Who We Are


Traditional Credit Union (TCU) occupies a unique position as the only Indigenous-owned credit union in Australia, working in two worlds to deliver both employment opportunities and real financial services in remote indigenous communities. We are proud of where we have come from and who we are, and we are passionate about where we are going.

Our Purpose

We provide banking on country

Our Values

  • Respecting Culture
  • Walk Together
  • Caring

Our Objectives

  • Provide essential banking services to First Nations people in remote areas of Northern Australia.
  • Provide financial and digital literacy.
  • Provide Indigenous employment and training.

Our Strategies

We will do this by:

  • Positioning TCU as the provider of essential remote banking services
  • Improving and diversifying financial services
  • Growing capability to meet the changing business environment
  • Being financially sustainable
  • Exploring Social Enterprise opportunities

Annual Report 2022/23

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