On-Country Yarn – Quarterly Newsletter

ABC Foundation On-Country Yarn Edition 3

This is our quarterly Newsletter format called the On Country Yarn. Each edition will feature yarns from some of the key programs happening in our valued communities. Read the latest edition: ABC Foundation Newsletter OCT 2023.pdf


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The ABC Foundation today announced Helen Slater as their new Chief Executive Officer. Helen, a proud Whadjuk Ballardong Noongar woman, who most recently has been serving as Chairperson of the Foundation has over 30-years experience working in Education, Training, Employment and Business Development in both industry and government with a focus on creating opportunities for Aboriginal people through socio-economic development. … Read More


The ABC Foundation is pleased to announce that Deb Wilkes will be stepping into the Chairperson role of the board. Deb brings significant leadership experience in local government, not-for-profit and corporate business and adds specialist skills to support the Board in Compliance & Research. Deb holds a Masters in Research Design, Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management, Diploma of Management … Read More


MAXIMISING SOCIAL AND COMMERCIAL RETURNS TO ABORIGINAL LEASEHOLDERS AND NATIVE TITLE BODIES THROUGH CARBON Aboriginal Carbon Environmental Services (ACES) was born out the ABC (Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation) Foundation Ltd, through the support of its community partners across the Gascoyne and Midwest. The vision of ABC’s On-Country Carbon Model and Framework is to maximise ‘On-Country’ Aboriginal benefits for its Aboriginal leaseholder … Read More

Yulella Strategic Summary Approved!

November has seen the Yulalla Aboriginal Corporation Board approve the organisations Strategic Summary, which ABC Foundation has played a role in helping to develop. They have defined what they want to do and the associated vision, mission, values and purpose to help guide them there. Yulella supports social development for Aboriginal people living in and around Meekatharra and surrounding communities. … Read More

Carnarvon Community COVID Vaccination Hub

Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS) and the Government of Western Australia, WA Country Health Service have set up a Carnarvon Community COVID Vaccination Hub at the Carnarvon Woolshed. Open to the general public from 8.45am – 4.30pm from Tuesday 23 November to Friday 26 November, all are welcome and no bookings are required. If you’re unsure about the Vaccine … Read More

ABC Foundation Containers for Change – 1 Year Celebration!

1 October 2021 saw the Containers for Change WA scheme launch! Since the start of the scheme we have seen almost 6 million containers returned through ABC Foundation and our partner sites! Check out the video for a breakdown of container returns across each site and some other key stats!  Branching across the Gascoyne and into Meekatharra, we wouldn’t … Read More

ABC Foundation Presented as a Semi Finalist at State Awards

The ABC Foundation Ltd was presented as a Semi Finalist in the prestigious Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Economic Development Award, by the Hon Darren West MLC, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry representing Hon. Alannah MacTiernan MLC, Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Hydrogen Industry at the 2021 Western … Read More

Food for the Mob® – A Year in Review

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Launched in July 2020, the primary purpose of Food for the Mob®, a food production and service business, is to create emergency relief and offer low-cost meals for people experiencing hardship during the COVID pandemic, along with creating local Aboriginal employment across the Midwest and Gascoyne Regions. ABC Foundation uses existing infrastructure and resources, has sought support, worked with its … Read More