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Specials for Swinburne staff and alumni

Community Bank Swinburne delivers a full suite of Bendigo Bank products to meet all of your banking needs.

Specials for Swinburne students

Our student banking range gives you easy access to your money when you need it most.
And with Bendigo Bank's highly-rated internet banking app, you'll always be in control.


Swinburne University of Technology and Bendigo Bank have partnered to open Community Bank Swinburne – which will return banking profits into projects at Swinburne.

Community Bank Swinburne and Bendigo Bank share the revenue generated from Swinburne staff, students and alumni doing their banking.

  • Scholarships to support young people pursuing their dreams
  • Funding grants to help researchers become leaders in their field
  • Sustainable infrastructure projects to make Swinburne an even better place to work and study
  • Financial support for clubs, societies and community-building activities

All Bendigo Bank products and services are available, including transactional and savings accounts, home and personal loans, credit cards, insurance, business banking and financial planning.

You can also get access to agribusiness financial products from Rural Bank.

Don't forget to check this page for special offers available to students, staff and alumni.

Supporting the initiative is easy. All you need to do is open an account or transfer your banking to Community Bank Swinburne. You can do this online, or face-to-face at the Customer Hub on the Hawthorn campus. You can also visit any Bendigo Bank branch in Australia – just remember to mention you want to support Swinburne University.

Yes! We have a brand-new Customer Hub in the ATC building at the Hawthorn campus. There is also an ATM outside the Atrium on this campus.

Don't forget you can also visit any Bendigo Bank branch to do your banking or open an account - just remember to mention you want to support Swinburne.

Whilst funding is not available just yet, please contact if you have a sponsorship or grant request.

Things you should know

Offers only available to Swinburne students, staff and alumni.

**$25 offer limited to first 500 valid entries received. Only open to Swinburne University students 16yrs+. Starts 9am AEDT 01/01/2021. Ends once 500 valid entries received. Max 1 entry/person.

Insurance 4 That is issued by Insurance Australia Limited ABN 11 000 016 722 AFS Licence No.227681 trading as Insurance 4 That. In arranging insurance policies, the Bank acts under its own AFSL and an agreement with the insurer.

Information is of a general nature only. You should consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) available online and whether or not the insurance is appropriate for you before deciding whether to acquire the insurance. Policy conditions, limitations and exclusions apply.

Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply. All information, including interest rates and fees, is correct as at 1 March 2022 and is subject to change. Full details available on application. Credit criteria apply. Credit provided by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL/Australian Credit Licence 237879 (‘Bendigo Bank’).

1Low Rate Credit Card Offer

Offer period 1 March 2022 to 31 July 2022: 0.00% p.a. purchase rate and 0.00% p.a. balance transfer for up to 20 months from account opening.

Application must be submitted between 12:01am AEDT 1 March 2022 and 11:59pm AEST 31 July 2022.

Bendigo Bank may vary or end this offer at any time and it is only available on the Low Rate Credit Card. Offer not available in conjunction with any other Bendigo Bank offer including Low Rate Complete Credit Card or Shareholder products. One account per customer. Offer is not available when closing or transferring from another Bendigo Bank credit card account or if you have held a Bendigo Bank credit card product in the last 12 months. Minimum monthly repayments must be made as per your monthly statement and the account not otherwise be in default.

0.00% p.a. Purchase rate

No interest will be charged on purchases for the first 20 months from account opening. After a period of 20 months from account opening, the remaining purchase balance will revert to standard purchase interest rate. Offer does not apply to cash advances.

The standard purchase interest rate of the Low Rate Credit Card is currently 11.99% p.a. The cash advance rate of the Low Rate Credit Card is currently 13.99% p.a.

0.00% p.a. Balance transfer

Up to 80% of the credit limit may be applied as a balance transfer. A balance transfer fee of 2% of the balance transferred applies.

After a period of 20 months from account opening any remaining unpaid balance transfer amount will be treated as a purchase and attract the standard retail purchase interest rate.

The standard purchase interest rate of the Low Rate Credit Card is currently 11.99%p.a. The cash advance rate of the Low Rate Credit Card is currently 13.99%p.a.

Offer does not apply to any other transactions, fees and charges.

Balance transfers must be processed by Bendigo Bank in accordance with the Bendigo Bank Credit Card Terms & Conditions and not made via other payment methods including BPAY® or direct deposit. We will not be responsible for any delays that may occur in processing payment to your other card account(s) and will not close the account(s). The balance transfer can only be made to a credit card account held in your own name or a credit card account you hold jointly with another person.

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL / Australian Credit Licence 237879. Any advice provided on this website is of a general nature only and does not take into account your personal needs, objectives and financial circumstances. You should consider whether it is appropriate for your situation. Please read the applicable Disclosure Documents before acquiring any product described on this website. Please also review our Financial Services Guide (FSG) before accessing information on this website. Information on this page can change without notice to you.

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