Regional Economic Solutions (RES) is dedicated to bridging the economic and social gap between Indigenous Australians and the rest of the community.
We achieve this by partnering with organisations whose projects impact indigenous communities and work to ensure those impacts are positive, delivering social and economic outcomes that are sustainable, ethical and responsible.
Project drivers (for both government and private enterprise)
Cultural drivers for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander people.
What shares success looks like for all parties.
RES Directors Leann Wilson and Mal Meninga are from backgrounds as diverse as they are well-recognised within their chosen fields, but both strongly believe that economic development is the way forward for indigenous people.
Executive Director, Leann Wilson a descendent of the Bidjara and Kara-Kara peoples in central and central-western Queensland and a strong advocate for economic development.
Director of Community Engagement, Mal Meninga is a proud patron for his South Sea Islander community and an Australian rugby league legend.
Parity for First Nations People.
Drive social and economic outcomes for First Nations People in partnership with government and enterprise.
Hear – RES values the unique story of our clients and stakeholders. We understand and develop a clear appreciation of our clients’ future aspirations.
Feel – Cultural, social, political and environmental factors impact on growth and capacity building. RES walks beside our clients to maximise opportunities and navigate risk.
Evolve – RES supports clients to develop and evaluate strategies co-designed with local communities.
With strong relationships across indigenous communities, business and government, RES is ideally placed to negotiate beneficial outcomes for their clients and partners.
RES is also backed by Ausenco — a global company providing consulting, engineering, project delivery and asset operations solutions to the resource and industrial sectors.
This means that RES can provide community engagement services at the beginning of a project and continue to broker relations from environmental permitting, through study and execution stages, into operations.
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Our Ausenco Affiliation
We have a close association with Ausenco, a global engineering, consulting and project delivery provider to the minerals and metals, oil and gas, and industrial markets. Through Ausenco RES has access to a vast pool of international experience in delivering community development opportunities in remote and challenging locations around the world.