities:The newly unveiled Strategic Plan highlights several key priorities for GABC over the next five years, with a long-term goal to work towards over the next decade. These priorities form the foundation for GABC’s activities and shape its approach to driving Aboriginal economic growth.

Serving GABC Members: At the core of GABC’s mission is the commitment to serve its members effectively. GABC will provide valuable resources, networking opportunities, and advocacy to empower its members and ensure their success. By supporting Aboriginal businesses in the Goldfields-Esperance region, GABC aims to strengthen their capacity and competitiveness.

Expanding Financial Capability and Capacity: GABC recognizes that financial resources and organisational capacity are critical for sustainable growth. To this end, GABC will actively seek funding opportunities, forge strategic partnerships, and enhance its operational capabilities. By strengthening its financial foundation, GABC can better support Aboriginal businesses and drive economic progress.

Becoming Experts on Aboriginal Business: As an authority in the field of Aboriginal business, GABC aims to be a trusted resource and knowledge hub. Through continuous learning, research, and collaboration, GABC will develop expertise and insights to provide valuable guidance and support to its members and stakeholders.

Driving Development of Emerging Industries and Region-Wide Projects: GABC acknowledges the potential of emerging industries and region-wide projects to create economic opportunities for Aboriginal businesses. By actively driving their development and facilitating Aboriginal participation, GABC will contribute to the overall economic growth and prosperity of the Goldfields-Esperance region.

The release of GABC’s Strategic Plan marks an exciting milestone in the journey of the GABC toward equitable economic participation for Aboriginal businesses in the Goldfields-Esperance region. With a clear vision, a mission to drive Aboriginal economic growth, and strategic priorities that focus on serving members, expanding financial capability, fostering expertise, and driving regional development, GABC is well-positioned to make a lasting impact.

By embracing the unique qualities of Aboriginal business and leveraging the strength of its members, GABC is poised to increase the economic impact of Aboriginal businesses not only within the region but throughout Western Australia. The plan will guide budget allocations, inform project initiatives, and support funding applications, ensuring the effective implementation of GABC’s strategic objectives.

As GABC embarks on this transformative journey, it invites all stakeholders, including Aboriginal businesses, industry partners, government entities, and the broader community, to join with us in creating a more inclusive and prosperous future for the Goldfields-Esperance region.

Together, let us forge unity, empower Aboriginal businesses, and drive sustainable economic growth that benefits all.

Read the Strategic Plan here 


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