A group of interested community members was briefed by representatives from Bendigo Bank on 28 November 2005 in relation to the proposal to establish Gin Gin Community Bank® Branch‚ and a committee was formed to evaluate the proposal.
A steering committee was formed on 12 December 2005 comprising of 15 interested locals who met fortnightly in close consultation with representatives from Bendigo Bank.
A public meeting was held to discuss the Community Bank® concept on 10 may 2006 and the steps required to establish a Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank at Gin Gin. As a result‚ the steering committee engaged an independent consultant to conduct a feasibility study in relation to the proposal. The results of the feasibility study were presented to the steering committee at a meeting held on 19 December 2006 and it was unanimously voted to proceed towards the establishment of Gin Gin Community Bank® Branch.
Responding to the need for more banking services in Biggenden, we opened an Agency in the local newsagency in October 2013.
Our depositors are protected under the Australian Government’s Financial Claims Scheme (FCS) which provides protection and quick access to deposits made with a bank, building society or credit union in the unlikely event that one of these institutions fails. Find out more here.