RES Director, Leann Wilson was appointed by the Queensland Premier, Anastasia Palaszcuk, as one of 13 members of the newly formed ‘Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Group’ during the inaugural meeting of the group on the 30th November 2016 in Brisbane.

The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Group (Reference Group) has been set up to provide strategic advice to the Queensland Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and the Minister for Small Business, Leeanne Enoch on business and innovation matters that impact Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The Reference Group’s aim is to help increase the number and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses, entrepreneurs and innovators.