Community Programs

Cultural Support

IBN knows that keeping culture strong is vital and we support the IBN community to attend and participate in Lore practice, cultural recording and activities, and funerals. Contact us for advice on how we can assist.

To view a full description of each program, plus benefits, exclusions/conditions and required documentation download a copy of the Community Programs Handbook. 

Page numbers for individual sections are listed below.

4.1 Cultural Support

For IBN Members attending official lore business and cultural activities including recording, memorials and ceremonies, caring for country, visiting burial grounds and family history sites.

Benefits Up to $2,000 per financial year

For more information see page 22 of the Handbook.

Form 4.1

4.2 Funeral Travel

IBN recognises the cultural importance of funerals to the IBN community and provides support for IBN members to attend funerals.

Benefits Up to $2,000 per financial year

For more information see page 23 of the Handbook.

Form 4.2

4.3 Funeral Arrangements

IBN recognises the cultural importance of funerals to the IBN community and contributes towards the
cost of arranging funerals for deceased IBN Community Members.

Benefits Up to $5,000 per funeral

Special note: Applications for travel must be received at least 4 working days before the funeral.

For more information see page 24 of the Handbook.

Form 4.3