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Nhulunbuy and Darwin

Manapan Furniture

Working in the Manapan Furniture workshop

Manapan makes beautiful furniture. The business, based on Milingimbi, 500kms east of Darwin, is a self-sufficient and self-funded company owned by Yolngu people, and supported by the Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation. It now has a worldwide reputation.

Manapan’s beautiful boutique work, including some of the most striking boardroom tables in Australia, have been bought by many major corporations and institutions, such as ANZ and Monash University.

Local Yolgnu people create the furniture alongside leading designers. Every piece is unique - combining modern design with traditional Aboriginal beliefs. As Manapan says, “Our furniture has a story to tell.”

Manapan will present at October Business Month in Nhulunbuy and Darwin.


Date: Thursday 1 October
Time: 9:30am to 10am
Venue: Gulf Room, Walkabout Lodge, 12 Westal Street, Nhulunbuy.

Register for the Nhulunbuy event


Date: Wednesday 28 October
Time: 9:45am to 10:15am
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin, 116 The Esplanade, Darwin.

Register for the Darwin event

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