OUR VISION | To gain true market share for Indigenous businesses within the mining, energy and exploration sectors.
OUR MISSION | Develop and connect Indigenous businesses with real business opportunities.
Aboriginal Enterprises in Mining, Energy and Exploration Ltd (AEMEE) is an incorporated not-for-profit company set up to grow Indigenous businesses in Australia and overseas in mining and allied industries by:
Advancing commercial opportunities
Promoting Aboriginal economic development
Strengthening existing and new businesses
Building the capacity of Indigenous business enterprises
Advancing the interests of a growing sector
Assisting to identify potential business opportunities
Creating linkages with Communities, Industry and Government
AEMEE was established in recognition that Aboriginal people want to engage in the economic and social benefits that result from resource development on their traditional lands. AEMEE acknowledges and supports the notion that Aboriginal people want to be actively involved in the Australian economy and to share in the wealth created by the resources sector.
2019 AEMEE National Resource Sector Awards Ceremony Highlights...
AEMEE Delegates talk about what makes the AEMEE Conference a valuable networking event.
AEMEE Delegates, Aboriginal Business Owners and Chairperson, Derek Flucker; talking business, industry and all things AEMEE with Nicky Hamer on Sky News Live, Mundine Means Business. View full episode here...
Mr Derek Flucker
RBY Projects Pty Ltd
Mr Ron Villaflor
Chief Executive Officer
Eastern Guruma Pty Ltd
Mr Brendan Bishop
Mr John Briggs
Intract Indigenous Contractors
Mr Raymond Pratt
Director Dice Australia
CEO AllGrid Energy
In pursuit of AEMEE's objectives, Directors aim to:
advance the condition and welfare of Aboriginal people by increasing their involvement and interests in the resources industry in economic development, mineral resource management and environmental protection;
improve relations and understanding between Aboriginal people and Aboriginal companies and all relevant participants in the mining industry;
create opportunities for Aboriginal businesses to build the wealth, assets and good will within the resources industries;
increase opportunities for Aboriginal companies to develop into viable, profitable and successful businesses.
AEMEE will, through its Board and network, bring together professionals from the mining industry and private sector business to:
facilitate discussion between its members about matters of importance to them, particularly matters of national and international significance;
develop, and facilitate joint or agreed policies and strategies in relation to matters of importance to its network;
implement joint or agreed strategies and otherwise advocating and promoting joint or agreed policy positions;
facilitate the provision of research and other professional services to its network in relation to matters of importance, particularly matters of national and international significance;
keep its network informed by convening meetings, forums, seminars and workshops dedicated to advancing and promoting the interests of Aboriginal business owners;
maintain programs designed to keep interested parties informed of industry projects;
promote and provide networking opportunities;
engage proactively with the community, industry and governments; and
host programs in areas where there is a specific industry community benefit.
The Board of the AEMEE consists of Aboriginal business people with industry experience who volunteer their time to advance commercial opportunities for Aboriginal people.