Terri Janke and Company is an award-winning Indigenous law firm that empowers clients to achieve success in business and innovation. Operating since 2000, we are proudly 100% Indigenous owned and run, and a Certified Supplier with Supply Nation. We specialise in Commercial Law and lead in the area of Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP).

Terri Janke and Company always strives to offer the best legal service and reliability to our Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients. We work nationally and internationally, and have the capacity to deal with large scale projects.​ We are currently on the Whole of Australian Government Legal Services Panel and the Queensland Legal Services Panel.

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Protocols for using First Nations Cultural and Intellectual Property in the Arts

This is the latest edition of the Australia Council for the Arts Protocols for using First Nations Cultural and Intellectual Property in the ArtsThese protocols are for creative practitioners working with Indigenous artists or Indigenous cultural heritage in their creative projects.

Indigenous Roadmap Project

In 2019, Terri Janke and Company delivered the Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA) commissioned landmark document 

First Peoples: A Roadmap for enhancing Indigenous engagement in museums and galleries.

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What we've done for our clients...

“Adhapudhay Eso! (Thank you Very Much!) to Terri Janke and Company! Terri Janke and Andrew Pitt are expert Business Consultants.

Isolated in the Torres Strait, Panipan Designs has been blessed to achieve significant milestones through our entrepreneurial journey under their leadership and support through. We are eternally grateful for TJC challenging our ideals and making the ‘heavy lifting’ effortless.

Our self-confidence has soared, helping us make our Business Plan crystal clear and achievable, from marketing to pitching our business ideals, through to developing our existing and new products.

TJC have provided endless opportunities from re-branding and trademarking our existing business and products, along with the source of potential investors, through their connections on mainland Australia. 

Our Weaknesses have turned to Strengths, our Threats into Opportunities,  the experience has been priceless, we never thought we’d get to where we are now. We highly recommended TJC to anyone who aspires to develop their ‘new and existing’ small business venture in Creative Industries"

Edwin & Regina Turner
Panipan Designs

© 2021 Terri Janke and Company



All professional photography by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting 'Terri - Butterfly Flowers Dreaming' by Bibi Barba has been used under license in the firm photographs, including for staff profiles.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in some firm photographs on the TJC website homepage, staff profiles, careers and services pages. Visit Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. Visit Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit Bibi's website.

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phone: +61 2 9693 2577

email: tjc@terrijanke.com.au

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