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10 July, 9 am - 11 am

NAIDOC Corporate Breakfast

Gain greater insight into the experiences, knowledge and skills of Aboriginal Australians to inform future recruiting decisions and empower Aboriginal people and culture in the workplace. Our line-up of speakers will come from a diverse range of professional backgrounds and will offer key information that can be transferred into any workplace.


Tuesday 10 July, 9 am - 11 am


$100 per head. To book groups of 10 or more for $90 per head or book a table of 20 for $1800, please email


The Calyx
The Royal Botanic Garden
Mrs Macquaries Road, Sydney


Public transport recommended. Limited parking available
Sean Choolburra is a writer, actor, MC and Australia’s first Indigenous comedian.

He has appeared in:
  • the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala (2008 & 2013)
  • Participated in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Road show" (2015 & 2016)
  • Host & performer for Melbourne International Comedy Festival's  ‘Deadly Funny’ (2007-2015)
  • Co-presenter of the NITV's coverage for the 2016 National NAIDOC Ball
  • Co-host of the Discovery Channel show ‘Sink or swim’ (2004)
  • Hosted the first NRL Indigenous Games (2014)
  • Traditional movement and language consultant for the award winning Theatre production ‘The Drover's Wife’ (2016)

Terri Janke owns and operates her own legal firms that specialises in:
  • Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property
  • Governance & Mediation
  • Workshops & Public Speaking

Beau Champion is a former professional rugby league players and successful business owner. Currently he:
  • owns his own F45 business
  • is a Real estate agent for N G Farrah
  • and is an Ambassador for KARI & Souths Cares

Lala Bayle is the granddaughter of famous activist Tiga Balyes. Lala is and activist in her own right as well as:
  • a model
  • an actor
  • a dancer
  • Winner of Aboriginal Model Search 2016
  • And Set to represent Indigenous Australia in the 2017 World Supermodel Pageant in China

Steven Oliver is best known for his work onABC’s hit sketch show ‘Black Comedy’. His other successes include:
  • Being a published playwright and poet, with his poetry accumulating over two million views online. A number only overshadowed by his comedic work which collectively has accumulated over ten million views.
  • Artist in residence at La Boite Theatre Company
  • He currently works full-time at the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association as its Creative Director.

Linda Burney is the first Aboriginal woman to serve is the House of Representatives and the New South Wales Parliament. In her career she has:
  • Represented the south western Sydney region of Canterbury for the Australian Labor Party since 2003 and served as the Deputy Leader of the Party from 2011
  • From 2007 to 2011 she served as a Minister in the Labor government in a range of portfolios, including Community Services.
  • Ms Burney was an executive member of the National Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, President of the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group and is a former Director-General of the NSW Department of Aboriginal Affairs