The power to change lives is in your hands, New England!

At Greater Bank, we're committed to the communities we call home. While we show this every day by helping New England locals make their financial dreams a reality, we realise that the best way to make communities stronger is by supporting the organisations that bring people together for the common good.

Cast your vote for December!

How to enter

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Post to Instagram or Twitter, or post to Greater Bank's Facebook wall - make sure your account's privacy settings are set to 'public'.
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Your post can be text, photo or video, telling us briefly how your organisation is contributing towards a Greater New England.
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Make sure you include the hashtag #GreaterNewEngland in your post, and we'll be sure to see it!
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Allow up to one working day for your entry to pass moderation, and you'll see it in our feed below - too easy!

Nominate your organisation

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Celebrating making a #GreaterNewEngland

Greater Bank has been helping local community organisations make New England greater for 12 months as part of the #GreaterNewEngland funding program. We've given away $105,000 so locals can continue making a difference in each others' lives

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Terms and Conditions of Entry

Terms and Conditions of Entry – Greater New England

1. This promotion is open to all members of the public who are 18 years of age or older, use Greater Bank’s website and Social Media platforms, who are natural persons and representatives of organisations listed as a not-for-profit or registered charity operating within a 50km radius of Armidale, Gunnedah or Tamworth, NSW.

2. Entrants must post text, photo or video via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. The post must contain a brief description of how they would contribute towards a Greater New England, and must contain the hashtag #GreaterNewEngland. The social media account used to post must be public.

3. By submitting an entry in the competition, all Entrants warrant that each visual entry media submitted is an original artistic work of the entrant which does not infringe the rights of any third party. The entrant agrees to indemnify Greater Bank against any and all claims, loss, damage and costs arising from a breach of the warranty set out in this condition.

4. Greater Bank will not be liable for any breach of copyright. The entrant will be solely responsible for their own entry and the consequences of submitting them. The entrant represents and warrants that their entry is their own and they own or have all necessary licences, rights, consents and permissions to use and authorize Greater Bank to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all entries to enable inclusion and use of the entries in the manner contemplated by these terms and conditions;

5. Failure to comply with any term or condition may result in disqualification and/or forfeiture of Prizes at Greater Bank’s sole discretion.

6. Employees of Greater Bank and their Immediate Families* are excluded from entry.

7. The promotion runs on a monthly rotational basis – entry periods are as follows:

  • 9:00am Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:00pm, Wednesday June 27, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, July 2, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday July 25, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, July 30, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday August 29, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, September 3, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, October 1, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday October 31, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, November 5, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday November 28, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, December 3, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday December 19, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, January 7, 2019 – 5:00pm, Wednesday January 30, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, February 4, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday February 27, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, March 4, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday March 27, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, April 1, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday April 24, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, April 29, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday May 29, 2019

Voting periods for the above entry periods are as follows:

  • 9:00am Monday, June 4, 2018 - 5:00pm, Wednesday June 27, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, July 2, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday July 25, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, July 30, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday August 29, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, September 3, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday September 26, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, October 1, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday October 31, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, November 5, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday November 28, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, December 3, 2018 – 5:00pm, Wednesday December 19, 2018
  • 9:00am Monday, January 7, 2019 – 5:00pm, Wednesday January 30, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, February 4, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday February 27, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, March 4, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday March 27, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, April 1, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday April 24, 2019
  • 9:00am Monday, April 29, 2019 - 5:00pm, Wednesday May 29, 2019

Voting is limited to one submission per hour. If Greater Bank has reason to believe the voting element of the Greater New England competition is being misappropriated, we reserve the right to disqualify entrants at any time.

8. The promotion ends at 5:00pm, Wednesday May 29, 2019

9. To enter, an entrant must, during the promotional period;

  • Post to one of the following social networks – Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
  • Post can contain text, image or video.
  • Post must contain the hashtag #GreaterNewEngland
  • Post must contain short explanation of how your organisation is contributing towards making New England Greater.
  • Post must be made from a social media account owned and managed by the organisation applying for funding. The social media account used to post must have privacy settings set to ‘Public’ to ensure the post is counted as a valid entry.
  • Entries must not be: Late; Delayed; Incomplete; Incomprehensible; Unlawful; Obscene; Defamatory; Libellous; Threatening; Pornographic; Harassing; Hateful; Racially or ethnically offensive; Capable or encouraging of conduct that would be considered a criminal offence; Capable of violating any law; or Capable of giving rise to civil liability.

Only one (1) entry per month (prize period) is permitted per entrant.

10. Greater Bank accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries, or entries not received by Greater Bank for any reason whatsoever.

11. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the entrant will be deemed to be the person or organisation whose social media account was used to post a valid entry during the prize period.

12. Entry into this draw is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

13. The Prize:

  • First place: 1 x donation of $3,000.00, into a Greater Bank account (X12)
  • Runner Up 1: 1 x donation of $1,000.00 into a Greater Bank account (x12)
  • Runner Up 2: 1 x donation of $1,000.00 into a Greater Bank account (x12)

14. The total prize pool is valued at $60,000.00

15. At the completion of each prize period, winners will be decided based on the number of votes received Online at https://www.greater.com.au/greaternewengland, Offline, via our Armidale, Tamworth and Gunnedah branches, however, Greater Bank retains the sole right to allocate the monthly prize pool upon the completion of the prize period. 

Entries will be selected to become a part of the voting element of the promotion by validating that entrants have met all entry criteria. This will be completed at Greater Bank’s Head Office, 103 Tudor Street, Hamilton at 10.00am AEST on the following dates:

  • 10.00am Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • 10.00am Thursday, July 26, 2018
  • 10.00am Thursday, August 30, 2017
  • 10.00am Thursday, September 27, 2018
  • 10.00am Thursday, November 1, 2018
  • 10:00am Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • 10.00am Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • 10.00am Thursday, January 31, 2019
  • 10.00am Thursday, February 28, 2019
  • 10.00am Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • 10.00am Thursday, April 25, 2019
  • 10.00am Thursday, May 30, 2019

16. Winners as part of the voting element of the promotion are required to attend Greater Bank’s Armidale, Tamworth or Gunnedah branch (whichever is closest) on the following dates/times to receive prize and arrange prize transfer:

  • 10:00am Friday, June 29, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, June 29, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, July 27, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, August 31, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, September 28, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, November 2, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, November 30, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, December 21, 2018
  • 10:00am Friday, February 1, 2019
  • 10:00am Friday, March 1, 2019
  • 10:00am Friday, March 29, 2019
  • 10.00am Friday, April 26, 2019
  • 10.00am Friday, May 31, 2019

*        Immediate family includes:  spouse; defacto spouse; parent; parent in law; defacto spouse parent; step-parent; foster-parent or legal guardian; grandparent; child; step-child; foster-child; adopted-child; grandchild; sibling; step-sibling; foster-sibling; defacto sibling; or same sex partner who lives with the Winner as the defacto partner of the Winner on a bona fide domestic basis.