Home ownership is a key pillar of economic independence. It generates not just an asset that can be handed down to future generations, but also better health, education and self-esteem for Indigenous Australians. Through IBA’s solutions, our customers build a credit history over time and create equity in a home.
The inaugural Futures Forum kicks off this week to drive the future direction for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. It brings together Indigenous people aged between 18 to 30 that have experience in owning and operating a business and/or contributing to the development of the Indigenous economy.
When Gnaala Karla Booja man Rodney Rankins talks about home ownership, his eyes light up with pride. He became the 19,000th home loan that IBA approved for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people since its inception.
IBA provided more home loans in the past financial year than ever before. The journey to home ownership isn’t easy, it takes planning, budgeting, forward thinking and commitment. IBA has created a budgeting workshop to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families to better understand the financial responsibilities of buying a home and […]
IBA staff from the Brisbane office are relocating premises. The office move will occur between Friday 22 February and Monday 25 February. The move may result in some minor disruptions to office operations and staff will be unavailable on Friday 22 February. From Monday 25 February the new Brisbane office address will be: Level 19 […]
As an IBA customer in a flood affected area, we want to reassure you and your family that IBA is here in times of need. Please call 1800 064 800 if your home, business or employment arrangements have been affected by these floods.
“I want IBA to do more of (insert your opinion here).” … If you have had contact with us in the last 12 months, you’ll get an email with a survey link over the next week. Your feedback will provide valuable input to improve our services, so please open the email and survey away!
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!
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.
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.