Defence Bank - Independence


Independence and Governance

Our Independence. 

The work and decisions of the Defence Bank Foundation are the responsibility of the Defence Bank Foundation and decisions are made independently from the commercial decisions of the Defence Bank.

While being independent, Defence Bank and the staff are significant supporters of the Defence Bank Foundation. Their skills, knowledge and fund-raising efforts are greatly appreciated by the Foundation.


The Defence Bank Foundation is a registered Charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) ABN 19 814 426 820, and holds Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

A Board of Trustees oversees the operations of the Defence Bank Foundation. 

Defence Bank Foundation is governed by a Trust Deed which defines how the Foundation is managed.