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Winya

Winya

Winya

Winya Indigenous Furniture is a majority Indigenous owned business and the only company in Australia awarded by the UNITED NATIONS for Leadership in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Winya is a genuine Indigenous business, founded in 2015 before any Government Procurement Policies by Debbie Barwick, the inaugural chair of the First Australian’s Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Greg Welsh. Together, Debbie used her expertise in labour hire & Greg leveraged his background in the Australian furniture industry to build Winya’s profit-for- purpose model that creates traineeships & apprenticeships for Indigenous people with partners across the Australian furniture industry. Winya maximises its procurement outreach programs with timbers from remote communities, fabrics From women’s art centres and has created programs in Prisons to train Indigenous inmates to reduce recidivism & build better communities.

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9:00 am - 11:30 am
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 9:00 am 2023/09/02 11:30 am Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Winya’s Morning Delight

Start your day deliciously with breakfast. Indulge in a mouthwatering spread of flavours inspired by Indigenous ingredients and culinary traditions. Join us for a breakfast experience that celebrates local culture and the art of great food, courtesy of Mabu Mabu’s culinary expertise. Mabu Mabu is an Indigenous owned food business on a mission to make […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 12:00 pm 2023/09/02 2:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Winya’s Midday Delight

Savour a delightful array of flavours inspired by Indigenous ingredients and culinary traditions. Join us for a lunch experience that celebrates local culture and the art of great food, courtesy of Mabu Mabu’s culinary expertise. Mabu Mabu is an Indigenous owned food business on a mission to make native ingredients the hero of the Australian […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 1:00 pm 2023/09/02 2:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Woolee Woolee Keetwanta – An Indigenous Art Projection

Woolee Woolee Keetwanta is a video and sound work that appears and invites the passer-by/viewer a glimpse into a future way of living; living in a world that values First Peoples knowledge, language, culture Law and Being; where we ARE First Peoples in our Lands; language is our Mother Tongue and spoken again as our […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 2:00 pm 2023/09/02 5:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Afternoon Canapés with Winya

Delight in an array of flavours inspired by Indigenous ingredients and culinary traditions. Join us for an exquisite culinary journey that honours local culture and the craft of exceptional food, all curated by Mabu Mabu’s culinary mastery. Mabu Mabu is an Indigenous owned food business on a mission to make native ingredients the hero of […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 2:00 pm 2023/09/02 3:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Performance by Cerulean (she/they), Reigning National Miss First Nation’s Winner

Cerulean (she/they) Meriam drag artist and reigning national Miss First Nation’s winner. Cerulean is one of Naarm/Melbourne’s most dynamic and vibrant conceptual performers bringing a refreshing cloud of excitement and pleasure to the stage, representing the Torres Strait Islands as a proud Meriam drag artist. As the current reigning winner of the national Miss First […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 3:00 pm 2023/09/02 4:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - First People, First Design

Engage with Grace Ferguson (they/them), Kamilaroi Winya Executive Stakeholder and Corporate Social Responsibility & Marketing Manager. Join us for an enlightening CPD presentation focusing on crucial topics such as cultural appropriation, Indigenous design, and effective engagement with Indigenous artists and individuals. Take away valuable insights and earn 1 CPD point as you delve into these […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 1:00 pm 2023/09/02 5:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Indigenous Gin Cocktails

Sip on unique cocktails crafted by Indigenous mixologist Emma Grech. The cocktails are designed using Taka Gin Co. a Victoria based Indigenous gin distillery. Taka means taste from the Gunditjmara language from South West Victoria. Taka is a family business with the director, a proud Aboriginal woman, Niyoka Bundle, and her husband, Manx man, Vincent […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 4:00 pm 2023/09/02 5:00 pm Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Woolee Woolee Keetwanta – An Indigenous Art Projection

Woolee Woolee Keetwanta is a video and sound work that appears and invites the passer-by/viewer a glimpse into a future way of living; living in a world that values First Peoples knowledge, language, culture Law and Being; where we ARE First Peoples in our Lands; language is our Mother Tongue and spoken again as our […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Add to Calendar 2023/09/02 10:00 am 2023/09/02 11:00 am Australia/Melbourne Saturday Indesign - Materials & Painting

Making painting materials from materials from country, painting with materials Artist: Lorraine Brigdale (she/her), Yorta Yorta multimedia artist Lorraine is a proud Yorta Yorta woman and multi award winner, has always been experimental with her craft. Her art works are made with hand-sourced and hand-prepared earth materials and pigments created from ground Ochres, Minerals & […]

15 Queen Street, Melbourne CBD

The Project

Winya’s utopia is a decolonised space and is designed in collaboration with Indigenous artists across Naarm and nationally. Decolonisation seeks to reverse the negative impacts colonisation has had on Indigenous people and the land, particularly through direct and active listening to First Nation’s Voices. Winya’s space centres and celebrates Indigenous voices in the forms of […]

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