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Congratulations to Mara & Karen!

Congratulations to Mara Novembre and Karen Wilson for completing the first of three modules in their quest to become RG146 accredited. Both Mara and Karen completed the Tier 1 – Generic Knowledge module and have enrolled in the second of three modules (Tier 1 Securities – General Advice) which they hope to complete during the second half of 2020. The… Read more →

Changes to Westpac services for CCFS customers

Two recent changes have impacted Over the Counter (OTC) services provided to CCFS clients by Westpac. Large cash deposits. Westpac have introduced a daily account limit of $7,500 for over the counter cash deposits. Cash deposit over $7,500 will need to be deposited to your account over multiple days. Review of the overall agency arrangement. The current agreement between Westpac… Read more →

CCFS Office Relocation

For some time now, Churches of Christ in Victoria have been considering the possibility of moving to a more strategic and central location within Melbourne. A number of complementary factors have converged to present a compelling case for CCFS (in conjunction with the Churches of Christ Victorian State office) to relocate. Firstly, COVID-19 has redefined the ability of organisations to… Read more →

Congratulations Meera!

Congratulations to Meera for completing the first of three modules in her quest to become RG146 accredited. Meera completed the Tier 1 – Generic Knowledge module and hopes to complete the remaining 2 modules (Tier 1 Securities – General Advice & Tier 2 Deposit Products General Advice) during the second half of 2020. Since 2016, CCFS has been the holder… Read more →

Warnbro Redevelopment Nears Completion

Warnbro Community Church is located approximately 55kms south of Perth was established in 1991. Under the leadership of Pastor Ryan Laden, the church has outgrown the original facilities and in 2018 commenced a significant redevelopment of these facilities to better meet its future needs. Pastor Ryan has drawn on his previous family company experience in church construction to project manage… Read more →

Easter 2020 Holidays

Easter this year will be observed on Friday 10th April and Monday 13th April. The CCFS office will be closed on these days and there will be no payment processing over this period. Please ensure payments to non-CCFS account holders are processed early. As a guide, all payments to non-CCFS accounts should be entered and approved by 3.00pm (AEDT). Where an account requires… Read more →

CCFS Offers Support to Borrowers Experiencing Hardship Due to Coronavirus

The increasing threat of the Coronavirus to the Australian society and in particular the economic impact has prompted the CCFS Executive Team and Board to consider how best to respond to the rapidly changing environment and the impact this may have on our customers. CCFS has been working with its banking partners to ensure we have taken the necessary steps… Read more →

CCFS Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The increasing threat of Coronavirus to the Australian society and in particular the economic impact has prompted the CCFS Executive Team and Board to consider how best to respond to the rapidly changing environment and the impact this may have on our customers. CCFS has been in regular contact with its banking partners to ensure they have taken the necessary… Read more →

WA Key Investor’s Lunch

Key supporters and investors of the WA Building Extension Mutual Fund gathered together for lunch to recognise the significant contribution made by each one towards the vision and mission Churches of Christ in WA. The lunch also provided a valuable opportunity to introduce these investors to CCFS team members Joel Plotnek (MD), Stuart Campbell (NRM) and Greg McLean (Insurance Manager)… Read more →

CCFS Phone System Upgrades

Following the feedback provided via the recent Customer Insights Survey, CCFS have considered options available to improve our responsiveness to inbound phone calls. As a result, the CCVT/CCFS offices will be reconfigured to place the team in closer proximity to one another. This will also provide greater privacy for the CCFS team and the important data we manage. Secondly, the… Read more →