The five things every first home buyer Googles

When you’re looking to break into the property market as a first home owner, there’s plenty to wrap your head around. It’s absolutely understandable that you’ll head over to Google to start your desk research on how to go about buying your first home. We answer five of the most...

When you’re looking to break into the property market as a first home owner, there’s plenty to wrap your...

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What is the Government’s HomeBuilder scheme and who is it for?

In an attempt to stimulate the economy, the Australian Government has rolled out HomeBuilder – a $25k grant for those building a new home or substantially renovating their current home. If you’re planning to build, HomeBuilder might mean you can add that extra en suite or guest bedroom. If you’re...

In an attempt to stimulate the economy, the Australian Government has rolled out HomeBuilder – a $25k grant for...

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SCCU increase the level of financial support to provide $50,000 in Community Grants

Southern Cross Credit Union announces more funding than ever before for their Community Grants program, with a total of $50,000 to be shared across applications from families, individuals, business and community groups. Community Grants is SCCU’s largest annual community program, generating enormous interest across the Northern Rivers. Living true to...

Southern Cross Credit Union announces more funding than ever before for their Community Grants program, with a total of...

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Fixed vs Variable – what does it mean?

There are several elements and factors that go into determining which home loan product is best for you and interest rate is often front of mind. Even if you’re not thinking about buying a house just yet, you’ve probably heard of the terms ‘fixed’ and ‘variable’ rates on the news...

There are several elements and factors that go into determining which home loan product is best for you and...

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Together we can do more – SCCU & Positive Change for Marine Life team up!

We’ve loved every minute of getting our hands dirty with Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) as a part of their River Warriors initiative and with the news of our new 3 year partnership – we couldn’t be prouder! Making a difference is incredibly important to who we are at...

We’ve loved every minute of getting our hands dirty with Positive Change for Marine Life (PCFML) as a part...

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Kingscliff Turtle Release

It’s not often that you get to start the work day at the beach but on Thursday 5th March the SCCU team and community partners Australian Seabird Rescue did just that, meeting on the Kingscliff sands for the release of 2 rehabilitated turtles, back into the wild.   Joined by locals,...

It’s not often that you get to start the work day at the beach but on Thursday 5th March...

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Southern Cross Credit Union Named Australian Mutual of the Year

At the recent Australian Lending Awards, hosted by RFI Group, Northern Rivers based Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) were named Australian Mutual of the Year. Having been finalists for the previous 3 years, SCCU managed to go one further this year; crediting their customers, community and their team for...

At the recent Australian Lending Awards, hosted by RFI Group, Northern Rivers based Southern Cross Credit Union (SCCU) were...

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2019 Community Grants Recipients

A big thank you to all our amazing local organisations, groups, projects and teams who participated in our Community Grants program in 2019. We received 48 eligible applications from all across the Northern Rivers and promoted each cause to the public, attracting over 2,500 online votes. Each applicant had their...

A big thank you to all our amazing local organisations, groups, projects and teams who participated in our Community...

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SCCU Supports 2020 Cabarita Charity Cup

Mates helping Mates is always a great Aussie tale, but this story of mateship has led to so much more. Originally known as the Rally for Tom Porter, the first Charity Cup fundraiser was held in 2013, after a group of mates were inspired to help raise money for...

Mates helping Mates is always a great Aussie tale, but this story of mateship has led to so much...

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Least-cost Routing to Affect Tap-and-go Payments

A recent initiative by the Australian Government known as Merchant Routing has given merchants (eg, a shop or business) the ability to choose how your Visa Debit Card transactions are processed. When you use contactless payments (‘tap-and-go’ / PayWave) with your Visa Debit Card, the merchant may choose to send...

A recent initiative by the Australian Government known as Merchant Routing has given merchants (eg, a shop or business)...

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SCCU Inducted into NSW Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame

On Saturday 19th October the winners of the NSW Business Chamber, Northern Rivers Regional Business Awards were announced and we were grateful to receive the award for Excellence in Business. We also became the inaugural inductee into the Hall of Fame for Excellence in Professional Service which recognises the...

On Saturday 19th October the winners of the NSW Business Chamber, Northern Rivers Regional Business Awards were announced and...

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Notice of 53rd Annual General Meeting

SOUTHERN CROSS CREDIT UNION LIMITED ABN 82 087 650 682 Notice of 53rd Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of Southern Cross Credit Union Ltd will be held on 26th November 2019 at the Credit Union’s Corporate Service Centre, Corner Pearl and Turnock Streets Kingscliff commencing at 4pm. The business of...

SOUTHERN CROSS CREDIT UNION LIMITED ABN 82 087 650 682 Notice of 53rd Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting of Southern...

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