Tools & Resources

Tools & Resources

Maganda Makers Business Backpack

Kimberley Indigenous Women we bring to you our unique Maganda Makers Business Backpack © designed to empower you to BUILD wealth through business, as a means to driving economic and social transformation for yourself, your household, your family and your community. 

The MMBB contains a variety of digital (and some will also be made available in hard copy) tools and resources. The tools and resources you choose to put into your Backpack are those that will be relevant to you and the stage that your business journey is at. 

As the Club develops we will continue to add further tools and resources. We always welcome your feedback and ideas on tools and resources you would like to see, email: 

Over time you might add additional tools and resources to your BUSINESS BACKPACK and other tools and resources you will no longer need to use. So let’s get packing!

The 8 Ways Framework of Aboriginal Learning

The 8 Ways Framework of Aboriginal Learning is applied when developing the tools and resources of the Club backpack.  
8 Ways Framework of Aboriginal Learning,  

Maganda Voice Podcast

Our Maganda Voice Podcast has audio bites to nurture, champion and support Kimberley Indigenous women aspiring, emerging, established and growing in business.

Hear from Maganda Makers their challenges, tips, and hopes for their business with host Haylee Rivers. Plus, the podcast has some mini audio bites from the Club Coach to help build personal smarts, business smarts and money smarts.

The 3-prong SMARTS approach of a Kimberley Indigenous Women in Business: 


1. Personal Smarts for Business

Tools and resources that will strengthen you personally such as addressing trauma trails, developing problem solving skills and increasing your confidence; simply put SMARTS that will help you develop your personal capacity as a business owner. 

2. Money Smarts for Business

Tools and resources that will help you to generate wealth through the vehicle of your business, such as learning skills about how to use accounting software to manage the business money; simply put SMARTS that will develop your financial capacity and capability as a business owner. 

3. Business Growth Smarts

Tools and resources that will help you to grow your business in a successful and sustainable way, such as learning how to plan and action your business ideas; simply put SMARTS will develop your business capability as a business owner. 

The digital TOOLS and RESOURCES are free to MEMBERS of the CLUB and can be accessed to download at the bottom of this page. 

We will let you know on this page and on the Community App when new tools and resources are available. 

Here is a sneak peek at one of our RESOURCES: at the Maganda Makers Business Club one way we describe what building a business is like is building a business is like baking a lemon cake. 

FREE Australian Government Nutrition Panel Calculator


Are you creating a food product such as a bush jam or other type of condiment?

To work out the nutritional value to go on your food label, access the free Australian government Nutrition Panel Calculator at:

You will need a good set of scales and a calculator and can electronically print and save your recipe file too.

Computer, Tablet & Online Learning Help



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A Kimberley Indigenous Women’s led grassroots initiative nurturing, championing and supporting Kimberley Indigenous Women in Business (aspiring, emerging, established and growing)

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Business Club Captain

Natasha Short

Maganda Makers Business Club Captain and Managing Director of Kimberley Jiyigas

Phone // 0409 156 756 

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Business Club Manager

Cindy Mitchell

Indigenous Women’s Entrepreneurship Program Director, Good Return 

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