A group of interested Korean community members was briefed by Bendigo Bank on 30 June 2001 in relation to the proposal to establish the Strathfield Community Bank® Branch and a committee was 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 Bank at Strathfield. As a result‚ the committee engaged an independent consultant to conduct the feasibility study in relation to the proposal.
The results of the study were presented to the committee at a meeting held on 16 October 2001 and it was unanimously voted to proceed towards the establishment of Strathfield Community Bank® Branch.
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