Why Summerland

Welcome to Summerland Bank

Welcome to Summerland Bank

Welcome to Summerland Bank

A community-driven financial institution committed to sustainability since 1964

Welcome to Summerland Bank

At Summerland Bank, we’re more than just a financial institution; we’re a cornerstone of the vibrant Northern Rivers community. Established in 1964, we’ve been a trusted presence, embodying the spirit of community banking. As a customer-owned bank and certified B Corp, our roots run deep, and our commitment to sustainability has only grown stronger over the years.

Our rich heritage

Deeply connected to the Northern Rivers

Founded in 1964, Summerland Bank has been woven into the fabric of the Northern Rivers community for decades. Over the years, we’ve evolved, adapting to the changing financial landscape while staying true to our core values.

Sustainability at the heart

Sustainability is paramount

Our commitment to sustainability is not just a recent endeavor—it’s embedded in our DNA. As a certified B Corp, we prioritize ethical practices, environmental stewardship, and community well-being. Our Sustainability Pillars guide us in creating a positive impact on the world around us.

Local impact, global perspective

People matter most

Employing over 100 locals, we take pride in being a major local employer, contributing to the economic vibrancy of the region. Our team is passionate about serving the community and ensuring that our financial services align with the values of the people we serve.

Empowering communities through education

Education is crucial

We believe in the power of knowledge. Our Environmental Education programs aim to inspire and inform. From community workshops to school programs, we’re committed to nurturing a deeper understanding of environmental issues and fostering a sense of responsibility for our planet’s well-being.

Net zero for a greener tomorrow

Net Zero Program

As part of our commitment to sustainability, we’ve launched a Net Zero Program. By minimizing our environmental footprint, embracing eco-friendly practices, and promoting responsible banking, we’re striving for a greener tomorrow.

Community focus and economic growth

Going beyond banking

Our involvement goes beyond banking services. Through the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion/Civic Engagement pillar, we collaborate with local organiations to address housing supply and vulnerability challenges. Our goal is to create a community that is inclusive, resilient, and supportive of every individual.

Participating strategically in a range of community events across the region, we actively engage in Local Economic Development. By supporting local businesses, we aim to drive economic growth and contribute to the prosperity of the communities we serve.

Join us in building a sustainable future

Moving towards the future

Whether you’re a valued customer, a trusted supplier, or a member of our dedicated team, your association with Summerland Bank is a commitment to a sustainable future. Together, let’s make a positive impact on the Northern Rivers community and beyond.

Discover the difference of banking with purpose. Join us at Summerland Bank, where financial services meet community values, and where our journey towards sustainability has been a proud part of our heritage since 1964.

Take your banking with you

Distance poses no barrier to our ability to cater to your banking needs. Let us seamlessly meet your needs regardless of the kilometres between us.

Our banking app

With a user-friendly display and enhanced safety features, we are making your banking even easier, faster, and more secure.

Access your accounts through our banking app anytime, anywhere.

Internet banking

Putting the power back in your hands. 

Access your accounts and manage your finances effortlessly through our web-based platform. A safe and easy-to-use way of banking from wherever you are.

Innovative banking solutions

We pride ourselves on offering more of what our customers want through a range of innovative, tailored and eco-friendly products that support you to realise your potential and build long-term financial freedom.

Customers all around Australia

We have customers spanning all around Australia. If you’re moving away from the Northern Rivers, we can facilitate your banking needs. If you want to learn more about accessibility, don’t hesitate to call us on 1300 728 728.

Protecting what matters most

With a long-standing and deep commitment to sustainability, we were proud to make it official by becoming a Certified B Corporation in 2023.

Summerland Bank now proudly stands alongside a global movement of thousands of businesses committed to using their influence for good and with the scorecard to prove it.

Ready to answer your call

A recent study of banking contact centres in August 2023 indicated that on average, 39% of calls aren’t answered in under 10 minutes. Read here

At Summerland we answer the majority of our calls in 60 seconds. We’re proud to offer an efficient and reliable service to our customers. We’re ready to take your call.

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