Our Tindal branch is getting a refresh.

Our branch will be undergoing renovations while Defence upgrade works are undertaken at Tindal base. We are committed to maintaining a presence on-base. In the meantime, here's how you can stay in touch with us.

A branch for the future.

We look forward to opening our doors again soon. We are taking this opportunity to give our Tindal branch a refresh to better serve our members.

Our Tindal branch will be open until this Friday 25 March 2022.

We expect to re-open within the next six months and will be in touch when an exact date is known.

We understand these works could cause inconvenience. We thank you for your patience.

What nearby options are available to make withdrawals and deposits?

A number of options are available close to Tindal base to make withdrawals and deposits to and from your Defence Bank accounts.


You can make deposits (including cheque deposits) and withdrawals to and from your Defence Bank account(s) at any Australia Post outlet displaying the Bank@Post symbol.

Tindal RAAF LPO (1492 Stuart Highway, TINDAL, NT, 0853) is located on-base. It is open Monday to Thursday, 9am to 4:30pm, and Friday, 9am to 3:30pm.

Katherine Post Shop (13 Katherine Terrace, Katherine) is approximately 20 minutes by car from Tindal base. It is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. 

Note: For large withdrawals please contact Bank@Post prior to confirm the availability of cash.


You also have access to a number of fee-free ATMs including Defence Bank ATMs and those of the major banks across Australia. All Big 4 bank ATMs can be found within Katherine.

Can I still speak to someone or meet face-to-face?

Our home loan consultants are a phone call or Zoom appointment away. For everyday banking questions or to book an appointment with a home loan specialist, our Contact Centre is available on 1800 033 139, Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm (AEST). You can also contact us by email at info@defencebank.com.au.

Use our award-winning app.

Our award-winning app is another easy way to access and manage your money on the go, wherever you are. You can also set up your Defence Bank Visa debit and credit cards through the Defence Bank app, or directly through your device’s digital wallet, with Apple PayFitbit PayGarmin PayGoogle Pay and Samsung Pay.

Any questions?

Again, we apologise for any inconvenience this temporary closure may cause. You can count on us to answer any questions, so please don't hesitate to contact us.

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