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2020 Media Releases

Increased confidence provides foundation for resilience during COVID-19 recovery

Saturday, 28 November 2020

South Australian confidence is showing its strongest signs of recovery since COVID-19 began, according to the latest BankSA State Monitor survey.

South Australians to spend less this Christmas but more intend to buy local

Tuesday 24 November 2020

More South Australians will cut back on their Christmas spending in 2020 amidst cost of living and general financial concerns, according to BankSA’s annual Christmas Spending Intentions research.

BankSA continues to grow support for South Australians through year of challenges

Monday 2 November 2020

BankSA has continued its support of South Australians in a year marked by bushfires and COVID-19, with growth in consumer lending and deposits for the year ended 30 September 2020.

BankSA to help first homebuyers get into their own home sooner

Friday 31 July 2020

South Australian first homebuyers could be closer to realising their home ownership dream with a new initiative from BankSA to reduce time and cost of entry to the property market.

Consumer confidence rebounds however many businesses fear for survival in the wake of COVID-19

Saturday 25 July 2020

Consumer confidence in South Australia has rebounded while businesses are struggling to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, according to the latest BankSA State Monitor.

Global meat price rise to offset lower world grain price and impact of COVID-19 on farmers

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

A rise in global meat prices is helping South Australian farmers as they contend with a relatively low world grain price and the impacts of COVID-19, according to the latest BankSA Rural Price Index.

South Australian consumers proud of the state’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis

Saturday, 9 May 2020

South Australian consumers have responded positively to the state’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with 84 per cent proud of South Australia, compared to 63 per cent in February’s State Monitor, according to BankSA.

BankSA passes on full 0.25% rate cut to customers

Tuesday, 3 March 2020

BankSA has today announced it will decrease variable home loan rates by 0.25% per annum (p.a.).

South Australians start new decade with a turnaround in confidence and state pride

Friday, 28 February 2020

Confidence amongst both businesses and consumers has increased providing a solid start to 2020, according to the latest BankSA State Monitor released today.

BankSA covers mortgage repayments, provides interest free and discounted loans to local bushfire affected consumers and businesses

Monday, 13 January 2020

BankSA has today announced additional support for customers and communities impacted by ongoing bushfires in South Australia.

BankSA to access $1.5 million Bushfire Fund for local fire affected regions

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

BankSA will access a $1.5 million Bushfire Fund, announced by the Westpac Group, to provide immediate assistance to bushfire affected communities in South Australia.