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BUN LEK  means Boney Leg when translated from Tok Pisin (Papua New Guinean Pidgin). This was a nickname given to Joe Istria, founder and CEO of Bun Lek Solutions while working on Palm Island in Tropical North Queensland.

Established in 1990, Bun Lek Solutions initially started as an adventure company with a difference. Today we have grown into a company that provides a complete portfolio of service solutions tailored to your unique business or individual needs both today and in the future. Our collaboration with you helps us to create effective, engaging solutions for any situation; we help individuals and organisations unlock the power to achieve exceptional performance by focusing within and most of all by having fun. We work with you to develop and embed sustainable behavioural and performance improvement. We are a leader in bringing out the best in people and aim to develop the most positive elements of the human character, consistent with our core values: Integrity, Responsibility, Resilience, Compassion, Service and Human Potential. 

Put simply - We ARE your solution to a brighter future!!


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Our Mission

Bun Lek Solutions' mission is to provide challenging experiences that help people to grow, develop and achieve their potential while having the time of their life.


Our Core Values

Human Potential - Striving to be the best we can possibly be but not at the expense of others.
Integrity - Being true to yourself and others ... having the courage to honour your values and commitments.
Responsibility - To self, others and the environment. To be accountable for your decisions and actions.
Resilience - The ability to persevere through adversity and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances while enjoying the challenges.
Compassion - Caring for others and respecting the differences of people in our diverse global community without making judgements
Service - Service beyond self for the betterment of others and the environment.

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