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 and Skills Training

Up to $1,200 per financial year for expenses that will improve work skills or job prospects.

See page 25 of the Handbook for more information.

Form 6.1

6.2 Pilbara Business Support

This program provides for business advice and planning as well as business development support 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 or business.

See page 26 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.