Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation, CheckUP acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.




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Supporting First Nations Gift Guide

Struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Support First Nations small businesses this festive season. The CheckUP team have put together this gift guide to help inspire you, from art prints to skateboards, there is something for everyone.


  1. Miimi and Jiinda Waarra Gumburr Art Print

Miimi and Jiinda make and custom frame their artwork on Gumbaynggirr Country in NSW.

  1. Chaboo Round Bowl “Family Yarns”

Chaboo is 100% Indigenous Australian owned and operated by Roy Fisher & Casey Coolwell. CHABOO was created for everyone, encouraging all people, of all walks of life, to appreciate Indigenous art, stories and culture.

  1. Amber Days Baby Totems and Bush Tucker Romper

Amber Days is an Aboriginal owned ethical children’s wear label that is inspired by the Australian bush, desert and sea. Amber Days is made for mindful, adventurous, free spirited little ones, who are the next generation of change makers.

  1. Clothing the Gap “Always Was, Always Will be” Tee

Clothing The Gap creates merchandise with messages that spark conversations. Making clothes that influence social change by uniting people (Indigenous and non-Indigenous) through fashion and a cause.

  1. Bunya Designs Country in Colour (Pink) Print on Paper

Painting both traditional and contemporary art using storytelling in every art piece, Leah Cummins wants to educate and teach everyone about their culture.

  1. KYKOE Dancing for Pippis Scrunchie

KYKOE is a 100% Aboriginal and Zenadth Kes business, sharing culture through accessories and contemporary art.

  1. House of DarwinJUNGLES JUNGLES X House of Darwin Tee

Existing to inspire, educate and cultivate change within the two worlds of Australia. House of Darwin is a social enterprise, reinvesting profits back into social programs in remote indigenous communities.

  1. Haus of Dizzy Always Was, Always Will Be Earrings

Haus of Dizzy creates bold, playful, statement-making jewellery that celebrates and honours Indigenous culture—imbuing a sense of empowerment and joy within everybody who wears it.

  1. Sobah Finger Lime Cerveza Non-Alcoholic Craft Beer

Premium non-alcoholic craft beer. Sobah are breaking down the stigma of socialising sober. Sobah exists to raise positive awareness and promote First Nations’ culture, art, language, and history.

  1. Spinifex Skateboards Shantara Conway Board

Ltyentye Apurte is home to the first indoor skatepark of its kind to exist in a remote community in the Northern Territory. Nicky Hayes a proud Arrernte man and Traditional Owner for Ltyentye Apurte founded Spinifex Skateboards, a way of giving back to community, building something to support kids and young people who decide to take on something new.