Wide Bay Australia Ltd (now Auswide Bank) was the largest building society in Queensland with a network of over 40 branches and agencies. It provided a broad range of personal and commercial financial products including everyday bank accounts, bonus plus accounts, today’s business accounts, farm management deposit accounts, business cash management accounts as well as personal and business loans, home mortgages, term deposits, lines of credit, foreign exchange, and credit and debit cards. Moreover, it offered financial planning, internet banking, mobile and phone banking, commercial and rural insurance, travel insurance and other services. The company was created in 1979 through the merger of the Burnett Permanent Building Society and the Maryborough Permanent Building Society. In 1994, Wide Bay was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange Limited. The company was formerly known as Wide Bay Capricorn Building Society and changed its name to Wide Bay Australia Ltd in 2003. In 2008, Wide Bay acquired Mackay Permanent Building Society. As of December 31, 2012, Wide Bay had total assets of $2.644 billion, total loans of $2.198 billion and deposits of $1.678 billion. The company had a long-term credit rating of BBB and short-term of A-2 issued by Standard & Poor’s.

In April 2015, Wide Bay Australia was relaunched as Auswide Bank Ltd.

Head office address:
16-20 Barolin Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670, Australia
Phone number: 1300 138 831
Website: www.auswidebank.com.au

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