Two of north Queensland’s longest serving member owned credit unions will officially become one after today when ECU close its doors for the final time and reopen on Monday as the merged Queensland Country Credit Union.
The opportunity to build a genuine, customer-owned alternative to the big banks for all Queenslanders is the driving force behind the proposed merger of Queensland Country Credit Union and Queenslanders Credit Union.
Local businesses are working together to get Bowen back on its feet as soon as possible with Queensland Country Credit Union providing services to Members tomorrow from inside the doors of local florist, Floral Notes.
Queensland Country Credit Union has been announced as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) for the third consecutive year. They are only one of 106 organisations across Australia to be awarded the prestigious citation by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).
The trend toward 'locally owned' is set to hit a new high for banking in regional Queensland.