About Us

Power Back Pty Ltd is an Indigenous-led organisation that aims to change the lives of First Nations People living in remote communities by improving their access to renewable energy.

phone & email off grid power and electricity

1800 266 464

Image: A Power Back work crew in Community

Communities with renewable off grid power and electricity.

Including

Central Australia 71

Top End 57

Kimberley 31

Queensland 17

Our Partners

Institute for Collaborative Race Research (ICRR)
Solar Hybrids

Outback Power Program is funded by the Australian Government through
National Indigenous Australians Agency.

Majority Indigenous ownership

Working towards

%

First Nations Employees

%

First Nations Suppliers

non Bushlight 70, Bushlight 106 in pie chart

Power Back Pty Ltd is a new, Indigenous lead organisation that aims to change the lives of First Nations People living in remote Northern Australia by improving their access to renewable energy.

Power Back brings together existing organisations that are experts in the study of racism through the lens of Indigenous sovereignty, and the provision of off-grid renewable energy system. These organisations have come together to transform access to renewable energy for these First Nations communities, drawing upon their respective expertise.

Operating from our bases in Brisbane and Darwin, Power Back is the current Service Provider to NIAA for the management of the Outback Power Programme (OBP). Our team comprises of a majority indigenous lead board of directors with an industry leading solar engineering team and skilled field technicians. Complementing our technical team is a dedicated indigenous engagement and outreach team that are in the field, meeting communities face to face and building relationships with key stakeholders across the government, NGO and service provision sector.

With our mission to improve remote community access to renewable energy and our reach out and engagement with communities we are keen to partner with leading contractors with a passion for renewable energy and a strong interest in improving the lives of those living on country.

Power Back Pty Ltd aims to:

  • Provide outstanding First Nations led service for community through our 1800 number / email.
  • Support reliable power and electricity with regular maintenance and timely response to faults.
  • Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders to ensure clear communication.
  • Manage refurbishments / upgrades to ensure the3y meet community and OBP requirements.
  • Provide clear community user guides that are easy to use and tailored for each community.
  • Employ First Nations people and support First Nations business at every opportunity.

Image: Locations of Outback Power Communities

Power Back

Phone Number

1800 266 464

Business Hours:

9-5pm M – F

Emergencies:

24 hrs
7 days a week
365 days a year

Power Back acknowledges and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first people and recognises their traditional relationship with Country. ​We acknowledge the spiritual, social, cultural and economic practices of Aboriginal people come from their traditional lands, sky and waters, and that the cultural and heritage beliefs, languages and laws are still of importance today.

Image: Emus in a Central NT community