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$1 million
contributed to

our community


At the Lara District Community Bank we provide the community with not just quality banking services but also a source of revenue for local projects.

By banking with us you are contributing to the success of our growing community!

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We support a range of community groups, events and programs that have a significant impact on our local community.

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Airconditioning for Little Teapot Café and Play

Last month we along with, Terry and Yolande Cleary from Ray White Lara, assisted the Little Teapot Cafe and Play in Flinders Avenue to install some improvements to their airconditioning. These improvements have made a huge difference for both patrons and also, the volunteers in the kitchen. The total contribution…

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February 2018 – Message from the Chair

    (This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) A message from our Chairperson Over the past month, our Directors and Bank staff have been visiting a wide range of groups as part of our Grants process.This process makes us realise that we are really only getting started…

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January 2018 – Message from the Chair

  (This message is an extract from the Shareholder Newsletter) A message from our Chairperson Welcome to another year. It is incredible how the years fly by. So what does 2018 have in store for you? We never know what is around the corner, so now is a good time…

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Be the Change

‘Be the Change’ is the new campaign for community banks. Click through to check our videos and learn our story!  

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Over $750,000 Contributions

Thank you to the Bendigo Bank local branches on contributing over $750,000 to our local football and netball clubs for things like new uniforms, new equipment, and facility upgrades, ensuring the success of our local sporting clubs for the future. Every account matters. Every loan counts. And, you can access a…

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Lara Sporting Club Raising Funds

We have joined forces with the Lara Sporting Club to raise much needed funds to install a new electronic scoreboard, this is an innovative way to raise funds in what is becoming a cashless society, gone are the days of a gold coin donation. All funds raised will be put…

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Share the Dignity

The generosity of the community at this time of the year is inspiring and we have a carload full of bags to prove it! The #itsinthebag campaign provides homeless women of Australia with access to the necessity’s that we take for granted each day, it requires the donation of an…

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The Bethany Christmas Tree

  The Bethany Giving Tree Appeal helps to relieve any financial pressures that the festive season puts upon families around Geelong. Last year thousands of toys and gifts were generously donated and distributed to local children and families, and we look forward to your support again this year. To support bring…

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LDCE Grants Program – 2016

  Just a quick glance at all the clubs and groups that have benefited from the Lara District Community Enterprise grants program this year! They are all a huge part of our community and it’s incredible to be able to give back and watch them continue to grow! To contribute…

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