Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Development

A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is a formalisation of your reconciliation process approved by Reconciliation Australia (RA).

It’s a significant step in fostering the trust that successful businesses need to have with Indigenous Australians. At YarnnUp, we offer full-service RAP creation, certification and implementation when you partner with our in-house Reconciliation Action Plan consultants


The importance of RAP development for your business

As a business, developing a RAP is an opportunity to show your support for the reconciliation process and to take meaningful action to help close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

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New RAPs developed and endorsed for Australia’s leading brands and organisations.


RAPs transitioned from Reflect to Innovate.


Guarantee that YarnnUp will have your RAP successfully endorsed!

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Streamline the process of RAP development and implementation by partnering with YarnnUp

YarnnUp’s Reconciliation Action Plan consultants can provide valuable support and guidance to businesses looking to develop a RAP. RAP’s can be a daunting process to initiate and then implement, this is why YarnnUp offers a partnership service to ensure you are supported every step of the way from development and endorsement through to implementation over the life cycle of the process.

Through our meticulous approach, we have been successful in achieving conditional endorsement on the first attempt 3 times for our clients. In fact, we are the only organisation to achieve conditional endorsement on the first attempt in Reconciliation Australia’s 21 year history. Although we never cut corners or rush the process, we also guarantee clients that we can achieve RAP endorsement from Reconciliation Australia within 12 weeks and we are proud to say we have never let our clients down.

YarnnUp’s Reconciliation Action Plan consultants can help with:

Frequently asked questions

What is a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)?

A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is the formalisation of your reconciliation journey as an organisation. It provides a framework around building the capacity of your organisation to respect, build effective relationships and create opportunities with First Nations peoples, communities and other organisations. A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is a journey and working partnership with Reconciliation Australia, endorsement and accreditation is provided and maintained by Reconciliation Australia who is the governing body administering the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) movement.

How many stages of Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP’s) are there?

Within the RAP framework there are four RAP types or stages. The 4 Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) stages are; Reflect RAP, Innovate RAP, Stretch RAP and Elevate RAP. This ongoing process allows organisations to continuously develop and expand on their reconciliation commitments. Each Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) type or stage is designed to suit an organisation at different stages of their reconciliation journey.

Is there a specific process or framework you need to adhere to as an organisation when developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)?

Yes, Reconciliation Australia has a RAP framework which is to be used a guide when developing each document for the various Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) stages. This provides a structured approach when looking to advance reconciliation within your organisation.

Are Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP’s) only for large corporations or organisations?

No, a business of any size can embark on a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) if it has the capacity to fulfil the outcomes / deliverables within the relevant Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) framework.

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