We're here to support you
It’s a difficult, uncertain time for businesses.
Here you’ll find the support we can give you and your business.
To talk about your situation, contact your business banking relationship manager or your local branch.
This page is updated regularly so keep visiting. View our latest updates for other important information.
Bendigo Bank assistance packages
Financial assistance package
If you need financial help during a difficult time for your business, we continue to offer an assistance package that is considered case by case, based on the severity of the impact. This can include:
- Fees waived to restructure or consolidate loans
- Other fees waived or deferred
- Waive merchant terminal rental fee for three months
- No interest rate reduction for early withdrawals on term deposits
Contact your business banking relationship manager or call 1300 236 344 for details.
Rural Bank is also helping agribusiness customers with assistance measures. This is in addition to existing support to those recovering from drought and bushfires.
Federal government assistance
Loan repayments & tax liabilities
Managing cash flow during this pandemic is critical.
The ATO is also helping by allowing businesses to request deferrals on tax or BAS payments.
If you’re experiencing or anticipating cash flow issues, act now. Contact your business banking relationship manager.
SME Recovery Loan Scheme
The federal government has announced a new SME Recovery Loan Scheme. For further details on the scheme visit the Australian Government's Treasury website.
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is reviewing the details of the SME Recovery Loan Scheme and as with its earlier versions, looks forward to engaging constructively with Government to bring this to market.
Through our unique relationship banking model, we play an important role in supporting the individual needs and circumstances of each of our small and medium business customers, whilst also strengthening Australia’s economy.
This initiative, combined with the personal support we continue to provide our customers, will assist in helping to further build the resilience of Australia’s important SME sector as it recovers from the pandemic.
Equipment Finance Special Offer
The Equipment Finance Special Offer is about helping our Business Customers to adapt to the new COVID safe economy and invest for the future. View our Equipment Finance page to find out more.
More support information from the Australian Government
Visit the Australian Government's Treasury website and the Australian Government website for more information on the Government's response to Coronavirus. This includes individual State and Territory Government information.
Visit the Fair Work website for information on how ways of working are changing.