The Ashburton Community BankÂ® were the proud Major Sponsor of the Ashburton Village Twilight Festival. An estimated 12,000 people enjoyed the summer sunshine and the great variety of activities on offer. Piggy was busy entertaining festival goers and enjoying time on the Ashburton Community BankÂ® stage. The Festival provided a great opportunity for the community to enjoy the vibrant Ashburton Village and wander down the normally busy
Audit and Governance Committee
The Audit and Governance Committee reviews (and where appropriate recommends changes to) the Companyâ€™s processes, personnel and systems, reviews. It reviews at least one written policy each month and examines internal audit reports.
It also monitors the external auditorâ€™s performance. It provides and seeks feedback from the external auditor about the conduct of the audit and the auditorâ€™s findings. It also recommends changes where necessary.
The Finance Committee reviews, monitors and reports on:
- finance strategy and direction
- financial performance and reporting
- financial risk
- Company investments
- shareholdersâ€™ rights.
Community Investment and Marketing Committee
The Community Investment and Marketing Committee considers how:
- community investments can help Company growth
- community investments can position our branches as the local communityâ€™s primary choice for banking services
- we can promote these activities to the local community.
The committee can approve sponsorship and grant applications up to $15,000. The Board considers applications above this amount.
The Staff Committee creates and shares business success with employees and facilitates communications throughout the Company. It develops and monitors staffing policies that do not relate to banking procedures, and oversees staff remuneration processes. Bendigo Bank determines and monitors banking procedures, in accordance with the Franchise Agreement.
The Events Committee plans and coordinates Company events. The Company is serious about its role as a member of our local community, and participates in a range of community events, all requiring substantial coordination.