The Branch Manager of the Community Bank Daylesford District, Simon Robinson,  has resigned due to ill health. Simon has been on leave for the past month and felt it was in his best interests to leave and concentrate on improving his health. His resignation is effective immediately.

Simon was branch manager of the community bank branch for 6 years and oversaw considerable growth in the bank’s business. This growth saw the  community owned bank being  able to pay its shareholders dividends for the last 4 years (8 cents per share  in 2020) and return over $400,000 to the community through grants and sponsorships.

In announcing the resignation, bank Chair, Mark Rak said, “On behalf of the Board I want to thank Simon for his service over the past 6 years and for his contribution to the growth of the Branch. We wish him improved health and every success in future endeavours. Simon leaves the branch in a strong position capable of providing ongoing support to the Daylesford/Hepburn community”

Sean Dupe has been appointed acting Branch Manager, effective immediately. Customers are encouraged to refer any lending or other banking  enquiries to Sean, who can be contacted on 03 5348 4186 or

The recruitment process for a new Manager has commenced.