Our purpose.

Our purpose.

ProudlyME – our LGBTIQ+ employee affinity group – exists to spark conversation and stand tall for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and gender-diverse employees and customers, and all our straight allies.

A word from our CEO.

A word from our CEO.

ME is not simply a business – or just a bank – we’re a team of over 1000 employees and over 500,000 customers and it is our view that all have the right to be treated equally. ME has always been a different type of bank. Our history from day one has been to assist in creating dignity in retirement by providing low cost home loans. Indeed, we were founded on the principle of a fair go for all Australians.

The very essence of this organisation is about creating fairness and equality for all Australians. We stand for equality and we stand proud.

Jamie McPhee – CEO

LGBTIQ+ awards and membership.

Pride in diversity

Pride in diversity.

ME became members of the Pride In Diversity national employer support program in 2018.

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LGBTI awards

LGBTI awards.

In 2018, ProudlyME were one of 11 finalists for "New Employee Network of the Year"

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Marriage equality

Marriage equality.

We said YES to marriage equality back in 2014, and continue to work to level the playing field.

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MQFF sponsorship.

We’re proud to be a major sponsor of one of Melbourne’s most loved queer community events – the Melbourne Queer Film Festival which runs over March celebrating a proudly different kind of film festival. We teamed up with MQFF because we’re a bank that supports our staff and customers to be proudly themselves.

MQFF sponsorship.

We’re proud to be a major sponsor of one of Melbourne’s most loved queer community events – the Melbourne Queer Film Festival which runs over March celebrating a proudly different kind of film festival. We teamed up with MQFF because we’re a bank that supports our staff and customers to be proudly themselves.

Diversity partners.

Diversity Council of Australia

Diversity Council of Australia.

We signed up as a Diversity Council of Australia member in 2018.

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Work 180

Work 180.

Endorsed by Work 180 for our support of diversity, inclusion and equality.

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Workplace Gender Equality Agency

We have undertaken the requirements to be on the Pay Equity Ambassador list1, administered by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).

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Meet some of our team

Annie General Manager Enterprise Data

“As an employee, a woman in IT, and a proud member of the queer community, ME has stood behind me every day.

As managers, we know our board and executives value and expect us to support and foster a diverse workforce – we regard it as a differentiator, as well as the right thing to do.“

-Annie South, General Manager Enterprise Data

Red Service Excellence Coordinator

“Being gay and of indigenous New Zealander ethnicity it was important for me to work for an organisation that valued and respected diversity and me.

I cannot be more proud of the amazing work ME does for not just the LGBTIQ+ community but every Australian that wants to get ahead. ME truly cares about the fairness and equality for all Australians.”

-Red, Service Excellence Coordinator

Lil Real Time Analyst

“ProudlyME is important to me as it’s given me a community at work, and it’s been amazing being a part of a group making real change in the workplace, and queer community at large.

ME supports all our initiatives and really walks the walk in striving to make our workplace a more inclusive and positive place to be, not just for LGBTQIA+ staff but for everyone. ”

-Lil, Real Time Analyst

The legal stuff.

The legal stuff.
  1. Employer has undertaken the requirements to be on the Pay Equity Ambassador list, administered by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).