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2014 Media Releases

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 share 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.