Helping organisations accelerate their impact to permanently close the socioeconomic gaps for First Nations people.

Who we are

Our Founder, Topaz McAuliffe, is one of Australia’s most successful First Nations engagement specialists. She was the driving force behind Coles Group’s award-winning First Nations engagement program, leading Coles to become the largest corporate sector employers of First Nations people and one of Australia’s largest supporters of First Nations businesses.

Topaz, together with the rest of the 15 Times Better team, have over 50 years collective experience delivering some of Australia’s most successful First Nations engagement programs.

What we do

First Nations Impact Assessment 

Struggling to deliver meaningful impact with your current First Nations strategy or don’t know where to start?

Our proprietary First Nations Impact Assessment  assess and rates the maturity of your organisations First Nations activity against a proven set of key success factors. Providing  insights and best in class examples that form the basis of a First Nations strategy.

First Nations strategy development

Whether your organisation is only beginning its journey or looking to innovate for increased impact, we can help design your tailored First Nations strategy. Aligning to your organisations unique position to drive First Nations impact.

Expert ongoing advisory services

Helping organisations to implement their First Nations strategy, programs and initiatives.

Flexible support to suit your needs – entire strategy or 1-2 key areas (First Nations employment, supplier diversity or community engagement).


15 Times Better is a First Nations owned and managed business

Our name

The book Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras), outlines the results of a six-year research project exploring what leads to enduringly great companies. The findings outlined that over a period of six decades, visionary companies – guided by core values and a sense of purpose beyond just making money – outperformed the market by 15 times.

At the core of 15 Times Better is the knowledge that adopting a shared-value approach to social inclusion not only leads to improved outcomes for Australian communities, but also delivers significant business benefits.