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2017 Media Releases

Australians vote ‘yes’ to financial equality

Tuesday, 27 November 2017

While the votes for marriage rights are still being tallied, it’s a yes vote for financial wellbeing, with 7 in 10 Aussies saying financial products are designed for traditional relationships.

St.George becomes Australia’s first dementia friendly bank

Thursday, 21 September 2017

In an Australian first, St.George has partnered with Alzheimer’s Australia to become officially acknowledged as a Dementia Friendly Bank in a bid to help those living with dementia to remain financially independent for as long as possible.

St.George abolishes ATM withdrawal fees

Sunday, 24 September 2017

St.George Bank today announced that non-St.George customers will no longer be charged an ATM withdrawal fee when they use one of St.George’s ATMs.

New research reveals half of Aussies don’t know exactly what it means to be a home loan guarantor

Monday, 26 June 2017

New research from the 2017 St.George Home Buying Survey has revealed half (50%) of all Aussies, and 68 per cent of first home buyers[1], are not familiar with concept of a home loan guarantor. In addition, almost one in three (29%) Aussies either don’t know what it means at all or have never even heard of it.

St.George Bank in Port Macquarie to become Australia’s first dementia friendly branch

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

In an Australian first, St.George Bank’s Port Macquarie branch will be able to recognise, respond and make banking easier for local customers living with dementia.

St.George announces changes to interest rates

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

St.George Bank today announced an 8 basis points reduction in variable interest rates for new and existing customers paying principal and interest on their owner occupier home loans. This will take the standard variable rate for owner occupiers to 5.22% p.a.

St.George Foundation grants over $300,000 to eight Australian children's charities

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

St.George Foundation is delighted to grant over $300,000 to support eight community organisations that help brighten the lives of disadvantaged Australian children.

St.George update on severe weather in QLD & northern NSW

Thursday, 30 March 2017

St.George has temporarily closed its branches and offices in southeast Queensland today, due to the severe weather conditions caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

St.George provides disaster relief package for customers affected by Cyclone Debbie

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

St.George today announced that its Disaster Relief Package is available for customers affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland.

St.George announces changes to variable interest rates

Friday, 24 March 2017

St.George Bank today announced changes to interest rates across a range of variable lending products for home owners and investors.

St.George research reveals older Australians prefer online banking

Monday, 06 March 2017

St.George Bank is calling on seniors to drop by their local NSW branch this week for a cup of tea, a chat, and tips on how to get tech savvy with internet banking.

St.George provides disaster relief package for customers affected by severe flooding in Swan Valley, WA

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

St.George today announced that its Disaster Relief Package is available to customers in Western Australia who are facing financial hardship following the flooding in the Swan Valley and surrounding communities.

St.George provides disaster relief package for customers affected by bushfires in New South Wales

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

St.George today announced that its Disaster Relief Package is available to customers facing financial hardship following the recent bushfires in New South Wales.

St.George Foundation opens funding round with grants available of up to $50,000 each

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

St.George Foundation is calling on community organisations focused on providing brighter futures for children to apply for grant funding of up to $50,000 each, with applications now open.

St.George Foundation helps children living with Congenital Heart Disease

Monday, 9 January 2017

HeartKids Queensland has received a grant for $19,375 from St.George Foundation to support children living with Congenital Heart Disease.

Savings top of mind for Aussies in 2017

Monday, 9 January 2017

St.George is encouraging people to have a think about their New Year financial resolutions following its new research which reveals nearly 70% of respondents are concerned about their finances in 2017.

St.George Barangaroo branch shines bright with 6 Star Green Star rating

Thursday, 14 April 2016

St.George Bank is inviting local businesses around Australia to take part in its annual Kick Start Your Start-Up Grants program, with a total of $100,000 to be awarded to entrepreneurs to help turn their business dreams into reality.

St.George Barangaroo branch shines bright with 6 Star Green Star rating

Thursday, 14 April 2016

St.George Bank is inviting local businesses around Australia to take part in its annual Kick Start Your Start-Up Grants program, with a total of $100,000 to be awarded to entrepreneurs to help turn their business dreams into reality.Emotions run high for first home buyers

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

More than 70% of Australian first home buyers become emotionally invested during their home buying journey, according to research commissioned by St.George Bank.