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22 Sep 2021

Over the last three months, we’ve had some new faces join our team. It’s an understatement to say that we’re excited about all the skills, knowledge, and overall awesomeness they bring to our workplace.

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20 Sep 2021

Having the ability to redraw extra money you have deposited into your home loan is great because it gives you the flexibility to put more towards your loan when you have cash available, while still being able to access your extra repayments if you need to. But when is the best time to use your redraw and what for?

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18 Aug 2021

Buy now, pay later services like Afterpay have taken Australia by storm, and it’s no wonder – I mean who doesn’t want to get stuff before paying for it. But can using these payment services affect your chances of getting a loan?

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20 Mar 2018

As many of you would be aware, Credit Union SA experienced a significant system disruption over the weekend and I offer my sincere apologies to members for any inconvenience suffered.

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20 Mar 2018

A five-week celebration of South Australia’s young and emerging artists and designers is underway following the opening night of the 2018 SACE Art Show.

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9 Mar 2018

To keep Internet Banking and our Mobile Banking App as secure as possible, we are updating our security and encryption protocols in-line with industry best practice. As a result, from 4 April 2018 older versions of internet browsers and mobile phone operating systems will be unable to access Internet Banking and our Mobile Banking App.

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7 Mar 2018

In response to steadily declining use of the Sefton Plaza Branch, Credit Union SA has advised its staff and members of plans to close the branch effective 29 June 2018 and transition members to alternative banking and support options.

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5 Mar 2018

Whether to rent or buy is an age-old housing dilemma. As a home owner you don’t have the restrictions that come with a landlord, while renting means you aren’t locked into a mortgage or particular property. Everyone’s situation is different, and Credit Union SA CEO, Grant Strawbridge, says there are pros and cons to consider before choosing an option that works best for you.

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27 Feb 2018

Eliza from Credit Union SA’s School Community Rewards recently attended Antonio Catholic School’s Annual Welcome Evening.

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14 Feb 2018

More than 600 Reynella East College students will better experience nature in action thanks to a recently completed outdoor learning area, which now boasts a fruit orchard and vegetable garden, chicken coop and adventure play tunnel.

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6 Feb 2018

Faster payments are almost here, so we want to make sure you’re ready. Find out how to get ready and how to avoid awkward situations with real-time payments.

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22 Jan 2018

Credit Union SA has taken the opportunity to enhance its Board’s Retail Banking and Risk Management experience and skill set with the appointment of Mr Philip Riquier as a Board Appointed Director effective from 1 February 2018.

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3 Jan 2018

In October 2017, Credit Union SA undertook a research program to help us understand our members’ satisfaction and what you value.

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23 Dec 2017

In the last issue of 'With Interest' we introduced members to digital wallet technology – a way for members to pay for purchases via a debit or credit card loaded into their smart device, wherever contactless mobile payment systems are offered.

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21 Dec 2017

In this third instalment of our news article series on the soon to be launched faster payments service, we’ll be taking a closer look at Osko – the real-time payments service that has the potential to change our lives.

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18 Dec 2017

In this second instalment of our news article series on the New Payments Platform we’ll be taking a closer look at PayIDs – the smart addressing service that will make sending money quicker and easier.

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13 Dec 2017

Credit Union SA has reinforced its reputation as one of the nation’s best value lenders by taking out awards for its credit cards, car loans and personal loans across nine categories at the prestigious 2017 Mozo Experts Choice Awards.

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8 Dec 2017

The 2017 Credit Union SA AGM was held on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, Adelaide.

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1 Dec 2017

The Tap &amp; Pay feature within our Mobile Banking App was switched off in December 2017. When the Tap &amp; Pay functionality was launched in our banking app the technology was market leading and while it continues to provide a secure method for contactless payments via an Android phone, newer technology now exists in the form of&nbsp;<a style="font-weight: normal;" href="https://creditunionsa.com.au/tools/digital-wallet/android-pay/">Google PayTM</a><span style="font-weight: normal;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span><a style="font-weight: normal;" href="/link/2107960868e24abd975e4f050a2b9928.aspx">Samsung Pay</a><span style="font-weight: normal;">.&nbsp;</span>

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1 Dec 2017

Credit Union SA announced at its AGM on Thursday 23 November 2017 that current Board Director, Carolyn Mitchell, will become the new Chair and will commence in the position on 1 December 2017.

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28 Nov 2017

We’re very excited. The New Payments Platform (NPP for short) is a new, faster way for Australians to send and receive money, and it’s going live early 2018.

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24 Nov 2017

As real estate prices across the country continue to soar while home ownership rates remain in decline it can be a real challenge for those wanting to get on – or move up – the property ladder.

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24 Nov 2017

Buying a home isn’t just about saving a deposit, having pre-approved finance in place and then waiting for an offer to be accepted on that dream place.

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