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18/03/20

COVID-19 support

As Australia moves to respond to the emerging global COVID-19 crisis, IBA wants to assure our customers that we are doing everything we can at this time to assist you and keep our operations running as smoothly as possible. We know that many of you will be facing uncertainty and economic hardship now and in […]

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13/03/20

IBA postpones Strong Women Strong Business Conference

Due to the increasing concerns around COVID-19, the 2020 Strong Women Strong Business conference will be postponed until further notice. The 2020 event was due to bring approximately 350 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesswomen together for three days of sharing, mentoring and business development.

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9/03/20

Home ownership was a game-changer for these two Indigenous women’s families

Meet Kylie and Naomi, who are great examples of how home ownership changes lives long after the SOLD sticker goes up. This article is the last in a series featured by The Guardian Labs on the impacts of Indigenous home ownership.

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3/02/20

The ripple effect of Indigenous home ownership

The second in a series of content developed in partnership with The Guardian Labs, the latest article shows the ripple effect of how supporting Indigenous home ownership drives a strong economic future for Australia.

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29/01/20

IBA launches 2020 Strong Women Strong Business Conference

The event will be held on 27–30 April 2020 at the Darwin Convention Centre and include up to 350 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesswomen – making it the largest gathering of Indigenous businesswomen in Australia. Applications open 30 January 2020.

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20/12/19

Research shows funding Indigenous Australians’ home ownership benefits us all

Supporting home ownership for Indigenous Australians addresses not only the issue of housing but also the financial security, social engagement and wellbeing of the whole community. It can make a difference to many critical issues facing both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Read The Guardian Labs article for more info.

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30/09/19

An accelerator program launched specifically for procurement opportunities

A new program has launched to help Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business owners to accelerate the growth of their businesses.

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11/09/19

More Indigenous move into home ownership group

Excerpt from an article written by Paige Taylor titled, ‘More Indigenous move into home ownership group’, and published in The Australian on 11 September 2019. More Indigenous Australians than ever are homeowners, fewer live in overcrowded accommodation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who rent are slowly shifting away from social housing in favour of private properties.

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8/08/19

IBA Media Release – IBA announces second Strong Women Strong Business Conference

IBA has officially announced the second Strong Women Strong Business conference for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business women to be held in early 2020. This announcement builds on the hugely successful inaugural conference in 2018 and the growing online community of over 1,400 women.

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25/06/19

Futures Forum goes to NAIDOC

A representative group of Futures Forum will share their insight at our NAIDOC Breakfast event in Canberra. Watch the recap video of the forum to be inspired by what our young Indigenous people can do.

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