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Nova Credit Union

About Nova

Nova Credit Union has the key to your financial success.

We are in the business of meeting a wide array of financial needs with ease, simplicity and speed. Nova is the financial service brand that funds dreams, gives consumers more options and anticipates their financial needs. We strive to build partnerships that are based on trust and a win-win mentality.

Products and Solutions

We offer solutions to help you achieve your goals, with flexible products and solutions. Now your dreams are right within your reach.

Secure and Long-Term

Nova Credit Union was established in 1964 It started life as Hunter Water Board Employees Credit Union and after a merger with Newcastle Herald Employees Credit Union became Nova Credit Union. We have been proudly serving the Hunter community ever since.


We’ve long acknowledged that we have to put our members’ interests at the heart of every decision that we make.

“There’s more to a Credit Union than you think.”


General Manager David Franklin
Assistant General Manager Yvonne Armstrong
Loans Manager Lynne Guy
Credit Control & Finance Officer Kathryn O’Connor
Loans Clerk Emma Dodds
Member Service Officer Leanne West


List of directors
Chairman Martin Cushing
Deputy Chairman Rosalie Taggart
Director Ron Brooks
Director Karen Keegan
Director Stephen Pyke
Director Nicholas Bell


Hunter Water Representation
Address 36 Honeysuckle Drive
Newcastle West
NSW 2302
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