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Our IBA - meet Eric

An interview by our CareerTrackers intern Zenae Powell. Meet Eric Kalolo, Communications Associate. Where are you from? My heritage hales from the Pacific Island nation of Samoa, but I was born in New Zealand and moved to Australia when I was eight years of age. I am currently living in Brisbane, home to the Turrbal […]

Video story: Happy home owners

We recently caught up with South Australian home loan customers, Dylan and Jen. They were delighted to share their positive experience with IBA and what being in their own home means to their family. They wanted a bigger home for their growing family and were weary of the insecurity of renting. Since getting in touch […]

New beginnings and a bright future  

When Elandra and Azra moved into their Rockhampton QLD home in April this year, they couldn’t be happier with their well-deserved purchase. It was the first time the recently married couple had lived together. So reluctant were they to spend money on renting while they reached their savings goals, that Elandra continued to live with […]

Our latest e newsletter

The IBA newsletter is out now. This edition celebrates Indigenous Business Month, and you can read the newsletter here. This issue includes: How Wiradjuri man Adam achieved his home ownership dream IBA's upcoming Power in Partnerships event, and details on how to register Mundanara Bayles yarns with our deadly customer Rodney Rankins on Black Women […]

Hear from our deadly customer in the latest episode of Black Magic Woman

Episode #100 of Black Magic Woman Podcast is out now. On this episode, Mundanara Bayles yarns with our deadly customer Rodney Rankins and we talk about home ownership! IBA  partnered with the Black Magic Woman Podcast to bring you a series of episodes based on a variety of topics including housing, business, youth, women, investing, […]

Adam's story

We were lucky enough to recently meet Wiradujri man  Adam, who shared his home ownership experience with us. When he first approached IBA for a home loan, he wasn’t in the right financial position to be successful in his application. But instead, he was given advice on how to improve his financial situation and be […]

Our Board - Meet Vanessa Elliott

Vanessa Elliott is a Jaru woman from the Kimberley and desert region. Her bush name is Wunyadee and skin name Nanjilli / Nungaray with strong kinship and cultural connections  in WA, NT, SA and QLD. She joined the IBA Board in May 2020. We caught up with Vanessa for a quick yarn to get to […]

Our IBA - meet Zane

Biripi man Zane Pratt joined IBA as a trainee in 2019 before going full time in 2021 in the Investments & Asset Management team. Zane is also currently the Co-Chair of the Galambany Advisory Committee (IBA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff network) and works on Gadigal land in the Sydney office. What was your […]

That's a wrap for 2022 SBS Small Business Secrets

IBA partnered with SBS Small Business Secrets again this year to feature four First Nations businesses doing what they do best. The segments were featured on SBS and NITV, and this was the third year we have supported the production of the series. SBS produced a special NAIDOC segment that kicked off the week and wrapped […]

IBA Newsletter - NAIDOC Edition

Our latest IBA newsletter is out now. You can read our NAIDOC newsletter special here.  This issue includes: SBS Business Secrets NAIDOC special featuring Arrernte woman Nova Pomare of Standley Chasm and Melbourne based designer Corina Muir of Amber Days. The story behind Cameron Wellness Centre, a progressive and holistic treatment centre. Follow the Flowers […]

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