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IBA home loan planner back online

After maintenance to the IBA Home Loan Planner, it is now back online. Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, please contact us.

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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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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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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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SWSB applications open till Sunday 16 Feb

Strong Women Strong Business 2020, in Darwin on 27-30 April, offers a unique opportunity for a select group of participants to learn about doing business as an Indigenous woman, drawing on the experiences of their peers, and garner the strength and technical know-how to succeed. Apply now.

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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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Beauty on the beach

Helen Martin is an Arrente woman with a passion for Aboriginal tourism and what she and her husband Trevor have created on Bremer Island is not to be missed! With permissions from the local Yolngu community, they run a beautiful eco-retreat on a pristine island off the coast of Arnhem Land.

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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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Swimwear with a difference

Liandra Gaykamangu is a Yolngu woman who balances a business, Liandra Swim, with a growing family and believes that empowering women empower women further. We couldn’t agree more! Check out her record-breaking segment on SBS Small Business Secrets.

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Indigenous ingenuity at work

Robert Dann talks about how he expanded his Kimberley Cultural Adventures Broome business to new ventures with Bindam Mie where he transforms boab nuts into tea, oils and powder. Watch the SBS Small Business Secrets this month.

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