The Claystone brand is representative of First Nations people as the name “Claystone” is symbolic of the land and earth of which Indigenous people have walked for thousands of years.


Claystone was founded by Mervyn Fernando a young Dunghutti and Kamilaroi entrepreneur and marketing professional. He is a 2017 graduate from Latrobe University in addition completing an undergraduate degree in business, majoring in marketing. Merv has since worked in Claystone Marketing, servicing clients from a range of industries and supporting them with all their communication needs. Merv’s life goal is to become a nationally recognised marketing professional.

Claystone’s Mission

  1. Establish Claystone as leading Indigenous owned marketing consultancy for strategic and creative communications.
  2. Support the long term sustainable growth of Claystone.
  3. Inspire, empower and train young Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Claystone Values

1. Customer Commitment

We develop relationships that make a positive difference to our clients future.

2. Quality:

We provide outstanding products and unsurpassed service that, together, deliver premium value to our customers.

  3. Integrity:

We uphold the highest standards of integrity in all of our actions.

  4. Team Work:

We work together, across the nation, to meet the needs of our customers.

Our Customers

To date, Claystone Marketing has worked with many Indigenous and Non-Indigenous businesses. Claystone Marketing is a certified Aboriginal company with Supply Nation, Kinaway Victorian Indigenous Chamber of Commerce & NSW indigenous Chamber of Commerce.

Claystone Marketing has worked alongside the following national businesses and organisations;

•    Academy of Sport Health and Education

•    AMK Law

•    Australia Council for the Arts

•    BNYM Indigenous Designs

•    Bunjil Energy.

•    Burnanga Indigenous Fishing Club

•    Hunter Primary Care

•    Indigenous Business Australia

•    Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources

•    Innovation Hub Coffs Harbour

•    Kawul Restaurant

•    Kianga Coatings

•    Kinaway Indigenous Chamber of Commerce

•    Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

•    Muru Office Supplies

•    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Allied Health Worker Association (NATSIHWA)

•    Sandhurst Catholic Diocese

•    Small Business Advisory Services

•    The Greater Shepparton City Council

•    Towcha Technology.

•    Tranby National Indigenous Adult Education and Training

•    Unearth Group

•    University of Melbourne

•    Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

•    Wunyun Indigenous Healing

Claystone Marketing has developed an online interactive social media marketing course specific to Aboriginal businesses. Kinaway Indigenous Chamber of Commerce recently purchased this course on behalf of its members. The course is receiving positive feedback from all participants & Claystone Marketing continues to deliver value towards the Aboriginal business community.