Building a better tomorrow
Koya Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit organisation owned and operated by local Aboriginal people in the City of Swan in Western Australia. Koya has 15 Aboriginal members between the ages of 15-80 and engages with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal members across metropolitan Perth and currently works with communities in the north east and south west corridors.
We are inclusive
to the whole community, no one is left out.
confirming Aboriginal identity
individuals through research and innovation.
for the community its people.
Elder Allan Kickett
Prof Fiona Stanley
Prof Cheryl Kickett-Tucker
It is Koya’s aim to provide benefits to the local community by:
- creating a new commercial enterprise in the Swan Valley region of Western Australia;
- providing a contact point for private sector engagement with Aboriginal business and people;
- providing skills development and employment opportunities to Aboriginal people;
- rehabilitating, preserving and showcasing the environment in and around the City of Swan region; and
- operating as a state-wide central repository of support and learnings of Aboriginal culture, tradition and customs throughout Western Australia.
- establishing essential health services (such as Eastside Ear Clinic and Aged Care) for Aboriginal community members;
- establishing core sport and recreational opportunities for children and young people
- provision of Australia’s only Aboriginal independent research facility, Pindi Pindi Ltd.