Calleo Indigenous

Calleo Indigenous is a Registered Indigenous Business with Supply Nation and eligible for agencies to procure under the Australian Government's Indigenous Procurement Policy.

Calleo Indigenous

Calleo Indigenous

Calleo Indigenous is part of the Calleo group of companies. Calleo is a contracting and recruitment business specialising in providing skilled labour to Federal and State Government clients, and private industry. Established in 2015, the Calleo group has secured in excess of 350 resources for its clients across Australia. More than 250 of these resources are AGSVA cleared resources, working within Government Departments.

Calleo Indigenous was established to deliver skilled resources to our clients whilst supporting Indigenous causes, including the enhancement of employment and career development opportunities. We are 50% owned by the Calleo group and 50% owned by Melinda ‘Mel’ Brown.

Today Calleo Indigenous provides specialist resources to Government projects in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland.

Community Fund

Community Fund

Calleo Indigenous (CI) was established to deliver skilled resources to our clients whilst supporting positive social outcomes for Indigenous communities through the backing of Indigenous causes and projects, utilising the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund (CICF).

The CICF strives to support the enhancement of employment, education, and career development opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. As the CICF grows, Calleo Indigenous are committed to supporting more causes and individuals to enable the development and creation of education and employment success for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people.

The CICF promotes high impact, meaningful change to local Indigenous peoples and their communities and in FY 2019-2020, the CICF was able to contribute to supporting the following initiatives:

Calleo Indigenous Gallipoli Scholarship Fund

Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Service

Northern Borders Senior Access

Dr. Steve Burroughs Foundation

Future Initiatives

The CICF is already exploring future initiatives and potential recipients and as such has opened its application process for FY 2020-2021.

To lodge your expression of interest, please complete the form below. Thank you for your interest in the CICF, we look forward to hearing from you!

Applying for CICF Funding

Thank you for your interest in the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund. Please take the time to familiarise yourself with Calleo Indigenous and the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund, to understand our mission and what we seek to achieve.

You can register your interest by completing the expression of interest (EOI) form located below. Unfortunately, due to the number of enquiries we receive, Calleo Indigenous will only respond to expressions of interest we believe are aligned with the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund’s objectives. A CICF representative will supply the CICF application form for suitable EOI’s. Applications will be assessed throughout the financial year, with applications for FY 2020-2021 closing 5pm, 15 May 2021.

To find out more about how we can work with you, or for further details please email hello@calleoindigenous.com.au

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Mel Brown

Mel Brown

Mel is an Australian Aboriginal Ngunnawal woman. As well as being an owner and board member of Calleo Indigenous, she is a Director of Spirit Dreaming Education and Training Solutions. Her past experiences are drawn upon by Calleo Indigenous to ensure the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund (CICF) promotes high impact, meaningful change to local Indigenous people and their communities.

Calleo Indigenous was formed with a commitment to direct a minimum of 2% of its revenue to Indigenous causes, via the CICF.

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