Formed by former West Coast Eagles David Wirrpanda, Wirrpanda assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians with education and employment opportunities throughout Australia.
Warrikal are proud to work with the Wirrpanda Foundation by providing job opportunities that help Indigenous job seekers pursue their career goals in the engineering and mining sectors.
Warrikal were privileged enough to be apart of Wirrpanda’s 2018 Annual Fundraising Dinner where $80,000 was raised to assist in creating opportunities for Indigenous people and promote strong role models and healthy lifestyle choices.
Warrikal’s CEO Amanda Healy is an active Wirrpanda Corporation Board Member.
AENWA 2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Apprentice or Trainee of the Year.
The AENWA is a not-for-profit organisation representing member group training organisation in Western Australia.
Warrikal is AENWA partner and proudly sponsor the 2019 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Apprentice or Trainee of the year through the Apprentice Employment Network.
The Warrikal team were privileged enough to attend the recent 2019 MADALAH Ball at Crown Perth. The MADALAH Ball was established in 2016 and is coordinated to raise funds in assisting more educational opportunities for Indigenous students in WA. The evening included performances from MADALAH partner schools and students, live music, an auction and a raffle. As a result the outcome of this year’s Ball will enable MADALAH to award 38 scholarships in 2020. Warrikal look forward to continuing to support such a fantastic organisation and event with MADALAH.
Kirrikin offers luxury accessories featuring contemporary Indigenous Australian artists creating sustainable incomes for aboriginal artists, Kirrikin is owned and operated by Warrikal’s CEO Amanda Healy.
Kirrikin support the following;
- Creating sustainable incomes for six Aboriginal Artists.
- The Yirrigan Yorgas Program that supports Aborignal Women in Prison.
- Financial support to the elder visiting program to Aboriginal people in prison.
- Starlight Foundation Fundraiser annual contributions for Aboriginal kids in hospital.
- NAIDOC Womens Events.
- Madalah Foundation via contributions for Fundraisers for Aboriginal Scholarships.
Warrikal support Kirrikin through purchasing artworks from Indigenous artists, afternoon tea fundraisers in conjunction the Wirrpanda Foundation and the ongoing support of the ongoing Kirrikin community Activities.
Supply Nation Registered
Warrikal is a Supply Nation registered business connecting Indigenous business ownership to as many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as possible.
Western Force Indigenous Round
Warrikal were proud of be an official partner of the Western Force Indigenous Round between Western Force v Samoa in July 2018 together with four other Indigenous Owned and Operated Businesses.
As official partners Warrikal had the opportunity to attend the match and function hosted by FMG’s Andrew Forrest, where the Warrikal team were welcomed to country by Indigenous leaders and witnessed both the Samoa and Indigenous Australian teams perform indigenous dances representing each nation.
This partnership with the Western Force provided the opportunity for Warrikal to recognise the unique contribution that Andrew Forrest and FMG have made in the development of indigenous communities and businesses.
MERC – Mining Emergency Response Competition
The MERC is an annual community event that showcases demonstrations of real-life emergency rescue scenarios by volunteers across Western Australia.
Warrikal was proud to be involved in supporting the 2017 MERC event and the emergency responders who volunteer their time and skills to keep both Western Australian mine sites and communities safe.