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Accelerating business growth

When Adam Wooding, a proud Yorta Yorta man, and his wife Carmel reached out to IBA, they were ready to bring their new business idea to life. After participating in the Accelerate with IBA program, they decided to take a completely different road and created something better than they first imagined. Accelerate with IBA is […]

CEDA event focused on housing

The next session in CEDA’s "Empowering First Nations People" series will explore programs which provide access to home rentals and ownership for people in urban, regional and remote settings. The following panel will unpack the issues and opportunities of housing for the Indigenous community on Tuesday 26 October, 1-2pm AEDT: Jody Broun, Aboriginal Housing Office NSW […]

ABC News article on home ownership and Lenders Mortgage Insurance

"It's really good. It's my own place. I can paint a wall purple if I feel like it or, you know, break something and it's mine," said new homeowner Kelly in this ABC News article. After starting to save for her first home two years ago, Kelly knew the 20% deposit was going to be […]

Refinancing success

Applying for home loan can be a daunting prospect at the best of times, but particularly so for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who remain among Australia’s most financially vulnerable people. This disparity is part of the reason why IBA was created. We’ve been helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with loans and […]

IBA speaks at National Summit on Women's Safety

The National Summit on Women's Safety took place virtually on 6-7 September 2021. IBA's Director of Community & Customer Experience, Stella de Cos, spoke as part of a panel discussion on "Financial Freedom: creating economic security and escaping financial abuse." "When our women are well, our children are well," said Stella. She went on to […]

IBA and Black Magic Woman Podcast Partnership Series

Stuck inside at the moment? Why not catch up on our podcast partnership series! IBA have partnered with the Black Magic Woman Podcast to bring you a series of episodes that will be based on a variety of topics including housing, business, youth, women, investing, financial literacy, economic development and COVID-19 recovery. So far Black Magic Woman […]

Launch of Indigenous Business Centre signals new model for Indigenous education and engagement

The University of Melbourne media release, dated 12 Aug 2021: The Dilin Duwa Centre for Indigenous Business Leadership – the first of its kind in Australia – was launched today at the University of Melbourne and Melbourne Business School. The centre will be a home for education, engagement and research to support the self-determined growth […]

CEDA Event: Empowering First Nations People through education

IBA are a sponsor of the "Empowering First Nations Peoples" series with the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA). As a CEDA member, IBA support the initiatives of informed debate on relevant issues that matter for the greater good. The 1st session was on employment and the upcoming session is on education which takes […]

IBA Media Release: IBA announces new CEO appointment

Kirsty Moore appointed as new CEO at Indigenous Business Australia. The competitive recruitment process confirms a continued strategy of positive outcomes from a passionate leader. The agency moves forward with vision to advance a nation in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are economically independent and an integral part of the economy. The Minister for […]

IBA e-newsletter out now

The July edition of the IBA Newsletter is out now. It shares inspirational stories about our customers, along with news and links to upcoming workshops. Read the latest edition. Want a copy direct to your inbox? You can subscribe here. The newsletter is shared approximately every two months.

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