Serving the community for over 115 years

About IBIS

The role of IBIS is to provide good quality, nutritious food to the communities of the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula (Cape York) Regions at the lowest possible prices. IBIS currently operates 20 retail stores in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula Area (NPA).

Our Vision

To be the leader in delivering quality retail and essential services at best value and support economic and social opportunities within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Communities.

Our Mission

To provide essential goods and services to communities through sustainable business practices.


  • Manage the organisation to ensure financial sustainability
  • Provide goods and services at affordable prices
  • Promote healthy living
  • Ensure culturally appropriate practices
  • Build capacity in Communities
  • Provide local employment opportunities and career pathways

Our Values

  • Honesty
  • Reliability
  • Culturally Respectful
  • Fairness
  • Accountability

Speak with us

Have any questions about IBIS, it’s stores, locations or CEQ? Please contact us.