CorporateConnect.AB Difference

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The CorporateConnect.AB difference

Who are we?

David Liddiard is a respected Aboriginal and well-known passionate advocate of Indigenous Australians. He is particularly committed to working for improved educational outcomes and employment opportunities for Indigenous youth.

David was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2009 in the area of Minority Supplier Diversity. He has initiated numerous projects with many organisations to secure better opportunities for Indigenous Australians in February 2014, David was awarded an Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to Indigenous youth, through employment, education and sporting programs.

In 2010, David Liddiard established the business CorporateConnect.AB Pty Ltd. to actively pursue opportunities to link the corporate sector and Indigenous enterprise and employment opportunities.

His business partner, Andrea Harms, has provided strategic and operational management of the business and also worked with David on successfully launching other business arms. Andrea's background as an educator, National Program Manager for the government funded 'Dare to Lead' project for nine years and her own Churchill Fellowship study, have provided experience and skills to the work of CorporateConnect.AB.

What do we do?

CorporateConnect.AB Pty Ltd is committed to closing the gap in Indigenous disadvantage. We work directly with business, government agencies, schools, not for profits and Indigenous communities to achieve improvements in education, employment and financial security and independence for this country's original inhabitants.

Our services include:
  • facilitating the development of Reconciliation Action Plans, Aboriginal Participants Plans and Indigenous Opportunity Plans;
  • developing Indigenous youth school to work career transition initiatives;
  • supporting community enterprises and employment development activities;
  • undertaking community workforce skill audits;
  • conducting cultural awareness and immersion experiences;
  • corporate networking and CEO mentoring;
  • print and print management services; and
  • offering a range of Supply Nation certified products and services that address the Indigenous procurement needs of our corporate partners who have made a commitment to increasing the amount of Indigenous owned business products into their supply chain.
Our methodology is inclusive, tailored and strategic, and involves practical, innovative, and sustainable solutions for Indigenous employment and economic advancement.

How can you make a difference?

By contracting our business to deliver services, and by purchasing our products, you will be supporting the work of CorporateConnect.AB in some of the most needy Indigenous communities across the nation. A percentage of the income to our business is used for community projects in support of Indigenous economic independence, employment and enterprise. These projects usually fall outside of the guidelines for funding through government and other agencies.

Some of Our Partners include

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