You could win 1 of 4 $1,000 prizes if you convert your Passbook Account to one of our newer style accounts!

Why convert your passbook?

Passbook accounts are an older style account used for either transactions or savings. There are newer style accounts available that offer more competitive features and benefits for you to enjoy. Plus with the added bonus of potentially winning $1,000 it’s a good time to consider converting! See below for more information.

  • Financial strength icon Competitive rates Our savings accounts offer competitive interest rates.
  • access icon Free ATMs Withdraw cash from our ATMs fee free.
  • Banking anywhere Safe and secure Set up alerts for when money is transferred from your account.
  • Better value banking icon Visa Zero Liability- Enjoy extra protection that covers you for unauthorised card use.
  • online banking Real time view See your current balance or interest earned in real time.
  • Merchant Facilities Convenient access Use your card to get cash out at the ATM or when buying groceries.

How it works

When you are converting you can keep the same account number you have always had, so there is no need to update your account details. Converting is easy, our friendly staff do all the hard work for you either over the phone or in branch.

Don’t miss out on your chance to win $1,000, call us or visit in branch before 3 March 2019 and we can help you convert your account with ease.

The competition opens 4 February 2019 and closes 3 March 2019.
Competition Terms & Conditions of Entry are available here (PDF)

Our everyday accounts are designed for everyday spending, whenever and wherever you are.

Here's some more information for you: 
*Terms and Conditions apply and are available on request from Newcastle Permanent Building Society Limited ACN 087 651 992 Australian Credit Licence/Australian Financial Services Licence 238273. Competition opens 04/02/2019 and closes 03/03/2019. Prizes will be drawn 13/02/2019, 20/02/2019, 27/02/2019 and 06/03/2019. Prize is one (1) $1,000 cash prize per week during the competition period (total of four (4) $1,000 cash prizes) to be deposited into the winning accounts. NSW Permit No. LTPM/19/04047. This information has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Therefore, before acting on this information, you should consider its appropriateness having regard to these matters and the product Terms and Conditions.
** Newcastle Permanent Visa Cards are accepted anywhere, where Visa is accepted worldwide.
You should consider the Terms and Conditions in deciding whether to acquire, or to continue to hold these products. Fees and charges may apply.
Interest is earned for every calendar month that your Smart Saver Account closing balance on the last day of the month is at least $150 higher than the opening balance on the first day of that month (excluding any amounts of interest earned on the account in that month) and no more than 2 withdrawals have been made from the account during that month.
^^For more information about ‘Everyday Transactions’, refer to the product schedule.
#For accounts opened from 1 March 2018, a Fixed Introductory Bonus Rate (currently at 1.70% p.a.) will apply for 3 months after account opening on top of the current variable Standard Rate. This introductory offer is only available to new Online Savings Account holders who have not held an Online Savings Account with us during the last 6 months, and also have an Everyday Account, a Home Loan or a Credit Facility with us at the time interest is applied. At the end of the 3 month introductory period, the then current variable Standard Rate will apply to the Online Savings Account. Details of the Introductory Bonus Rate applicable to accounts opened from 1 December 2017 to 28 February 2018 can be obtained by contacting us on 13 19 87.
Interest rates effective as of 16/02/2019. All rates are variable and are subject to change without notice, but the fixed Introductory Bonus rate component will not change while it applies.