The Bendigo bank was formed in the year 1858 to meet the financial needs of the citizens of Australia. It has a come a long way since its establishment and has focused on giving the best possible services to its customers. In the year 2007, Bendigo bank merged with the Adelaide bank and expanded its services even more. Bendigo bank has been the pioneer in starting various financial transactions in Australia. For example, it is the first financial enterprise to start Visa system in the country. This was started by the bank in the year 1982. It then introduced the Visa debit card in the same year. It is the first bank in Australia to start community banking, in which the local community operates the bank Both, the bank as well as the community share the revenue.
Branches of Bendigo Bank
Bendigo Bank has its head office in the city of Bendigo. This is the first bank in Australia which has its headquarters outside the capital Canberra. The bank has more than 160 branches owned by the company, 220 branches owned by the community and 100 agencies. The regional headquarters of the bank is situated in Melbourne, Acacia Ridge, Parramatta, Paradise Point, Pinewood, Townsville, Ringwood East, Frankston, Geraldton, Gold Coast, Ballarat, Queensland, Adelaide and South Australia; whereas the bank has other branches in Sydney, Victoria, Brisbane (bsb), Perth, nsw etc. Not only this but it has also opened ATM centers in all of the prime localities of Australia.