Business Services

Portfolio focus: Broader support for Indigenous entrepreneurship and participation in the new economy.

An Investment Highlight – Message Stick Communications

Message Stick Communications is a highly-successful majority Indigenous-owned business providing unified communications services to a range of corporate and Government clients, including IBA, KPMG and Allens.

Trading since 2005, the company provides  a variety of professional telephone, mobile, broadband and internet services, and also offers specialised, culturally appropriate services.

CEO and founding Director of Message Stick, Michael McLeod is a pioneer within the Indigenous business sector. He has played a pivotal role in establishing and developing the business-to-business membership body Supply Nation, an organisation committed to growing a vibrant and sustainable Indigenous business sector.

Our Business Services portfolio

Snapshot

Business Services  is a new and exciting portfolio which provides IBA with the opportunity to diversify beyond its traditional areas of investment focus. IBA’s goal is to generate new employment opportunities in this dynamic and evolving sector.

Current Assets

Location Details
Dugald Russell and Michael MacLeod. Photo by Cole Bennetts, courtesy of Reconciliation Australia.

Message Stick Communications is a highly-successful majority Indigenous-owned business providing unified communications services to a range of corporate and Government clients, including IBA, KPMG and Allens.

Trading since 2005, the company provides  a variety of professional telephone, mobile, broadband and internet services, and also offers specialised, culturally appropriate services.

CEO and founding Director of Message Stick, Michael McLeod is a pioneer within the Indigenous business sector. He has played a pivotal role in establishing and developing the business-to-business membership body Supply Nation, an organisation committed to growing a vibrant and sustainable Indigenous business sector.

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