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Media Enquiries

For media enquiries, please call our CEO Dean Gillespie’s office directly on 02 8239 7250.

Alternatively – you can complete the contact form below and it goes directly to our CEO’s email.

We will respond to you as soon as possible – normally very quickly, within an hour or so.

Today's announcement: Australia's Islamic bank is here

APRA has issued Islamic Bank Australia with a Restricted Authorised Deposit-taking Institution authorisation.

Media release (PDF):
Media Release – Australia’s first Islamic bank is here

Videos that can be used for CEO announcement audio or B-roll:
CEO announcement video with B-roll (right click to download)
Overview of Islamic banking (right click to download)

For media enquiries:
Please call 02 8239 7250, email d.gillespie@ibagroup.com.au or complete the form below.

Media enquiries

For media enquiries, please call +61 2 8239 7250
or use the form on the right to email us, and we’ll
get back to you quickly.

We're not open for business yet. We're a "Restricted ADI" which allows us to build our systems and test our products before 5 July 2024. We then plan to obtain APRA approval to launch publicly.

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Important regulatory notice

We hold a restricted ADI authorisation granted by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). This authorisation allows us to offer banking services, but is subject to certain restrictions such as a cap on the amount of deposits that we can hold in total. The purpose of the “restricted” status is that we can test our systems and processes before launching as a fully unrestricted bank.

We do not currently meet the full prudential framework and/or requirements, and you should consider this before depositing funds with us. After the completion of our “restricted” phase, we plan to obtain APRA’s approval so that we can publicly launch.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first Australians and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, work and bank.  Our corporate head office is in Darug Country. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.   

Important regulatory notice

We hold a restricted ADI authorisation granted by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). This authorisation allows us to offer banking services, but is subject to certain restrictions such as a cap on the amount of deposits that we can hold in total. The purpose of the “restricted” status is that we can test our systems and processes before launching as a fully unrestricted bank.

We do not currently meet the full prudential framework and/or requirements, and you should consider this before depositing funds with us. After the completion of our “restricted” phase, we plan to obtain APRA’s approval so that we can publicly launch.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first Australians and Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, work and bank. Our corporate head office is in Darug Country.  We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.   

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Information on this website does not take your personal circumstances, needs or objectives into account. Please consider its appropriateness for you.   We are not yet open for business.  We are a Restricted ADI and do not yet meet the full prudential framework, and you should consider this before banking with us once we are open for business.  Fees and charges may apply, as well as terms and conditions which you should review. Information on this website is subject to change. In order to open a credit product in future, you will need to meet our credit criteria and be approved.  Please review the product disclosure documentation provided at the time of opening your account for detailed information.