The Customer Owned Banking Association organises a number of events throughout the year to highlight the role credit unions, building societies, mutual banks and friendly societies play in the retail financial services sector and the community.

Darwin 2015 tagline logo2015 Customer Owned Banking Convention

We were pleased to announce that the 2015 Customer Owned Banking Convention will once again travel to the top end of Australia with this year's event being held at the Darwin Convention Centre from 19-22 September 2015

COBA and the AM Institute are delighted to extend a warm invitation to attend Darwin 2015 – the premier industry event for the customer owned banking sector.

Full details relating to the program, our confirmed speakers, registration, accommodation options and our tour program are available online at www.darwin2015.com.au This site will be regularly updated as new details are confirmed.

Please note - early bird registration has been extended to 22 July 2015 although we encourage you to register early and book your travel as flight options are limited into and out of Darwin.

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The 2015 Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus is now available.  If you have already received a copy of the Prospectus and would like to discuss any of the packages available or if you are new to our event and would like to request a copy of the Prospectus, please contact Concept Events on +61 2 9436 0232 or please send your contact information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

DIARY NOTE - 2016 Customer Owned Banking Convention

We were pleased to announce that the 2016 Customer Owned Banking Convention will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre from 24-27 September 2016

Please mark the dates in your diary now!

Industry Events

Parliamentary and community events are also organised by the Customer Owned Banking Association, working with our members to promote the interests and awareness of the customer owned financial services and friendly society sectors. These range from the promotion of International Credit Union Day (third Thursday in October each year) to regular industry events around the country.

Information about Member events are available on our secure COBA Member Portal.


To find out more

For further information:

Events Contacts

Kate Forsythe
Executive Assistant
Ph: 02 8035 8440
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