Here are some frequently asked questions on our Aboriginal Design Principles and Connecting with Country service.

Can YarnnUp assist with the tender submission process as it relates to Aboriginal Design Principles or Designing with Country?

Yes, YarnnUp can assist throughout the process of tender submission, helping you to formulate a strategy on how to best meet the criteria in place to ensure success when there is a requirement for Aboriginal Design principles and Connecting with Country as a part of a project.

Does YarnnUp work with clients on an ongoing basis throughout a Designing with Country project life cycle to ensure ongoing success of implementation and various initiatives?

Yes, YarnnUp thrives on building partnerships with its clients and our service is always circular as we want to ensure things are done authentically. Our goal is to set your organisation up for success particularly when it comes to sensitive topics such as Aboriginal Design principles and Connecting with Country.

Will YarnnUp attend meetings alongside our organisation with stakeholders such as local councils, developers and so forth?

YarnnUp’s service is all inclusive. As the cultural authority assigned to your project, we will act as an extension of your business.

Does YarnnUp create a First Nations engagement plan as well as Community engagement plan as part of its service offering?

Yes, YarnnUp will develop a detailed First Nations engagement plan that considers all relevant stakeholders that can provide value to the project. YarnnUp has a broad network that includes local land councils through to significant members of the community that hold strong influence within the design and construction space.

Does YarnnUp create a Community engagement plan as part of its service offering?

Yes, YarnnUp will develop ma detailed community engagement plan that considers all influences and influencers throughout the community from inception through to implementation.

Will YarnnUp provide an Aboriginal design principles or connecting with country report as part of its service when consulting with organisations?

Yes, YarnnUp will have a working paper throughout the project and conclude with a final report that represents the findings and recommendations as it relates to First Nations cultural protocols, suggestions and actions. This will be a comprehensive report that is all inclusive of the needs of the client when looking to activate the project.

Does YarnnUp assist with architectural or structural design to implement First Nations design principles and designing with country?

YarnnUp has relationships and preferred supplier agreements with designers and architects that can assist with your project requirements.

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Partner with Australia’s Premier Aboriginal Social Change Agency.

YarnnUp acknowledges the profound history of this country.

We honour and recognise the fact that First Nations peoples, our people, have cared for and safeguarded the lands we now call home.

YarnnUp acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of this land. To the Elders past and present, please accept our respects on behalf all nations and language groups. We thank you for allowing YarnnUp to work across the beautiful lands of Australia.