accounts

AIDF offers both personal and business accounts.
Please note that based on current regulatory restrictions the AIDF can only offer new accounts to those associated with the Anglican Diocese of Canberra & Goulburn. 

The definition of an ‘associate’ is under each account type below.

What type of account are you looking for?

*Associates Only

*Associates Only

PERSONAL ACCOUNTS

*Associates Only

Online Community Saver

+ Supports your local parish by donating 0.50% annually

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Funds can be accessed at any time

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online transactions only

+ Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly

+ Statements are annually

Loan

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Only available to Clergy and Diocesan Staff

+ Both personal and home loans available

Term Investment Account

+ Variety of terms available

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Fixed interest rate for the term

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online access (view only) available

+ Interest calculated daily and paid upon maturity or every 6 months if the term is 12 months and over

Online Community Saver

+ Supports your local parish by donating 0.50% annually

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Funds can be accessed at any time

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online transactions only

+ Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly

+ Statements are annually

Term Investment Account

+ Variety of terms available

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Fixed interest rate for the term

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online access (view only) available

+ Interest calculated daily and paid upon maturity or every 6 months if the term is 12 months and over

Loan

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Only available to Clergy and Diocesan Staff

+ Both personal and home loans available

Breaking a Term Investment

As a result of regulatory changes which took effect from 1st January 2018, the AIDF requires customers to give 31 days notice when breaking a Term Investment during the agreed term, before they can access the funds.  A penalty may also be charged.  Immediate access to funds under circumstances of hardship will be considered by the AIDF in accordance with our Early Access to Funds policy.

 

*Associate Definition
  • Person’s acting as trustees of the Anglican Church Property Trust;

  • A member of clergy, employee or voluntary* staff members who work for a parish, ministry unit, diocesan agency or school of the Diocese;

  • Trainee clergy who receive money or money’s worth.

               *A voluntary staff member includes the following:

  • A person who is a member of the governing body of the Diocese, a diocesan agency, school or ministry;

  • A person who is a member of any committee established by the Diocese to further the work of the diocese;

  • A person who works on a voluntary basis for at lease 40 hours a calendar month in a business operated by a parish or diocesan agency;

  • A person who works on a voluntary basis for at least 40 hours a calendar month in a diocesan charitable program
    (eg. a program which assists vulnerable members of the community by providing support such as counselling and
    low or no cost food and other household products).

Breaking a Term Investment

As a result of regulatory changes which took effect from 1st January 2018, the AIDF requires customers to give 31 days notice when breaking a Term Investment during the agreed term, before they can access the funds.  A penalty may also be charged.  Immediate access to funds under circumstances of hardship will be considered by the AIDF in accordance with our Early Access to Funds policy.

 

*Associate Definition
  • Person’s acting as trustees of the Anglican Church Property Trust;

  • A member of clergy, employee or voluntary* staff members who work for a parish, ministry unit, diocesan agency or school of the Diocese;

  • Trainee clergy who receive money or money’s worth.

               *A voluntary staff member includes the following:

  • A person who is a member of the governing body of the Diocese, a diocesan agency, school or ministry;

  • A person who is a member of any committee established by the Diocese to further the work of the diocese;

  • A person who works on a voluntary basis for at lease 40 hours a calendar month in a business operated by a parish or diocesan agency;

  • A person who works on a voluntary basis for at least 40 hours a calendar month in a diocesan charitable program
    (eg. a program which assists vulnerable members of the community by providing support such as counselling and
    low or no cost food and other household products).

BUSINESS ACCOUNTS

Parishes | Agencies | Schools

*Associates Only

BUSINESS ACCOUNTS

Parishes | Agencies | Schools

*Associates Only

Cash Management Account

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Funds can be accessed at any time

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online transactions only

+ Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly

+ Statements are annually

Cheque Account

+ Competitive interest rates

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online access available

+ Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly

Term Investment Account

+ Variety of terms available

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Fixed interest rate for the term

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online access (view only) available

+ Interest calculated daily and paid upon maturity or every 6 months if the term is 12 months and over

Access Account

+ Competitive interest rates

Loan

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Available to all Diocesan entities

Cash Management Account

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Funds can be accessed at any time

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online transactions only

+ Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly

+ Statements are annually

Term Investment Account

+ Variety of terms available

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Fixed interest rate for the term

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online access (view only) available

+ Interest calculated daily and paid upon maturity or every 6 months if the term is 12 months and over

Access Account

+ Competitive interest rates

Cheque Account

+ Competitive interest rates

+ No entry, exit, transaction or account keeping fees

+ Online access available

+ Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly

Loan

+ Competitive interest rates

+ Available to all Diocesan entities

Breaking a Term Investment

As a result of regulatory changes which took effect from 1st January 2018, the AIDF requires customers to give 31 days notice when breaking a Term Investment during the agreed term, before they can access the funds.  A penalty may also be charged.  Immediate access to funds under circumstances of hardship will be considered by the AIDF in accordance with our Early Access to Funds policy.

*Associate Definition

    • parishes and ministry units, which are bodies constituted by or under the authority of a decision of the Diocese;
    • Diocesan agencies and schools, which are bodies constituted by or under the authority of a decision of the Diocese and created by way of ordinance; or

    • a body formed for the purpose of advancing religion which is of the same denomination as the Diocese.

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