Creativity in securing funds – Saltwater Club
WBE’s dedicated Indigenous Partnerships team provide support and expertise to Indigenous owned jobs-focused social enterprises. Saltwater Club provides First Nations maritime cultural heritage adventures and experiences out of Cairns and Cooktown in tropical North Queensland.
The WBE team supported this enterprise to secure flexible, patient working capital on terms not offered by commercial lenders. This included introductions to investors with strong networks and technical knowledge of the Australian tourism industry. Now, Saltwater Club is positioned to create more than 70 jobs, traineeships and apprenticeships with an 85 per cent Indigenous workforce over the next 7-8 years.
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Acknowledgement of Country
We are proud to work with social enterprises all over Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of the land we work and live on, recognising that Sovereignty was never ceded. We pay our respects to the First People of this country, their culture and Elders past, present and emerging.