1. By submitting your expression of interest to participate in Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum Trans-Tasman Indigenous Women’s Business Network (Network), you agree to these terms and conditions.

  2. The processing of this application will be managed by Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) on behalf of the Network working group (Working Group).

  3. Applications must comply with these terms and conditions to be valid and accepted.


Period to apply


Applications open on Monday 24 September 2018 and close at 11:59 pm AEST on Friday 5 October 2018.

Who can apply


  1. To be eligible to apply to participate in the Network:

    1. You must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent; and

    2. You must be aged 18 or over. 


 How to submit your application


  1. You must complete and submit the application form available on the website portal.

  2. IBA reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to reject applications that do not comply with these terms and conditions.


Selection of successful applicants


  1. The Working Group will assess all applications against evaluation criteria as it determines in its absolute discretion in order to select members to participate in the Network.

  2. The decision as to which applicants are successful will be final and correspondence regarding details of your assessment will not be entered into.




  1. The Working Group may disqualify any application that is:

    1. deemed to contain information that is incorrect, misleading or fraudulent; or

    2. defamatory, abusive, insulting, threatening, obscene, inflammatory, offensive or otherwise contain content which, in the Working Group’s view, is inappropriate or objectionable.


The Trans- Tasman Indigenous Women’s Business Network


  1. It is intended that the Network will comprise:

    1. Twenty-five members from Australia

  2. Twenty-five members from New Zealand.

  3. Members will be required to commit to meeting four times per year (with a possibility of face to face opportunities) and be available to take on roles and responsibilities associated with the Network. 

  4. If the requirements of the role of a member are not being met, the Working Group, in its sole discretion, may remove that member from the Network.


Intellectual property rights


  1. You will retain any pre-existing intellectual property rights in relation to material you include in your application.

  2. You grant IBA a perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty and payment free, transferable, sub-licensable right to exercise all of the intellectual property rights in the material contained in your application for the purpose of assessing your application and managing the application and evaluation process and your participation in the Network, if you are successful.

  3. You warrant that they have the right to grant the licences described above and do not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other person.

  4. You hereby indemnify IBA against any third-party liabilities, claims, costs, expenses (including legal costs), loss or damage incurred by IBA as a result of you breaching any warranties you give in these terms and conditions.


Publicity Consent


  1. You authorise IBA, its directors, employees, subcontractors and agents to release, disclose and use your name and you image and your personal information you provide in your application for advertising, promotional and educational purposes, including but not limited, to:

    1. print media such as publications, brochures, newspapers, reports, news stories and media releases;

    2. audio visual recordings; and

    3. internet based media such as websites, social media and web pages.




  1. The information you provide in your application will be used by IBA for the purpose of processing and managing the assessment of your application and for the purpose of your participation in the Network if you are successful and may also be used for the purposes specified in the IBA’s privacy policy. IBA’s privacy policy is available on IBA’s website at

  2. For the purposes of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Act 2005 (Cth), you authorise IBA to release, and consent to IBA using, information concerning your affairs for the purposes of processing and managing the assessment of your application and for the purpose of your ongoing participation in the Network, if you are successful.


Limitation of liability


  1. Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, IBA (including its officers, employees and agents) will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered or sustained (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any death, illness, personal injury or property damage suffered or sustained (even caused by negligence), as a result of, or in any way connected with, this application process.

  2. To the extent permitted by law, the applicant agrees to release, fully indemnify and keep fully indemnified, IBA (including its officers, employees and agents) from and against all liability, cost, loss, damage, expense, claim or other right of action arising out of, or in connection with, the application process.

  3. IBA accepts no responsibility for any problems or technical malfunction of any communication network or for any late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, illegible, corrupted or misdirected applications, claims or correspondence whether due to error, omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption, communications failure or otherwise. 





  1. These terms and conditions do not create any rights in favour of you and are not binding on IBA or the Working Group.

  2. You are responsible for obtaining you own independent legal and financial advice regarding these terms and conditions.

  3. IBA reserves the right to amend these conditions at any time. If any changes are made, IBA will notify the changes via the registration website

  4. These terms and conditions will be construed according to the laws of New South Wales and applicants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that State.

  5. Failure by IBA to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

  6. If a word or phrase is given a defined meaning, any other part of speech or grammatical form of that word or phrase has a corresponding meaning.

  7. A word importing the singular includes the plural (and vice versa).

  8. If any of these terms are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms shall nevertheless continue in full force.

  9. Nothing in these terms and conditions is to be interpreted against IBA solely on the ground that IBA put forward these terms and conditions or any part of them.

 IBA acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, to the Elders past, present, and emerging