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Warm homes, cool planet. 

We know the Northern Rivers and surrounds is all about sustainable living, community spirit, and catching waves, or rays, whenever we can. And as temperatures drop, we’d love to share our favourite practical ways to keep your home snug without breaking the bank. Grab your chai latte, wrap yourself in a locally crafted blanket, and […]

We’re 100% renewable energy powered.

At Summerland Bank, we’re not just about banking; we’re about contributing to a better world, one action at a time. As a proud B Corp, we are driven to advocate for positive, lasting change, while protecting the future of our planet and community. One of the ways we commit to this is our use of […]

Stay informed and stay secure this tax season.

As the end of the financial year approaches, tax season excitement is in the air. We all look forward to those tax refunds and the chance to make the most of sales. However, scammers are also aware of this opportunity and may try to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals. Fear not! It doesn’t take much […]

How business email compromise scams can affect you.

Recently, a Summerland Bank customer fell victim to an email scam after paying a fake invoice received through email. Scammers had altered the bank details in the email and deceived the customer. Staying scam aware means you stay scam safe. With the right knowledge, you can be equipped against scammers should you encounter them. This […]

Where the locals go: to cultivate compost culture.

Food waste is a global issue that affects not only our environment but also our local communities. In New South Wales alone, 1.7 million tonnes of food are wasted each year. Households are the largest contributors, accounting for 688,000 tonnes of food waste annually. Let’s rethink the way we look at food waste and explore how we can […]

Where the locals go: The resilient rebuild of our Lismore branch 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps8mp3eTomA Discover how this flagship branch has been transformed into a testament of strength, with cutting-edge flood-resistant designs that promise more than just survival. Watertight vision When it came time to refurbish our branch, we knew we had to do more than just patch things up. We wanted a branch that could withstand repeated flooding […]

Smooth sailing into security: navigating product retirement.

As we continue to innovate and enhance our banking experience, we are announcing the retirement of three banking products effective 30 June, 2024. As the world evolves, so do our banking needs. We’ve noticed a shift in customer preferences towards digital payment methods. To better serve you, we’re streamlining our offerings and focusing on faster, […]

Communication during service incidents: a customer guide.

In today’s interconnected world, communication is key when it comes to service interruptions or incidents affecting customers. At Summerland, ensuring our customers are promptly informed and updated during such occurrences is a top priority.  As soon as we learn about an outage, we take these steps to figure out our next move and make sure […]

Where the locals go: to pay their respects this Anzac day.

The Northern Rivers region has a resilient history. Just as the ANZACs faced adversity on the battlefields of Gallipoli, our region has stood strong in the face of natural challenges. The echo of their determination resonates with our community, reminding us that resilience is not just a trait—it’s a legacy. If you’re looking to pay […]

Celebrating B Corp month: a month of purpose and impact.

March was B Corp month – a month dedicated to B Corp businesses who are putting people and planet first. Read on to find out how our Summerland team showed up this March. Having a month dedicated to showing up for our people and planet is great. But here’s the thing: community care isn’t seasonal. It’s […]