Dale’s application to attend this international Slow Food event speaks of her desire to make connections with other women within Indigenous food communities, to understand their challenges, what works, how we can improve, and how we can work together to build awareness of our plights. Dale makes the point that Aboriginal Australia is always left behind and that we need to have equality and a voice in the industry in Australia and invest in our birthright as traditional owners.
In 2019 Dale is working on a project to create a sustainable annual bush food symposium in Brisbane. This will provide a voice for existing Indigenous bush food companies to build a future for their families and communities. It will endorse and implement a cultural framework that will enable those businesses and emerging Indigenous business to navigate the industry with equality.