Our Aim

Our aim is to assist Individuals, Communities, Corporations, Government Departments and their stakeholders to come together in a mutually beneficial way but as independent partners.

This allows each partner to maintain its independence whilst deriving a benefit from a strategic alliance or partnership.

At Yaran Business Services we aim to assist Indigenous people in participating in economic development through joint ventures, direct investments, civil and mining, forestry and pastoral ventures, employment, service contracting arrangements and small business opportunities while ensuring that cultural independence and integrity is maintained.

Similarly, organisations can be assisted to develop strategic alliances or partnerships with stakeholders without compromising their commercial independence or integrity.

Meeting your needs

We understand that corporations have certain core corporate philosophies. With this in mind, our advice will ensure that corporations are able to cater for Aboriginal economic and cultural sensitivities when developing business opportunities.

The relationship will provide a team approach involving experienced professionals who will combine their technical expertise with a strong client ethic. The service you receive from our firm will be direct and personal.

Yaran offers a comprehensive range of professional services that are designed to assist and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business, community development and sustainability. We also have in house specialist training (Carey Training Pty Ltd) and in-house bookkeeping services available as part of our business suite.

We have also developed associate relationships with other Indigenous and non-Indigenous Logistics Specialists, Mining Engineers and Geologists, Accountants and Taxation, Consultants and Anthropologists who can be called upon as required.

Balancing culture and business

Yaran was formed as a result of a desire to provide more economic and culturally acceptable and client specific services. Yaran have staff who operate out of our offices in Adelaide and Port Augusta and associates who operate out of Perth, Melbourne and Darwin.

Our understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander needs combined with specialist knowledge and experience ensures that Yaran are able to provide relevant advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, communities and individuals.

Yaran provides business and consulting services to both the private and public sectors. Our consultants offer professional and reliable leading edge information and services in the following areas:

  • Corporate sustainability
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investigations, Reviews and Evaluations
  • Business Start ups, Facilitators & Brokers
  • Strategic Community and Business Planning
  • Native Title Commercial and Mediation Services
  • Cross Cultural Awareness Training
  • Strategic Relationship Building Strategies
  • Research and Policy Advice
  • Government and Community Relations
Our commitment

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Client experience

Prior to starting this consultancy firm Rick Callaghan was the national coordinator of a big five accounting firm’s Indigenous Business Group for five years. He developed substantial consulting projects across a number of business disciplines for KPMG. He commenced his own boutique consulting firm delivering services to the public and private sector with emphasis on undertaking reviews, evaluations, business start ups and joint venture mining and civil projects. He has been an integral player in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal business development and sustainability over the past 20 years in the Pilbara region, Adelaide, Darwin and FNQ.

Dr Dan Tyson has over 25 years experience in qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation involving health and related disciplines. Dan was also the deputy CEO of a major uranium explorer with extensive tenements in the mid north of South Australia for 5 years. His expertise covers project and corporate management, the areas of services planning, program evaluation, development of methodologies, government relations, mediation, community affairs and native title negotiations in SA, data analysis, and product costing. Dan has high-level skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods and has extensive experience in the analysis of large and complex data sets. Dan has extensive consulting experience within the private business, resources and government non-government sectors.


Our team members have worked within the mining and resource sector developing employment and business strategies, and have assisted with economic and mining negotiations and agreements between resource companies and Native Title claimants.

We have conducted work for some of the following organisations, communities and individuals:

  • Indigenous Land Corporation
  • Carey Mining Pty Ltd
  • BHP Billiton Iron Ore
  • Banyjima Native Title Group
  • Kaurna Native Title Group
  • Department Health & Ageing
  • Karijini Development PL
  • Carey Biyulu PL
  • DEWR-Indigenous and Employment Programs
  • Numerous Government and non-government clients
Industry sectors

Yaran professional staff have undertaken work in the following industry sectors:

  • Native Title Management
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Federal, State & Local Government
  • Economic & Property Development and Retail

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