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January 2016

act. wins 'Best Innovative Banking Product 2016'

Starting 2016 by winning Money Magazine's 'Best of the Best' award for 'Best Innovative Banking Product' is more than we ever could have asked for.

We couldn't have done this without the support of our amazing activists who jumped on board with us and moved their banking to act.

See how you can join our philanthropic approach to everyday banking, or find out more about our award!

November 2015

act. celebrates first year

We're excited to say that today marks our first year anniversary!

We just want to say a huge thanks to everyone - every activist, every person who chosen to bring their banking to act. and has pledged to help a community project and not-for-profit with their impact dollars via our website.

With all your help, we are changing banking for good.

July 2015

Transition Bondi - Community Garden

"If you want to be happy for a day, do something nice for someone. If you want to be happy for a lifetime, get a garden"

Lance Lieber - Transition Bondi

This awesome video had people digging deep to raise $21,000 for the community garden at 241 Bondi Road,

See our live projects that are pitching for your support, or find out how you can make your banking do good.

June 2015

Meet the act. banking team

Come behind the scenes at our head office to meet the passionate team behind act.

Get great rates and personal service for your everyday banking that will make a difference to some awesome social projects

Do you consider yourself a changemaker? If so, you should be banking with act.!

Life Gap Widens for Mentally Ill

Our friends at Canefields Clubhouse in Brisbane help provide a psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults living with mental illness.

Their project successfully raised much needed funds to purchase exercise equipment for their members participating in the Healthy Heroes program.

Do you want to help initiatives like this? If so, head to our current live projects or find out how you can change your banking for good by switching to act.


We love the idea behind ThankBank so much because it is so similar to that of act.!

If you want to see people being rewarded for doing good deeds, ThankBank is a start-up with an awesome idea! They want to change the image of blood donation with their app that rewards donors.

Join act. in supporting more social innovation by making your banking count. Or, support one of our fantastic current live projects

April 2015

Welcome to the world of act.

What if you could take some of the profits made by a bank and give it to a cause that will do something great with it?

Well, now you can. Every month act. gifts you a portion of the profits generated by your everyday banking – we call them Impact Dollars - to support inspiring community projects you believe in.

If you want to help change the world, start by changing your bank to act.!!

December 2014

I CAN with your help - Sailors with DisABILITIES

act. launched in Sydney with the amazing team at Sailors with disABILITIES for an afternoon on Sydney's stunning harbour.

Needless to say, a great time was had by all

See the full details of their project - I Can with Your Help! or support one of our current live projects

November 2014

act. official launch video

Our official launch part one in Wollongong showcased the vision of act. and was warmly received by the local community.

act. is a world-first combination of banking and crowdfunding that puts banking profits back into communities to do good.

So, if you want to help create a positive change in the world, switch your banking to act.

Welcome to act. - banking that gives back!

There was lots of dancing as act. launched on November 10 2014.

The day saw our website,, going live as well as our first customer account opening.

Do you want to do good? Then join our other activists and switch your banking to act. today!

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