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Partnership launches Indigenous hospitality jobs strategy

The launch of a ground breaking partnership in June 2017 led by IBA with TFE Hotels and the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) at Adina Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront is set to increase Indigenous employment opportunities in the Northern Territory. The Darwin Hotel Partnership comprising of Cristilee Houghton of IBA, Giselle Collins Independent IBA Chairman and Ian […]

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Maximising future benefit from the Indigenous Estate

Speech by ILC and IBA Chair Eddie Fry National Native Title Conference, June 2017 The theme of this conference; Our Land is our Birth Right: MABO25 & Beyond, is a call to action to us all. To me that call is loud and clear – we must move from a circumstance where Indigenous Australians speak […]

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Renewable energy transition to benefit Indigenous Australians

At the National Native Title Conference in Townsville, Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) brought together key participants in the renewable energy sector to discuss a range of real and exciting opportunities that exist for Indigenous Australians to participate in and benefit from this sector. With the session derived to align with IBA’s board-approved renewable energy strategy, […]

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Partnering with Indigenous Australians to enhance outcomes

Through its knowledge, understanding of and connectivity with the Indigenous business sector, Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is building partnership arrangements with a range of organisations to enhance outcomes for Indigenous businesses. IBA recognises the significant opportunities available to many entrepreneurs through private sector and government procurement. In order to meet the demand with the resources […]

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Appointments to IBA Board welcomed

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) Chair Eddie Fry has welcomed the appointments of Mr Roy Ah See and Ms Kerrynne Liddle as Directors of the IBA Board. ‘The combined expertise of Roy and Kerrynne, provide the IBA Board with exceptional depth of skill and experience. ‘I look forward to working with the new Directors to continue […]

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IBA talks about home ownership on NITV’s The Point

IBA’s acting CEO Rajiv Viswanathan was interviewed on NITV’s The Point this week,  discussing IBA’s response to the housing affordability crisis affecting Indigenous Australians. Watch the interview.

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Tailored solutions for growth and success of a new generation of Indigenous businesses

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) has launched two new products to assist Indigenous Australians to start up and succeed in business. These new products are a Start-Up Finance Package and a Procurement Loan that complement IBA’s standard business loan and asset leasing offerings. IBA General Manager, Enterprises, Wally Tallis said the new products were developed from […]

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Have you been affected by the recent storms?

Has your home or business been adversely impacted by Cyclone Debbie and the recent storms in North Queensland? If you have an IBA home or business loan, we may be able to help. Please call 1800 064 800 for assistance.

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Helping home buyers reach their goals

IBA home loans are helping Indigenous Australians achieve the dream of owning their own home. Read how Brogan, through careful planning, determination and hard work, was able to purchase a home last year with support from IBA.

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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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