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Our IBA - Meet Desirae

Desirae works in our Loan Management Team in our Brisbane Office on Turrbal and Yuggera Country. About Desirae I am a Maori woman who was born in Australia but was raised in Hamilton, New Zealand. I have been working in the collections industry for 13 years. Eventually I ventured to IBA around three years ago […]

Flood relief for North West QLD

Has your home or business been impacted by the flooding in North West Qld? If you have an IBA home loan or a business finance product with us, and have been impacted by the floods, we want to reassure you and your family that IBA is here in times of need. Our customers impacted by […]

Our latest e-newsletter is out now!

The latest IBA e-newsletter is live! This edition shares inspiring stories about our amazing customers, along with events, workshops and information about how we can help customers in times of financial difficulty. Check out the stories featuring: The power of networking - From featuring in Forbes to heading to New York Fashion Week, Shahna Smith […]

Constructing a future for Indigenous employment

On the recent episode (#110) of Black Magic Woman, Mundanara Bayles hosted Priscilla Mason, a proud Worimi woman and one of the directors of Indigeco. Priscilla talked about her passion for promoting employment opportunities for Indigenous individuals and communities. Started in 2017 with funding provided by IBA via a start-up loan package, Indigeco is a […]

More than just a loan

Did you know that IBA offers so much more than just providing loans? Even before you put in an Expression of Interest (EOI) for a home loan, we are here for you. IBA’s Home Ownership program offers a series of workshops which provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who are interested in home ownership, […]

IBA Media Release: First Nations Women Gather at National Summit

IBA sponsor summit to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Event in Canberra from 9-11 May 2023. Theme: ‘We are the change.’ A new summit will bring together over 200 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women (including those who identify as cis, trans and non-binary) into an arena of decision-making with a diverse range […]

Our IBA - Meet Alex

Aleksandra - Alex currently works in the Legal Team at our Sydney Office on beautiful Gadigal Country. What was your journey to IBA? I was originally born in Croatia and moved to Australia when I was five, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. Later, I studied Law and Science with a major in Biology at […]

Doing it cool in the heat: Black Arc Industries

Black Arc Industries are a 100% Indigenous owned business in Alice Springs NT that does custom welding, modifications, and repairs on steel, stainless steel, and aluminium. Hayden Jude is a proud Batcho man of the Larrakia family and the owner of Black Arc Industries. He talked to IBA about the hard work of running a […]

Women in business & the power of networking

From featuring in Forbes to heading to New York Fashion Week, Shahna Smith shares how networking unlocked major opportunities. We sat down with IBA customer, #BossWoman and Networking QUEEN, to yarn about how the power of networking and a whole lot of hustle has catapulted her cosmetics company into soon becoming a global brand. They […]

Black Magic Woman vodcast meets Tanyah Nasir

Check out the second installment of the new vodcast series that we're partnering on with Black Magic Woman! In this episode, host Mundanara Bayles yarns with educator and community leader Tanyah Nasir on beautiful Larrakia country. Black Magic Woman explores issues of importance to First Nations people and communities. and we've partnered on a number […]

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