Indigenous Business Australia (Board)

Prime Minister and Cabinet
Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is a progressive, commercially focused organisation that promotes and encourages self-management, self-sufficiency and economic independence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We identify and pursue opportunities that enable Indigenous Australians to create wealth, accumulate assets and achieve their financial aspirations. We do this by building mutually respectful and responsible partnerships with Indigenous Australians, government agencies, private sector business and industry to facilitate Home Ownership, Business Ownership and wealth creating Investments.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 2, 15 Lancaster Place
    Majura Park ACT 2609

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Edward Fry 18 December 2021 17 December 2024
Deputy Chair Mr. Anthony Ashby 12 July 2020 11 July 2023
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Joshua Gilbert 1 April 2022 31 March 2025
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Shirley McPherson 18 December 2021 17 December 2024
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Richard Allert AO 18 December 2021 17 December 2024
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Claire Woodley 25 October 2022 24 October 2025
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Vanessa Elliott 14 May 2020 13 May 2023
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms Ms. Rosemary Addis AM 17 September 2020 16 September 2023
Director/Non-Executive Director Mr. Richard Callaghan 18 December 2021 17 December 2024
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