Savings Accounts

An easy way to invest with the CDF, earn interest and support the religious and charitable works of the church is to open a savings account.

Savings accounts have the following features:

  • Competitive rate of interest paid
  • Interest calculated on daily balances and credited 30 June and 31 December.
  • No transaction fees.
  • No account keeping fees.
  • Funds can be transferred electronically to and from the account.
  • Regular salary deductions can be paid directly into the account.
  • Regular payments such as school fees can be set up free of charge.
  • Access to CDF Online, to instantly view your account details and transfer funds to a nominated account.

To view and print a savings account opening form, click here To open the account, simply fill in the details on the form and bring it together with 100 points of I.D. to our office at 130 Lake Street, Cairns (next door to the Cathedral). There is free parking.

To view the interest rates for savings accounts click here.

To apply for CDF Online to view account details and transfer funds to a nominated account, click here.

An account with the CDF is aiding the mission of our diocese, and is an ethical investment. The CDF has been established for over 40 years and all funds are guaranteed by the total assets of the diocese.