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The Morning Sky – a workshop for Indigenous women in business

The Morning Sky Project are workshops for Indigenous women in business. It is a collaboration of Murawin and IBA and designed to support participants to validate their business ideas and establish a business model, in a culturally embracing and peer learning environment.

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Managing money for your mob – new resources for Indigenous Australians

Need help managing your money? The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have produced two new MoneySmart videos to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people take control of their money and get help with their debts when they need it.

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Strong women featured on Mundine Means Business

“It was a pump your fist in the air moment!” said Alison Page about the Strong Women Strong Business Conference. Alison and IBA’s Stella de Cos talked to Warren Mundine on Mundine Means Business about the conference and how important it is to bring together the strength of our Indigenous women in Australia. Watch the broadcast now.

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IBA talks Futures Forum on “Let’s Talk” radio

IBA’s Jyi Lawton and Rhea Stephenson spoke about Futures Forum on 98.9FM Let’s Talk this week. Listen to the podcast now.

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Forums launched to re-shape the future of business

IBA launched expressions of interest to be part of a series of national forums that will drive the future direction for young Indigenous people in Australia. Held in five key locations across the country in 2019, the forums will bring together more than 100 Indigenous people aged between 18 to 30.

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Accelerate with IBA 2019 applications now open

IBA has partnered with The Difference Incubator to deliver an Accelerator Program tailored to deadly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entrepreneurs. Applications are now open and due by 30 November 2018.

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$400 million invested last year by IBA in record-breaking results

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and IBA Director, Shirley McPherson, announced the results during a visit to Robertson Barracks in Darwin today with IBA business client and contractor at the barracks, Zancott Knight Facilities Management.

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Applications open for Trans-Tasman Indigenous Women’s Business Network

Applications are now open for Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum (ANZLF) Trans-Tasman Indigenous Women’s Business Network. They are searching for Indigenous women who are motivated to share skills, knowledge and resources to support women who are in business today and will lead tomorrow. IBA Board Director and Arrernte woman Kerrynne Liddle had it spot on […]

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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.

We are currently hiring! Details about the roles and how to apply can be found on our current vacancies page.

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Small business success in Victoria

Running or getting involved in small business has its rewards and challenges. The annual Small Business Festival is a month-long initiative, presented by Small Business Victoria, that delves into the intricacies of what it takes. IBA was honoured to deliver much of the Indigenous program of this year’s event and ran six full day workshops […]

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