We respect and honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land and commit to building a brighter future together.
I live and work on my birth country, Whadjuk boodjar where I draw my inspiration and strength from. I am passionate about connecting and sharing my knowledge with others. I spend time teaching my son stories on country and learning contemporary ways of expressing culture.
On my travels throughout Australia I have had the privilege of meeting many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people when living on their country. Through those connections they have enriched my exposure to the cultural diversity that we have in Australia. This is what motivates me to create art pieces that leave a lasting impression and telling its own unique story.
Veris is a member of the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) community. Our initial RAP, Veris Reflect, was created in partnership with Reconciliation Australia and commits to supporting reconciliation within our organisation and in the communities where we work. We recognise that reconciliation is built on mutual respect. To build a diverse and inclusive work culture and to respectfully work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and peoples, it is important that we have an awareness of our shared history and an appreciation for Australia’s rich cultural legacy
Veris has established an Alliance with Wumara Group - a majority Indigenous owned land and construction surveying company. The Alliance provides opportunities for Veris and Wumara Group to:
The Laverton Cycling Project, mentors Indigenous youths in the remote Laverton shire, 957 km from Perth, through the rebuilding of second hand bicycles and also educates participants on how cycling can be used as a form of transport, exercise, health improvement, freedom / autonomy, and sport. The Laverton Cycling Project is one aspect of our Veris RAP.
Veris has used Supply Nation Certified Indigenous businesses to supply goods and services such as workplace supplies. We also continue to pursue opportunities to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander supplier diversity in line with our RAP.