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Same Great Branch – Better Space

This article first appeared in the Village Pump, 27 May 2022 Samford is set to become North Brisbane’s major community banking hub, as the Community Bank Samford undergoes a makeover transformation which will see its staff across Brendale and Samford branches come...

Supporting Young Locals To Get A Bright Start

East Coast Apprenticeships Operations Manager Derek Carpendale joined this community based not-for-profit organisation 16 years ago, originally as the Employment Services Manager, and then in his current role for the last 10 years. It was a no-brainer for Derek to...

Defensive Driving Program: Stop the Fear of The Midnight Phone Call

Community Bank Samford and Brendale are proud to remind the community that the annual Defensive Driving course will be opening soon, and it is keen to get its next lot of future safer young drivers. We strongly promote this to all parents and those about to start...
Archery on target for great things

Archery on target for great things

Beginners Luck with the Samford Valley Archers After hearing that the Samford Valley Target Archers runs a variety of beginner courses and Come N Try sessions throughout the year, Bronwyn and Mandy from the Samford Community Bank decided to pick up a bow and arrow....

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No horsing around! Well… maybe a little bit.

No horsing around! Well… maybe a little bit.

As a community bank, we value community success. We are interested to know what drives your businesses and how they shape the community we are a part of. We don’t horse around with this kind of stuff! But a local organisation whose foundation literally is in support...

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Faces of Small Business

Faces of Small Business

100 Faces of Small Business As one of the proud sponsors of Queensland Small Business Week, the Samford and Brendale Community Bank branches have interviewed some of our local small businesses to find out their secrets to success or startup. 100 Faces of Small...

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Grants keeping residents in their homes longer and safer

Grants keeping residents in their homes longer and safer

If you had asked Lindsay Barton six months ago did he need any help at home, he would have said “no way”. Then, his wife Pat suffered a fall and Lindsay got very sick.  Suddenly he realised his worrying reality: he had to work out a way to keep him and his wife...

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Bendigo4Life – Defib4Life Program

Bendigo4Life – Defib4Life Program

The Samford and Brendale Community Banks are dedicated to rolling out a program of defibrillators in our communities to improve the quality of life for those who suffer a cardiac arrest. Talk to us about helping you get your community defibrillator.

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