DCL LOCKSMITHS & SECURITY AT THE ADELAIDE INDIGENOUS BUSINESS TRADE FAIR
The boys were at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre representing DCL Locksmiths & Security at the Adelaide Indigenous Business Trade Fair. Thanks fto Supply Natipon, the NIAA and the South Australian government for putting on a terrific event. DCL chatted to representatives from government and corporate organsations and look forward to building on the momentum created from another successful Indigenous Business Trade Fair. Next stop: Brisbane!
AUSTRALIA'S SIXTEEN BIGGEST COMPANIES COMMIT $3 BILLION TO INDIGENOUS PROCUREMENT WITH 'RAISING THE BAR' INITIATIVE
Indigenous procurement continues to be the focus of not just state and federal Australian governments but also big business with the announcement of the Business Council of Australia's 'Raising the Bar' initiative. Sixteen of among Australia's biggest conmpanies have committed to the initiative that pledges $3 billion to spent on Supply Nation business over the next five years. DCL - with more than 51% inidgenous owenership - is proudly Supply Nation Certified and looks forward to exciting times ahead for indiegnous procurment.
The sixteen business include: Australian Unity, BAE Systems, BHP, BP Australia, Commenwealth Bank of Australia, EY, Fortescue Metals Group, KPMG, Lend Lease, McKinsey and Compoany, Microsoft, :Programmed, Qantas, Rio Tinto, Westpac and WSP.
To learn more about 'Raising the Bar' on the Business Council of Australia's website, click here
SBS article on 'Raising the Bar' can be seen here
DCL SUPPLIES TO $100 MILLION NSW STATE GOVERNMENT FUNDED HEALTH PROJECT
Congratulations to John Mannering and the Projects Team at DCL who have been awarded the contract to supply the Master Key system and architectural door hardware for the $100 million Stage 3 & 4 Dubbo Hospital redevelopment with Hansen Yuncken and the NSW State Government. Hansen Yuncken have demonstrated their commitment to Indigenous procurement and, as a Supply Nation Certified and Indigenous owned business, we at DCL hope to work on many more projects with Hansen Yuncken on sites Australia wide.
In other news, DCL has been awarded the contract to provide electronic security solutions for a high-end secutrity project in Canberra with Lend Lease for the Australian Federal Government. DCL were chosen becasue they have SCEC approved locksmiths with AGSV NV Level 2 security clearance and because the Australian Federal government are committed to indigenous business procurement and support construction companies who choose Indigenous businesses.
Further proof that DCL Locksmiths & Security are the ideal choice for state or federal government funded projects Australia wide.
To learn more about the benefits of Supply Nation for Corporate, click here
To learn more about the benefits of Supply Nation for Government funded projects, click here
To learn more about the NSW State Governmemnnt's Aboriginal Procurement Policy, click here
To leanr more about the Australian Government's Indigenous Procurement Policy, click here
'The primary purpose of the policy is to stimulate indigenous entrepreneurship and business development, providing indigenous Australians with more opportunities to participate in the economy.' (Commenwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy)
DCL FEATURE AT 'CONNECT 2019' INDIGENOUS BUSINESS EXPO AT ICC SYDNEY
DCL Locksmiths & Security were proud to feature at the National Indigenous Business Tradeshow at 'Connect 2019' at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. Along with over 180 Indigenous owned businesses from across Australia, DCL showcased the business to prospective clients from government and corporate organisations. For more information check out www.supplynationconnect.com.au
Connect 2019 was a fantastic event and we look forward to being there again at Connect 2020!
NSW STATE GOVERNMENT REVISES APIC POLICY MANDATING CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES MORE EFFECTIVELY ENGAGE INDIGENOUS BUSINESSES
Revisions to the NSW Government's Aboriginal Particpation in Construction policy (APIC) mandate construction companies contracted to do NSW state funded projects (such as schools and hospitals) to better engage with indigenous owned Supply Nation Certified businesses and to more regularly report their progress to the government. APIC was developed in 2016 and mandates that a minimum of 1.5% of the project spend on relevant NSW construction contracts to be dedicated to indigenous businesses. DCL welcome this development and as an indigenous owned and Supply Nation Certfiied business (meaning 51% or more inidgenous owned) we look forward to engaging more with construction companies contracted to NSW state funded projects.
To learn more about the NSW APIC policy, click here