Our Branch

A significant amount of work and public consultation has been undertaken in relation to the feasibility of establishing the Hillston and District Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank.

A group of interested community members was briefed by Bendigo Bank in February 2003 in relation to the proposal to establish Hillston and District Community Bank® Branch‚ and a committee formed to evaluate the proposal.

A preliminary public meeting was held to discuss the Community Bank® concept and the steps required to establish a Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo at Hillston and District. As a result the committee engaged an independent consultant‚ AFS and Associates Pty Ltd to conduct a feasibility study in relation to the proposal.

The results of the feasibility study were presented to the committee at a meeting held in September 2003 and it was unanimously voted to proceed towards the establishment of the Hillston and District Community Bank® Branch.

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.