Products & Services Overview
We offer a range of products and services to help your ministry grow into the future.
Savings and Transactional Accounts
We provide savings and transactional accounts that allow you to manage transactions with ease. We provide a competitive rate of return on your funds and do not charge account keeping fees.
You can manage transactions through:
- Direct Debits & Periodical payments;
- Cheque issuance facilities; and
- Over the counter deposits at Westpac branches.
Interest Rate Schedule
(for Parishes, Church Agencies, Schools, Entities and Clergy only)
Effective 1 July 2023
|Transactional account||0.10% p.a.|
|Savings account||3.00% p.a.|
|Savings account bonus rate (Maximum 2 withdrawals per month)||1.00% p.a.|
*Interest calculated daily and credited at the end of each month. Interest rates subject to change without notice.
Corporate Credit Cards
To assist you with managing expenses, corporate credit cards are available through our partnership with Westpac. Having a corporate credit card reduces the need for more manual payment methods such as petty cash and issuing of cheques.
Enables Catholic Entities to access accounts online at any time to:
- View balances, transactions and statements;
- Transfer funds; and
- Upload creditor payments; and
- Make BPAY payments
We provide flexible and tailored loans to Catholic Church entities to fund a range of purposes:
- New constructions
- Renovations & Refurbishments
- New technology
Through our partnership with Westpac, a range of merchant services are available to our customers:
- Payments in person (EFTPOS);
- Recurring payments from debit or credit cards; and
- Accepting payments online.
We can also assist you with a number of other financial services including:
- International Transfers;
- Bank guarantees;
- Foreign currency; and
- Cash floats.
Our Relationship with Westpac
The DDF has worked with the Westpac Bank for a number of years. Through this long standing relationship, we are able to facilitate the provision of products and services for our customers. An added benefit of this long standing relationship is the negotiated discounted pricing that all DDF customers receive on Westpac products and services that are established by the DDF. For information on any of the Westpac products and services that the DDF can assist you with, please contact us.CONTACT US