Community Programs


To view a full description of the program, plus benefits, exclusions/conditions and required documentation, please refer to the Community Programs Handbook.

6.1 Employment & Skills Training

This program provides up to $1,200 per financial year for expenses that will improve the member’s work skills or job prospects (or dependent child).

See page 26 of the Handbook for more information.

Form 6.1

6.2 Pilbara Business Support

This program provides for business advice for all members, as well as business planning and development expenses for Pilbara-based enterprises.


Business Advice – Free advice from Many Rivers. This is NOT compulsory.

Business Planning – Up to $2,000 for business planning services

Business Development (conditions apply)
• Up to $20,000 for Pilbara-based startups, business purchase or development of an
established business.
• Up to $10,000 for a second application from the same member.

See page 27 of the Handbook for more information.

Form 6.2


Note: All Dependent Children must be registered with IBN using the Dependent Child Advice Form and only the parent or legal carer of a dependent child may apply for benefits to assist the child.