Winya Indigenous Furniture

Winya Indigenous Furniture

Winya Indigenous Furniture is a majority Indigenous owned business and the only company in Australia awarded by the UNITED NATIONS for Leadership in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Winya is a genuine Indigenous business, founded in 2015 before any Government Procurement Policies by Kamilaroi woman, Debbie Barwick, the inaugural chair of the First Australian’s Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Greg Welsh, whose father was a hidden generation Kamilaroi man.

Together, Debbie used her expertise in labour hire and Greg leveraged his background in the Australian furniture industry to build Winya’s profit-for-purpose model that creates traineeships & apprenticeships for
Indigenous people with partners across the Australian furniture industry. For our unique approach to Indigenous empowerment, in 2018 Winya became the only company in Australia to be Awarded by the United Nations for leadership in sustainable development.

Winya maximises its procurement outreach programs with timbers from remote communities, fabrics from women’s art centres and has created programs in Prisons to train Indigenous inmates to reduce recidivism &
build better communities.

Showroom Locations

Click the locations below for more information on each showroom.

Gadigal (Sydney)
Ngunnawal (Canberra)
Naarm (Melbourne)
Larrakia (Darwin)
Whadjuk Nyoongar (Perth)
Turrbal & Yuggera (Brisbane)
Nipaluna (Hobart)

WINYA is majority Indigenous owned and controlled business, supplying workstations, sit-stand desks, task seating, lounges and storage, lockers and Boardrooms through Indigenous employment focused manufacturing.


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