Stories

22/04/14

On solid ground

The Hope Vale community is thriving thanks to its strong community spirit and initiatives such as the development of the Hope Valley Estate, providing members an opportunity to buy a home on traditional land.

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6/02/14

Woman of steel

A lifelong love of pulling things apart prompted Kristy to start her own business ownership within the construction industry. Spending 18 months researching the viability of her idea she and husband Jo approached IBA’s Business Development and Assistance Program for business support.

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5/02/14

The seasoned voice

Highly respected for his innovative fusion of Asian and European cuisine with Indigenous flavours, Clayton Donovan is now sharing his passion for native foods and sustainable food practices with a new audience.

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30/12/13

In for the long haul

A deep passion for his traditional lands, and an understanding of their cultural and spiritual significance to the Adnyamathanha people, made the formal signing of a joint venture agreement with IBA on country a deeply emotional experience for Vince Coulthard.

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12/12/13

The big picture

It is a respect and love for family and his traditional lands that artist Jason Dimer has honoured in an artwork commissioned by IBA for its Boulder Road building in Kalgoorlie, WA.

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28/11/13

Hot property

It was in 2006, while fencing his family’s new home outside Darwin, that Wayne first thought to combine his love of art with his skills as a welder and steel fabricator. Years on he has created a successful business and here he shares some of his most important lessons.

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28/11/13

Ready, set, going global

It’s been a gruelling schedule, but a deeply rewarding one as Jasmin and Slay Herro go about the business of taking Outback Global…well, global.

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28/11/13

Feel the spirit

A joint venture between IBA and the Quandamooka people of North Stradbroke Island is creating employment and economic opportunities for the local Indigenous community, encouraging members to remain – or return to – living and working on their island home.

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28/11/13

Fit for life

Dr Alanna Sandell relocated her medical practice and family from NSW to WA with a burning desire to have a lasting impact on the health and wellbeing of current and future generations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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28/11/13

Our house rules

Buoyed by the security of home ownership, Lee and Graeme began considering business ownership as another avenue for achieving financial independence for their family.

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