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We are a leading voice of mutual banking

Through the Media Centre our experts offer media a new perspective, drawn from insights and trends that emerge from providing quality retail banking products and support to over a quarter of a million (325,000) customers located across regional NSW, in Sydney, in other metropolitan capital cities and overseas.

Be it borrowing, saving, lending, spending, trending or innovating, our Media Centre can facilitate quality insights and perspectives for media organisations.

All media enquiries, photography and videography requests should be directed to the Media Team.

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Meet some of our spokespeople

  • Jeff Eather Jeff Eather Jeff is the Chair of Newcastle Permanent’s Board of Directors and has strong governance credentials and hands-on business leadership experience.
  • Jennifer Leslie Jennifer Leslie Jennifer is the Chair of our Charitable Foundation and has extensive governance, financial management and philanthropic sector experience.
  • Paul Juergens Paul Juergens With over 20 years of banking experience, Paul is a change leader with a sharp focus on improving the customer experience.
  • Shilpa Uppal Shilpa Uppal Shilpa’s People & Culture insights come from a global career spanning financial and professional services firms.

Media releases

22 October 2021
Google Pay available to Newcastle Permanent customers

Newcastle Permanent customers can now utilise Google Pay to make quick, safe tap and pay transactions. The free app enables faster and easier payment from compatible Android™ devices, without sharing a customer’s card number, thereby keeping information secure.

13 October 2021
Newcastle Permanent delivers for customers with deposit growth and record new home loan approvals

In financial year 2020/2021, Newcastle Permanent delivered one of its best years ever; growing both deposits and home loan approvals, maintaining its market-leading capital position, and delivering outstanding customer satisfaction and employee engagement. All despite a challenging year of ongoing COIVD-19 restrictions, historically low interest rates and continued economic uncertainty.

6 October 2021
Record-breaking 22,170 students registered to sit Newcastle Permanent Primary School Mathematics Competition today

More than 22,000 students from regional NSW will make history as they take to their screens for the annual Newcastle Permanent Primary School Mathematics Competition. This is Australia’s largest primary school mathematics competition and will be held digitally for the first time, testing the numeracy and problem-solving skills of year five and six students from 363 NSW schools.

21 September 2021
Newcastle Permanent brings Apple Pay to customers

20 September 2021
Hunter Surf Life Saving marks 40 years of partnership with Newcastle Permanent

3 August 2021
Newcastle Permanent and Greater Bank to merger to create regional powerhouse

9 July 2021
Newcastle Permanent ready to support customers impacted by NSW Covid

23 April 2021
At 118 Years of Age: Newcastle Permanent knows the importance of ANZAC Day traditions living on

16 April 2021:
Hunter Based Newcastle Permanent recognised on global stage. Not bad. 

29 March 2021:
Businesses challenged to dig deep for flood victims

22 March 2021:
Relief package for floods

15 March 2021:
Regional NSW Mutual customers show no sign of spending slowdown in 2021

17 February 2021:
Branch closures and multi-million investment

2 February 2021:
118 years of banking

29 January 2021:
Recognised for helping home buyers

22 December 2020:
Wrap up Salvos toy drive

7 December 2020:
The Wiggles virtual experience

19 November 2020: 
FinTech Australia partnership

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