IBA and the NIAA have developed a new support package for Indigenous businesses who have been impacted by the crisis, including non-IBA customers. The package includes access to specialist advice and working capital assistance of up to $100k.
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.
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.
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.
IBA will fund Australia’s first earth ground station built and owned by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander company. The multi million dollar station will bring new jobs and economic opportunities to remote Australia.
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 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.
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.