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BankSA provides disaster relief package for customers affected by storms in South Australia

Friday , 30 September 2016

BankSA today announced a relief package to assist customers suffering hardship as a result of the severe storms across South Australia.

Much needed left in consumer and business confidence leads to increased spending

Friday , 5 August 2016

Confidence in South Australia has grown leading to increased spending among consumers and businesses, the latest BankSA State Monitor survey has shown.

BankSA reduces interest rates and boosts deposit rates

Tuesday , 2 August 2016

BankSA today announced a reduction in interest rates across a range of variable lending products for home owners and small businesses, while increasing a range of term deposit rates for savings customers.

The BankSA State monitor

July 2016

The BankSA State Monitor is an ongoing independent survey (conducted three times a year) on South Australian consumer and business confidence. The survey commenced in November 1997. This report details the results of the 60th survey.

Parental leave recognition for home loan applicants

Friday , 18 June 2016

BankSA has announced an 8% increase in net profit after tax for the six months to
31 March 2016, compared to the same period last year.

BankSA delivers strong half year result on back of growth strategy

Monday , 2 May 2016

BankSA has announced an 8% increase in net profit after tax for the six months to
31 March 2016, compared to the same period last year.

BankSA cuts business and home loan interest rate

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

BankSA today announced a reduction of 25 basis points in its standard variable home loan rate for owner occupiers to 5.42% per annum (comparison rate 5.59% per annum*). The standard variable rate for investment loans will also decrease by 25 basis points to 5.67% per annum (comparison rate 5.83% per annum*).

Lock in for a low rate

Friday, 11 March 2016

Homeowners have regularly grappled with whether to go with a fixed or variable rate home loan as they try to save money and pay off their home loan as quickly as possible.

Business and consumer confidence converges to near all-time lows as business waits for consumer confidence to improve 

Wednesday, 3 March 2016

Business confidence in South Australia has dropped despite consumer confidence remaining steady, according to the latest BankSA State Monitor survey.

Port Adelaide banks on BankSA

Friday, 29 January 2016

BankSA and Port Adelaide Football Club have today announced a three-year premier partnership, which will see BankSA become the club’s official banker.

BankSA delivers faster call centre support with ‘Connect’

Friday, 8 January 2016

An enhancement to BankSA’s mobile banking app is expected to reduce customers’ call centre wait times by 25 per cent.

Dollar driven recovery in South Australian rural sector 

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Overall prices for farm products have begun to rise for the first time in four years, according to the latest BankSA Rural Price Index.

Premium food could underpin South Australia’s economic future

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

South Australia’s food and agriculture industry could become the largest employer in the State, with the demand for premium food both internationally and domestically set to increase enormously over the coming decade

Better aligning branch network and services to customers 

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

BankSA today said that with more than 95 per cent of all BankSA transactions now taking place outside of branches, and only five per cent of customers banking over the counter, it was making changes to its branch network.

BankSA increases variable home loan rates

Friday, 23 October 2015

BankSA today announced an increase to the standard variable interest rates for all owner occupier and residential investment property home loans.

Agricultural innovators win BankSA’s search for the next big thing in business

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Two fledgling agricultural companies have beaten a hot field of emerging local businesses to win BankSA’s 2015 Jump Start Your Start Up competition.

BankSA offers $100,000 in bushfire recovery grants to Adelaide Hills communities

Friday, 7 August 2015

BankSA has announced today it will commit up to $100,000 in grants to provide financial assistance to Adelaide Hills communities still recovering from the January 2015 Sampson Flat bushfires.

FEAST banks on a new partner

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Recognising the importance of diversity in the arts and across the wider community, BankSA has been announced the principal partner of South Australia’s largest and internationally-renowned queer arts event, FEAST.

State of defence: Trends reports South Australians should be alert, but not alarmed

Friday, 29 May 2015

South Australia’s defence manufacturing industry, and the debate surrounding the State’s level of involvement in the nation’s Future Submarines program, is the focus of BankSA’s latest economic bulletin, Trends.

Is South Australia moving from a ‘mining boom’ to a ‘dining boom’?

Friday, 29 May 2015

In a result that has outpaced the national rate of increase, the latest BankSA Rural Price Index shows that South Australia’s exports of unprocessed foods have more than doubled, from $1.1 billion in 2009-10 to $2.4 billion in 2013-14.

BankSA’s search for the next big thing in business

Friday, 8 May 2015

In its hunt for the next big thing in business, BankSA is offering local entrepreneurs the chance to win a $10,000 cash injection to help turn their business idea into reality.

BankSA puts banking on your wrist

Friday, 24 April 2015

BankSA today announced that its customers will be among the first in the world to use mobile banking at the touch of the wrist, through Apple’s ground breaking Apple Watch.

High tech swing to be one of this year’s hottest Fringe experiences

Friday, 13 February 2015

In a first for Adelaide, and only the second time in Australia, the BankSA Waterfall Swing is shaping up to be the hottest attraction at this year’s Adelaide Fringe.

South Australia’s small business sector can drive economic prosperity

Thursday, 12 February 2015

For South Australia to grow, we need innovation and innovation comes from small business, says BankSA Chief Executive Nick Reade.

New director appointed on BankSA Advisory Board

Thursday, 15 January 2015

BankSA today announced the appointment of Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (Rtd) to the BankSA Advisory Board, effective immediately.

Australians are much more savvy when it comes to spending and saving this Christmas

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

BankSA extends support to Adelaide Hills’ communities affected by bushfires.

BankSA provides disaster relief package for customers affected by bushfires in South Australia

Monday, 5 January 2015

BankSA today announced a relief package to assist customers suffering hardship as a result of the bushfires in South Australia.

CHRISTMAS SPENDING ON THE RISE IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Monday, 1 December 2014

South Australian shoppers are planning a bigger spending spree this Christmas, according to latest consumer research by BankSA.

FALLING AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR GOOD NEWS FOR LOCAL FARMERS

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Trends have been generally favourable for South Australia’s farmers in recent months – particularly for crop farmers – the latest BankSA Rural Price Index shows.

BOOM OR BUBBLE? BANKSA TRENDS EXAMINES AUSTRALIA'S HOUSING MARKET

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The latest edition of BankSA’s economic bulletin, Trends, examines Australia’s housing prices and continuing claims of a price ‘bubble’.

BANKSA DELIVERS SOLID RESULTS AT START OF TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY

Monday, 3 November 2014

BankSA has delivered a solid performance with core earnings* up 2% to $368 million, and cash earnings# up 5% to $248 million for the 12 months to 30 September 2014. The result was aided by a significant reduction in impairments.

A NEW IDENTITY FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S BANK

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

BankSA has unveiled a brand new logo featuring a stylised geographical outline of South Australia and a ‘Let’s do this’ tag line.

BANKSA LAUNCHES FINGER SENSOR TECHNOLOGY

Thursday, 2 October 2014

BankSA has launched new technology which allows customers to securely logon to mobile banking on their iPhone by using the fingerprint sensor, known as Touch ID.

BUILDING SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S BANK FOR THE FUTURE

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

BankSA has been a part of South Australia since the beginning.

MIXED CONFIDENCE IN RURAL SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

South Coast, South East, Hills and Murray Plains ranks lowest in regional confidence

MIXED CONFIDENCE IN RURAL SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Overall confidence highest in Iron Triangle, Far North and Eyre Peninsula

MUCH NEEDED LIFT IN CONSUMER AND BUSINESS CONFIDENCE

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

BankSA State Monitor shows rise off a low base

MIXED CONFIDENCE IN RURAL SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Barossa, Mid-North, Riverland and Yorke Peninsula ranks second in regional confidence

WORKING TOWARDS CLOSING THE PAY GAP

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Women generally have to work 15 months to earn the same amount their male colleagues do in a 12-month period.

BUDGET-FRIENDLY ROYAL ADELAIDE SHOW

Thursday, 7 August 2014

BankSA’s partnership with the Royal Adelaide Show will help South Australian families stretch their Show budgets further this year.

New BankSA Chairman

Monday, 30 June 2014

Westpac Group today announced the appointment of Peter Hanlon to the role of Chairman of the BankSA Board, effective 1 July 2014. The appointment follows the decision by the current BankSA Board Chairman, Rob Chapman, to retire.

CONSUMER CONFIDENCE FALLS TO RECORD LOW

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

South Australian consumer confidence levels have fallen to a 17 year low, the latest BankSA State Monitor survey has found.

RURAL CONFIDENCE CONTINUES TO FALL

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Confidence levels among business owners and consumers in rural South Australia continue to fall, the latest BankSA State Monitor survey has found.

ALLIANCE TO SHAPE SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Business, academia, communities and government are rallying together to map an internationally competitive, sustainable future for South Australia and put in place key initiatives to help grow the State.

BANKSA CUSTOMERS SET TO CHERRY PICK SEA & VINES EVENTS

Monday, 7 April 2014

Over 450,000 South Australians will have the opportunity to purchase BankSA Sea & Vines Festival tickets tomorrow, three days before they go on sale to the general public.