Celebrities to attend historic First Nations Economic Conference

Celebrities such as opera diva Deborah Cheetham, AFL star Adam Goodes, former Senator Aden Ridgeway and chef Mark Olive, otherwise known as the Black Olive, will feature prominently at next month’s first ever international economic conference organised by Indigenous Business Australia.

Delegates from Canada, New Zealand and South Africa are expected to share knowledge with up to 450 Australian counterparts on a range of matters including participation in mining and tourism when the First Nations Economic Opportunities Conference gets underway at the Sydney Hilton on July 17.

Aimed at improving the skill levels of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to cultivate an interest in business with IBA and the private sector, the focus is firmly on enlarging the wealth base of First Nations peoples.

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