Townsville office closure due to Cyclone Debbie

IBA’s Townsville office will close at 12noon on Monday 27 March until further notice due to Cyclone Debbie. During this temporary closure, phone calls will be managed by our Brisbane office. For any enquiries please contact IBA on 1800 107 107 or email us.

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New employment opportunities at IBA

At IBA offices across Australia, our professional and committed team are passionate about encouraging economic independence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Multiple opportunities are currently available. Details about the roles and how to apply can be found on our current vacancies page.

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Working to improve our home loan process

IBA launched an important survey this week on our home loan process. Feedback received will provide valuable input to how we service the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community today and in the future.

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Office closures during the holiday season

During the holiday season, IBA will close at the end of the working day on Friday 23 December 2016 and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2017. From the Board and staff at Indigenous Business Australia we wish you all the best for the holiday season and a happy new year.  

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Rockhampton office closure

IBA’s Rockhampton office has now closed, however this will not result in any disruption of services which will now be managed by our Brisbane office. For any enquiries please contact IBA on 1800 107 107 or email us.

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IBA Means Business

IBA has launched a new range of business skills workshops for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in response to the increasing opportunities available for Indigenous businesses through the Australian government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy.

Each workshop is designed to tackle the unique challenges faced by Indigenous entrepreneurs at the various stages of the business ownership life cycle.

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Commercial property sale provides strong return for Indigenous investors

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is pleased to announce the sale of commercial property Scarborough House to Centuria Property Funds Ltd.

The sale of Scarborough House, owned by the Indigenous Real Estate Investment Trust (I-REIT), generates a significant return for its12 Indigenous investor groups as well as IBA.

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Adelaide, Perth and Hobart offices

IBA staff from the Adelaide and Perth offices are relocating premises and this may result in some minor disruptions to office operations. We thank you for your understanding during this time.

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Results show growth, challenge and change for IBA

IBA tabled its Annual Report 2015–16 detailing outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in areas of home ownership, business development and commercial investment opportunities.

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Igniting the Indigenous Economy

The imperative to drive economic growth has traditionally been central to our national interest debate. However, Indigenous Australia has largely been excluded from these discussions. Instead, the discussions tend to revolve around what could be ‘fixed’ for Indigenous Australia.

A generation of Indigenous leaders has argued passive welfare is destructive to dignity, and that long term economic empowerment must be built through employment and entrepreneurial activity.

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