News and Media

18/12/18

2017-18 was IBA’s biggest year on record

$312 million in home loans, $52 million in business finance, 7.4% portfolio return to Indigenous co-investors – it’s been a busy year and we’re super proud of the results and what that means to all our customers!

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14/12/18

Office closures during the holiday season

During the holiday season, IBA will close at the end of the working day on Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019. 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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3/12/18

Tiddas in Business Workshops

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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27/11/18

IBA express sorrow at the passing of Dr Bonita Mabo AO

The Board, Executive and Staff of IBA express our sorrow at the passing of Dr Bonita Mabo AO and we extend our deep condolences to the Mabo Family and their community.

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9/11/18

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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30/10/18

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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23/10/18

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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19/10/18

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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18/10/18

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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17/10/18

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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