How do I resolve a complaint?

It is important for us to know what we do well and we are just as keen to hear when we have not met your expectations no matter the circumstance.

If you have a compliment, suggestion or complaint related to the products or services provided by the Group, any of our staff can assist you with the feedback. They will be objective and proactive in responding to you in order to achieve fair, reasonable and timely outcomes.

We will ensure that all complaints are fully documented, investigated and resolved in a timely manner as prescribed in the Australian Securities and Investments Commissions (ASIC) regulatory guide (RG165).

Contact Us

There are many ways to provide your feedback to us:

  • In person - by speaking to a member of our staff
  • Telephone – by contacting 1300 652 220 or if calling from overseas +61 3 5445 0666
    Mon to Fri 8am-8pm, Sat, Sun and public holidays 9am-4pm (CST)
  • Website – Feedback form
  • Social Media

Further help is available 

If you are not satisfied with our response, you can refer the matter to the Customer Advocate who will impartially assess your complaint, keep you informed of progress and provide a response.

The Customer Advocate can be contacted by:

  • Telephone - 1300 139 572 (+61 3 5485 7919) Mon to Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm Victorian time
  • Email - customeradvocate@bendigoadelaide.com.au
  • Post/Letter - write to Customer Advocate, P.O. Box 480, Bendigo, Vic, 3552

Alternatively (or following consideration by the Customer Advocate) you may refer your complaint directly to the appropriate External Dispute Resolution scheme.

Financial Ombudsman Service Australia 
GPO Box 3 
Melbourne Vic 3001
Phone: 1800 FOS AUS (1800 367 287)
Fax: 03 9613 6399 
Email: info@fos.org.au 
www.fos.org.au

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal 
Locked Bag 3060 GPO 
Melbourne Vic 3001
Phone: 1300 780 808
Fax: 03 8635 5588
Email: info@sct.gov.au
www.sct.gov.au

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
Phone: 1300 363 992
Email: enquiries@oaic.gov.au
www.oaic.gov.au