Welcome to the Diocesan Development Fund Rockhampton (DDF)
Established in 1963, the DDF provides a source of finance and credit for capital expenditure in the works of the Church and provides funds to support the Bishop of Rockhampton in exercising his duties of governance, teaching and sanctification across the Diocese.
As well as providing finance for capital projects, the DDF provides investment services and financial services to diocesan agencies, ministries, parishes and schools.
The Diocesan Development Fund (the Fund) is required by law to make the following disclosure. The Fund is not prudentially supervised by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority nor has it been examined or approved by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission. An investor in the Fund will not receive the benefit of the financial claims scheme or the depositor protection provisions in the Banking Act 1959 (Cth). Investments in the Fund are intended to be a means for investors to support the charitable, religious and educational works of the Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton and for whom the consideration of profit are not of primary relevance in the investment decision. The investments that the Fund offers are not subject to the usual protections for investors under the Corporations Act (Cth) or regulation by Australian Securities and Investments Commission. Investors may be unable to get some or all of their money back when the investor expects or at all and any investment of the Fund are not comparable to investments with banks, finance companies or fund managers. The Fund’s identification statement may be viewed here. The Fund does not hold an Australian Financial Services Licence.FIND OUT MORE