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NAB shuts nine bank branches due to ‘catastrophic’ bushfire danger

Jessica Yun
October 17, 2017: National Australia Bank ATM.
October 17, 2017: National Australia Bank ATM.

The National Bank of Australia will close nine bank branches in regional South Australia on Monday due to the high risk of bushfires.

“On Monday 30 December 2019 a number of NAB branches will be closed in South Australia due to a catastrophic fire danger rating across many parts of the state,” the bank said in a statement.

“The safety of our people and the community is our priority, which is why we have made this decision.”

The bank branches that will be closed are located in regional South Australia.

The branches are:

  • Clare branch and Business Banking Centre

  • Gawler branch and Business Banking Centre

  • Jamestown branch and Business Banking Centre

  • Mt Barker

  • Nuriootpa

  • Stirling

  • Strathalbyn

  • Victor Harbor

  • Murray Bridge

Customers can still access their bank accounts via telephone banking at 13 22 65 and online or through the app.

“We apologise for any inconvenience and thank the volunteers and emergency services for their ongoing work to keep the community safe,” NAB stated.

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