Boost for bushfood and Aboriginal businesses

Posted: November 3rd, 2021

A new opportunity has emerged for Western Australian Aboriginal businesses looking to break into the bushfoods industry.

Developed by the State Government in partnership with Outback Academy Australia, two guides have been developed highlighting the risks and opportunities for Aboriginal businesses, as well as promoting best practices for industry in the bushfoods sector.

The industry is highly lucrative, with the Australian bushfoods industry being valued at $21.5 million at the farm gate in 2019, but with Aboriginal businesses only accounting for 15 per cent of the industry.

The guides are available at