Community

You Matter

You Matter is a program run through the Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre. The program supports women and their children who have fled Domestic Violence by providing the furniture and household equipment to ensure that their permanent home is fully equipped, functional and comfortable, so that they are once again able to access the opportunities society…

Opportunities for all at Ashburton Probus Club

The Ashburton branch provided funding to the Ashburton Probus Club to support the recreational programs offered to it’s members. Our funding will provide transport for members who are less active due to age related mobility. These members will enjoy outings and tours to places of interest. Branch Manager, Kathy Koulouris presented our cheque to President,…

Box Hill Miniature Railway

The Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway special day for children with a disability was held recently. This annual event organised by the Rotary Club of Balwyn is a fabulous event for carers and families and children with a disability. We are pleased to have been able to fund the purchase of new carriages for the…

Cricket Association well-being program

Senior Manager, Maggie Stamoulis is pictured with members of the Eastern Cricket Umpires Association. We provide funding to the Association to support their important mental health and well-being program. We have a long standing relationship with this Association having contributed $10,000 to date.

More storage for Rover Crew

The Mullimbimba Rover Crew are very grateful for funding to purchase a new storage container. This group are very active providing support to many major Australian scouting events. They have been recognised by the Baden Powell Freemason’s Lodge Award for outstanding service to the community. The storage container has enabled them to have permanent storage…

Kris Kindl Festival, Canterbury

The Annual Kris Kindl Festival in Maling Road was blessed with lovely weather. This event brings traders and the community together, providing an opportunity to celebrate the festive season. Carnival rides, face painting, an animal farm and the always popular Santa provided entertainment for the young ones. Talented performers took to the stage, whilst traders…

Magic Moments Summit 2019

We’re committed to developing the leadership capacity in diverse young people in our community. We recently provided scholarships to four dedicated students to attend a leadership and personal development summit held in Sydney. Over five days more than 200 students gathered from across the country to learn about leadership, developing confidence and how to set ambitious goals.…

Music Festival a community success.

The Surrey Hills Branch was once again a Major Sponsor of the 2019 Surrey Hills Music Festival. Branch Manager, Anjali Marcou is pictured with Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre Manager, Shimi Ibuki with our sponsorship cheque for $7,700. The event is a fabulous community with events held across different venues throughout the Festival.

Balwyn Primary School Festival

The Balwyn Community Bank team were out and about at the Balwyn Primary School Festival. On a perfect Melbourne spring day, Piggy also enjoyed the festivities providing vouchers and piggy banks to festival goers. We have had a long-term partnership with the Primary School and look forward to assisting more school families and staff with their…

Head of the Yarra

We were a proud sponsor of the 61st Head of the Yarra. Hawthorn Rowing Club host the long standing event and we were very pleased to return as a sponsor of this prestigious event. The 8km winding course from the heart of Melbourne to the Hawthorn Rowing Club is a true test of the rowing ability of…